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  • Parents of Invention: The Development of Library Automation Systems in the Late 20th Centuryby Christopher Brown-Syed

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 60.00

    Parents of Invention: The Development of Library Automation Systems in the Late 20th Century traces the rise and fall of mini-computer-based ILS. In doing so, it offers an insider's view of the process of creation, the technical challenges, and the lasting contributions of librarians and programmers at a time when librarians and their automation... more...

  • Bibliotheken: Innovation aus Traditionby Klaus Ceynowa; Martin Hermann

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 0.00

    Diese Festschrift, publiziert aus Anlass des 65. Geburtstages von Dr. Rolf Griebel, ehrt diesen für seine Leistungen als Generaldirektor der Bayerischen Staatsbibliothek, eine der weltweit bedeutendsten Universal- und Forschungsbibliotheken. Das Autorenverzeichnis umfasst bedeutende Beiträger aus dem deutschen und internationalen Informations-... more...

  • Gaming und Bibliothekenby Christoph Deeg

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 0.00

    Die Reihe Praxiswissen bietet Praktikern in Bibliotheken, Archiven und verwandten Informationseinrichtungen Antworten auf Fragen, die sich aus der täglichen Arbeit ergeben. Aktuelle Beispiele und Lösungsansätze werden von ausgewiesenen Fachleuten vorgestellt. Die enthaltenen Arbeitsmittel wie Checklisten, konkrete Textvorschläge, z.... more...

  • XML for Catalogers and Metadata Librariansby Timothy Cole; Myung-Ja Han

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 60.00

    How are today's librarians to manage and describe the ever-expanding volumes of resources, in both digital and print formats? The use of XML in cataloging and metadata workflows can improve metadata quality, the consistency of cataloging workflows, and adherence to standards. This book is intended to enable current and future catalogers and metadata... more...

  • Library Technology and User Servicesby Anthony S. Chow; Tim Bucknall

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 80.00

    Written as a technology guide for students, practitioners, and administrators, the focus of this book is on introducing current and future trends in library technology and automation within the larger context of strategic and systems planning, implementation, and continuous improvement. Technology is an essential resource for attaining both organizational... more...

  • The Strategic Management of Technologyby David Baker

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 70.00

    Aimed at professionals within Library and Information Services (LIS), this book is about the management of technology in a strategic context. The book is written against a backdrop of the complete transformation of LIS over the last twenty years as a result of technology. The book aims to provide managers and students of LIS at all levels with the... more...

  • Outsourcing Technologyby Robin Hastings

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 76.00

    The care and maintenance of technology is a specialized field requiring a diverse set of skills to perform properly. Many libraries find it difficult to attract skilled people because of a lack of personnel budgets, because of a location that is rural enough to have a limited applicant pool, or because the library lacks enough technological savvy... more...

  • Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Editionby Dania Bilal

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 55.00

    Recent advances in technology such as cloud computing, recent industry standards such as RFID, bibliographic standards like RDA and BIBFRAME, the increased adoption of open source integrated library systems (ILS), and continued shift in users' expectations have increased the complexity of the decision regarding ILS for all types of libraries. ... more...

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    American Library Association 2014; Not Available

    E-book vendors continue to experiment: adjustments to business models, consolidation of content, and mergers with competitors mean constant change. more...

  • Technologyby Don McCloy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Technology: Made Simple focuses on the history, processes, methodologies, principles, and advancements in technology. The publication first elaborates on the history and development of technology and how it extends the muscles, senses, communication, and control of man. Discussions focus on amplifiers, control and human operators, stability, sense... more...