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  • Web 2..0 and Social Networking in Libraries.by Lucy Tedd

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00

    Covers important developments in the use of social networking and Web 2.0 in the education sector, particularly libraries.Includes examples of using Second Life;, the introduction of Web2.0 technologies in library catalogues; database user interfaces and and the use of open source. more...

  • Ubiquitous Digital Libraryby Jin Chen

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book focuses on the 'Ubiquitous Digital Library and Innovative Community'. The topic, as well as the papers contained herein, covers a broad range of the latest issues and developments in digital libraries, such as the applications of new information and communication technologies, user interfaces, networks, Web 2.0, innovative concepts... more...

  • Next-generation OPACsby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    There have been concerted efforts by many libraries to try to reinvent or retool their clunky vendor OPACs with Web 2.0 technologies, either through new-look front-end applications, back-end softwares that integrate Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR)-like functionality, or through integration of social networking tools that users... more...

  • BLOGSby Barrie Gunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    Interest in blogging has stemmed from the apparently growing significance and influence in specific contexts, in particular journalism and politics. It has also been driven by theoretical questions about the role these sites can play in an erosion of the traditional divide between the “public” and the “private” in people’s... more...

  • Web 2.0 and Gaming in Librariesby Sarah McNicol

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    More and more libraries from all sectors are beginning to embrace Web 2.0 technologies and to investigate the potential of social networking, blogs, podcasting, wikis, gaming and other tools to connect with younger members of their user community in particular. This e-book reports on some of the most recent developments and activities in this dynamic,... more...

  • Special Sections on ALIA 2008 and MTSR 2007by David Raitt

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    This e-book contains papers from both the Second International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR '07) and the 2008 Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) conference. The MTSR conference focuses on the meeting point between Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Information Science, while ALIA's themes... more...

  • Buchwissenschaft in Deutschlandby Ursula Rautenberg

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 252.00

    In the competition with modern digital media, the book has commanded the attention of a wider public as a medium with its specific advantages and communicative achievements. This collected volume presents the findings of research into the book, institutions and associations concerned with expert communication, concepts of teaching in book studies,... more...

  • The Effect of the Global Recession on Librariesby Brad Eden

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    Articles on selling your library's value during tough economic times, exceptional service even after deep budget cuts, and reviewign established practices. Columns on budgeting, cost-benefit analysis and the small academic library perspective during recession. more...

  • Technology and Digital Preservationby Michael Seadle

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The topic of this e-book is technological issues in long term digital archiving. The technological problems are neither intractable nor completely solved. The articles in this e-book look at specific areas in which current research is active with the goal of giving librarians a more realistic understanding of the state-of-of-the-art for digital archiving... more...

  • Formation et soutien à l'enseignement universitaireby Louise Langevin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 22.50

    À l'instar des universités américaines, anglaises et australiennes, le quotidien des universités canadiennes et québécoises est marqué par une compétition féroce pour obtenir subventions et commandites et pour attirer les meilleurs étudiants du monde. Pour ce faire, elles tentent d'attirer des... more...