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- 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 2010; US$ 80.00
In a world where computing power, ubiquity and connectivity create powerful new ways to facilitate learning, this book examines how librarians and information professionals can utilize emerging technologies to expand service and resource delivery. With contributions from leading professionals, including lecturers, librarians and e-learning technologists,... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 90.00
Managing the process of building and maintaining an effective library website can be as challenging as designing the product itself. Web Project Management for Academic Libraries outlines the best practices for managing successful projects related to the academic library website. The book is a collection of practical, real-world solutions to help web... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 70.00
Targeted at Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals, this book concentrates on usability evaluation methods used to design usable and user-centered library websites. Aimed at the practitioner, it is a practical guide to methods that are used to gather information from potential users that shape the design of the website based on an interactive... more...
- Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 35.00
This set of conference proceedings derives from the Information Literacy: Recognising the Need conference at Staffordshire University, 17 May 2006. The papers in this book discuss key themes in information literacy and have been written by several renowned experts in the field. Information literacy is not just about finding information: it is a true... 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...
- Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 70.00
Aimed at information managers in organisations including local/state government, libraries and financial services. Mastering Information Retrieval and Probabilistic Decision Intelligence Technology reviews the management of information and its focus to people empowered to make decisions. It provides managers and students of information with the resources... more...