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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00
Best of the Web ? Geography is an evaluative guide, taking the reader through the best web sites on geography. Only sites, which are considered to be informative, reliable and stable have been included. Thus, the reader receives a broad palette of relevant sites with valuable information on the subject of geography. The information given... more...
- ALA Editions 2009; US$ 34.00
This issue of Library Technology Reports explores the idea of the digital branch?a library website that is a vital, functional resource for patrons and enhances the library?s place within its community. 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 2003; US$ 41.95
The 1998 Data Protection Act provides a framework for the way in which organisations should collect and process personal information. It has far-reaching implications for library and information managers who hold personal data on computer or on paper, or who may be called on to advise their colleagues. This practical guide explains the legal requirements... more...
- 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...
- 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$ 182.00
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...
- 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...