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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00
In OCLC 1967--1997: Thirty Years of Furthering Access to the World's Information, you'll see how libraries, librarians, and librarianship have changed dramatically since the late sixties, when OCLC was founded as a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization. You'll also see how far information professionals have come... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
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...
- American Library Association 2014; US$ 38.00
For young listeners the folktale is a perfect gateway to the exciting worlds of culture and literature, and Del Negro?s book invites their engagement with proven techniques and original story scripts that can be used by experienced as well as beginning tellers. more...
- Facet Publishing 2013; US$ 79.92
Explains how to use the different types of Web 2.0 technologies, and shows how libraries can get the most out of them. This book features chapters looking at the following key areas: social networking; presentations; social search engines; twitter; and, the various trends and Web 3.0. It is suitable for library and information professionals. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Cloud computing can be confusing - the number and types of services that are available through ?the cloud? are growing by the day. Making the Most of the Cloud: How to Choose and Implement the Best Services for Your Library takes you through some of the more popular cloud services in libraries and breaks down what you need to know to pick the... 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95
Portals and Libraries provides an in-depth look at various libraries' challenges and the cutting-edge technology used in providing high-quality electronic access to users through portal systems. Respected authorities detail efforts to build a new kind of search and retrieval system that includes access to the Web as well as other vital collections... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
This guide examines the use of technology for sharing information, both within an organisation, and between companies and their clients and customers. It looks in particular at the use of push/ pull technologies for delivering current awareness services. The guide also discusses the pros and cons of the technology, particularly information overload,... more...