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  • Selected Papers from the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Technologies for E-Learning (MTEL)by Gerald Friedland; Lars Knipping; Nadine Ludwig

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    New technologies and trends – such as mobile and semantic computing – open up new and exciting opportunities for teaching with multimedia and the creation of multimedia learning material. The papers in this e-book investigate how can these new trends in multimedia research be used to improve multimedia education or education in general? more...

  • User Research & Technologyby Elke Greifeneder

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book examines changes in the quality of user research in Library and Information Science. The diversity of methods to study users is growing and a confidence about labeling and using methods is becoming manifest. The number of research questions that a single study answers is both diminishing and at the same time growing more diverse. Research... more...

  • Handbuch Bibliothek 2.0by Patrick Danowski; Julia Bergmann

    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...

  • The people's networkby Andrew Cox

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2003; US$ 199.00

    The theme of this issue is the People's Network (PN): Lottery-funded by the New Opportunities Fund and managed by Resource, the People's Network project is part of the Government's commitment to give everyone in the UK the opportunity to use computers and access the Internet (www.peoplesnetwork.gov.uk/).: learn;.; find work;.; keep in touch;.;... more...

  • Digital Convergenceby Rae A. Earnshaw; John A. Vince

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    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...

  • The Library and the Internetby Boria Sax

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    This e-book of On the Horizon, edited by Boria Sax, is devoted to new concepts and innovations in higher education, especially online, that may provide impetus for a paradigm shift. In his introduction entitled “The Library and the Internet,” Boria Sax analyzes the ways in which digital technologies may impact the traditional tension between... more...

  • Digital Librariesby Lucy A. Tedd; J. Andrew Large

    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...

  • The National Electronic Library: A Guide to the Future for Library Managersby Gary Pitkin

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 75.00

    The National Information Infrastructure will bring information to the doorstep of every household. Librarianship must respond to this development through the National Electronic Library. Librarianship as a profession must set the information agenda if it is to be a viable and influential entity in the electronic environment. Traditional library services... more...

  • Web Scale Discovery Servicesby Jason Vaughan

    ALA Editions 2011; US$ 34.00

    To help individual libraries evaluate which service will best meet the needs of the library and its community, this report provides detailed evaluation questions and concludes with a section providing additional background information on each service. more...

  • Without a Netby Jessamyn C. West

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 40.00

    Millions of Americans—35 percent of adults—live without broadband access at home. Perhaps more surprising, as of late 2009, 22 percent of adults still did not use the Internet at all. New government initiatives and services mean that Internet access and understanding is no longer an optional skill. How can libraries help close the gap? more...