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  • 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...

  • Best of the Web - Geographyby Chris Leftley

    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 for each... more...

  • Building the Digital Branch: Guidelines for Transforming Your Library Websiteby David Lee King

    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...

  • 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...

  • Data Protection for Library and Information Servicesby Paul Ticher

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 41.95

    This practical guide explains the legal requirements of the 1998 Data Protection Act and illustrates issues raised by this with dozens of relevant and informative case-studies. more...

  • Digital Convergenceby Rae A. Earnshaw; John A. Vince

    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...

  • Digital Dilemmas and Solutionsby Peter Limb

    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...

  • Digital Librariesby Lucy A. Tedd; J. Andrew Large

    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...

  • Do You Web 2.0?by Linda Berube

    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...