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  • Oclc 1967:1997by K. Wayne Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 110.00

    OCLC 1967-1997 commemorates the thirtieth anniversary of OCLC's founding as a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization on July 6, 1967. As chapters show, the OCLC story is fundamentally one of the power of library cooperation for the common good. It is also a story of the age-old dream of people seeking more information... more...

  • Library Web Ecologyby Jacquelyn Erdman

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 85.00

    Library Web Ecology is a thorough reference to help professionals in Library and Information Science (LIS) to develop a sustainable, usable, and highly effective website. The book describes the entire process of developing and implementing a successful website. Topics include: managing a web team, developing a web culture, creating a strategic plan,... more...

  • Are Libraries Obsolete?by Mark Y. Herring

    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...

  • GOOGLE SCHOLAR AND MORE - MILLERby William Miller; Rita Pellen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    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 in the past few years, many of which have not received wide attention and are as yet not often used in libraries. more...

  • Folktales Aloud: Practical Advice for Playful Storytellingby Janice M. Del Negro

    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...

  • How to Use Web 2.0 in Your Libraryby Phil Bradley

    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...

  • Making the Most of the Cloudby Robin Hastings

    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...

  • Chinese Librarianship in the Digital Eraby Conghui Fang

    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...

  • Cloud-Based Services for Your Libraryby Erik T. Mitchell

    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...

  • Portals and Librariesby Sarah C. Michalak

    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...