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  • The Transforming Public Library Technology Infrastructureby ALA Office for Research and Statistics (ORS)

    ALA Editions 2011; Not Available

    This issue of Library Technology Reports brings together longitudinal data, key issues, trends, and best practices that will provide library staff with tools for planning, advocacy, and service enhancements. more...

  • IT Career JumpStartby Naomi J. Alpern; Joey Alpern; Randy Muller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.99 US$ 26.50

    A practical approach for anyone looking to enter the IT workforce Before candidates can begin to prepare for any kind of certification, they need a basic understanding of the various hardware and software components used in a computer network. Aimed at aspiring IT professionals, this invaluable book strips down a network to its bare basics, and... more...

  • Google This!by Terry Ballard

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 80.00

    Many libraries and museums have adapted to the current information climate, working with Google, Facebook, Twitter and iTunes to deliver information for their users. Many have not. Google This! describes the variety of free or nearly free options for social media, and shows how libraries are adapting, from the Library of Congress to small public libraries.... more...

  • Serving Online Customersby Donald A. Barclay

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 58.00

    To compete in the digital age, libraries must provide outstanding customer service to their virtual users. Serving Online Customers: Lessons for Libraries from the Business World is a practical guide to help libraries adopt and adapt the best practices of e-business for their own online operations. more...

  • Handbuch Bibliothek 2.0by Julia Bergmann; Patrick Danowski

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 0.00

    Unter Bibliothek 2.0 verstehen die Herausgeber eine Einrichtung, die die Prinzipien des Web 2.0 wie Offenheit, Wiederverwendung (ReUse), Kollaboration und Interaktion in der Gesamtorganisation anwendet. Bibliotheken erweitern Serviceangebote und Arbeitsabläufe um die Möglichkeiten der Web 2.0-Technologien. Dies verändert Berufsbild und... more...

  • Public Libraries and the Internet: Roles, Perspectives, and Implicationsby John Bertot; Charles McClure; Paul Jaeger

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 55.00

    Public Libraries and the Internet: Roles, Perspectives, and Implications explores the impact of the Internet and the expansion of the networked environment on U.S. public libraries through more than a dozen essays written by leading scholars and administrators. Notwithstanding the far-reaching changes wrought by the Internet, this is the first attempt... 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...

  • Usability Testingby Rebecca Blakiston

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 61.50

    Do you want to improve the usability of your library website, but feel that it is too difficult, time-consuming, or expensive? Usability Testing: A Practical Guide for Librarians will teach you how to make the case for usability testing, define your audience and their goals, select a usability testing method appropriate for your particular context,... more...

  • Mastering Information Retrieval and Probabilistic Decision Intelligence Technologyby Daniel Brown

    Elsevier Science 2004; US$ 70.00

    Aimed at information managers in organisations including local/state government, libraries and financial services. Mastering Information Retrieval and Probabilistic Decision Intelligence Technology reviews the management of information and its focus to people empowered to make decisions. It provides managers and students of information with the resources... more...

  • Information and Information Systemsby Michael Buckland

    ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 31.95

    Michael Buckland offers an examination of information systems that is comparative rather than narrowly technical in approach. With careful attention to different meanings of information, Buckland examines the nature of retrieval-based information systems such as archives, databases, libraries, and museums, and their relationships to their social context.... more...