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- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00
Best of the Web Geography is an evaluative guide, taking the reader through the best web sites on geography. Only sites, which are considered to be informative, reliable and stable have been included. Thus, the reader receives a broad palette of relevant sites with valuable information on the subject of geography. The information given for each... more...
- ALA Editions 2009; US$ 34.00
This issue of Library Technology Reports explores the idea of the digital branch?a library website that is a vital, functional resource for patrons and enhances the library?s place within its community. more...
- American Library Association 2013; US$ 52.00
By exploring specific examples of cloud computing and virtualization, this book allows libraries considering cloud computing to start their exploration of these systems with a more informed perspective. more...
- Europa Publications 2001; US$ 38.00
This practical guide explains the legal requirements of the 1998 Data Protection Act and illustrates issues raised by this with dozens of relevant and informative case-studies. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 149.99
The convergence of IT, telecommunications, and media is bringing about a revolution in the way information is collected, stored and accessed. There are 3 reasons why this is happening - reducing cost, increasing quality, and increasing bandwidth. This volume presents key aspects in this field in the areas of technology and information sciences. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 168.00
This book introduces readers to the principles underlying digital libraries, illustrating these principles by reference to a wide range of digital library practices throughout the world. Individual chapters deal with issues such as: digital library users and the services that are offered to them, the standards and protocols with which digital libraries... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 29.95
In the beginning, the World Wide Web was exciting and open to the point of anarchy, a vast and intimidating repository of unindexed confusion. Into this creative chaos came Google with its dazzling mission??To organize the world?s information and make it universally accessible??and its much-quoted motto, ?Don?t be evil.? In this provocative book, Siva... more...
- J.B. Metzler'sche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2012; US$ 76.04
Hauptbeschreibung Welche Rolle spielt die Bibliothek in Zeiten der Digitalisierung? Seit jeher unverzichtbare Quellen der Forschung, übernehmen Bibliotheken heute vielfältige neue Aufgaben. Beispielsweise sind sie an der Entstehung von Semantic-Web-Strukturen und an der digitalen Langzeitarchivierung beteiligt. Das Handbuch bietet einen fundierten... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 84.00
With the term "Library 2.0" the editors mean an institution which applies the principles of the Web 2.0 such as openness, re-use, collaboration and interaction in the entire organization. Libraries are extending their service offerings and work processes to include the potential of Web 2.0 technologies. This changes the job description and self-image... more...
- Facet Publishing 2007; US$ 77.42
The Web 2.0 and social software explosion has the capability to transform the online profile of libraries and help reach out to tech-savvy young users to whom the library may be invisible. This title explains how to use the different types of Web 2.0 technologies, and, using examples, shows how libraries can get the most out of them. more...