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- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00
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... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 25.00
The digital age has transformed information access in ways that few ever dreamed. But the afterclap of our digital wonders has left libraries reeling as they are no longer the chief contender in information delivery. The author gives both sides--the web aficionados, some of them unhinged, and the traditional librarians, some blinkered--a fair hearing... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 35.00
Focusing on ways social bookmarking can impact academic and public libraries and increase collaborations with both patrons and faculty, Bookmarking: Beyond the Basics introduces a variety of social bookmarking websites with helpful tutorials and activities for a wide range of users. It addresses social bookmarking sites such as Delicious/Avos, LaterThis,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00
The library in China has been transformed by rapid socioeconomic development, and the proliferation of the Internet. The issues faced by Chinese libraries andlibrarians are those faced by library practitioners more globally, however, China also has its own unique set of issues in the digital era, including developmental imbalance between East and West,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 70.00
Today, all librarians face daunting challenges posed by trends in technology, publishing, and education as the impact of a globalising information economy forces a rethink of both library strategic directions and everyday library operations. This book brings together the main issues and dilemmas facing libraries; the book clearly shows how to deal... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 196.00
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... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00
Web 2.0 technology is a hot topic at the moment, and public librarians in particular are beginning to feel the pressure to apply these tools. Indeed, Web 2.0 has the potential to transform library services, but only if the policy and strategy for those services are ready to be transformed. The author not only reviews these tools and provides practical... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 70.00
The compendium presents outstanding examples of the work of support groups and friends circles at public libraries in Germany. The focus includes themes such as public relations work, fund-raising, and intercultural models. Developed from a seminar project at the Humboldt University of Berlin, the publication will be of interest to friends... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
In only a few years, Google has become an authoritative provider of multiple products which have changed the digital information landscape. This book discusses how libraries can go beyond Google?s basic search and Scholar functions to expand services for their patrons. Respected authorities reveal the expanding variety of new Google applications developed... more...
- Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 95.92
This edited collection provides a cutting edge overview of issues of key concern for information professionals providing information services in corporate environments. more...