The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know

Author: LITA
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838912281
Format: PDF, ePub
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While it's inspiring to ponder the libraries of the 22nd century, it's a lot more practical to think ahead to the next five years. That's just what Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors have done, showing library technology staff and administrators where to invest time and money to receive the greatest benefits. Their ideas will stimulate strategic thinking and help library staff make informed decisions about meeting user expectations and delivering services. Sure conversation starters and informative for any library, chapters include “Impetus to Innovate: Convergence and Library Trends,” by A.J. Million and Heather Lea Moulaison“Hands-Free Augmented Reality: Impacting the Library Future,” by Brigitte M. Bell and Terry Cottrell“Libraries and Archives Augmenting the World,” by William Denton“The Future of Cloud-Based Library Systems,” by Steven Bowers and Elliot Jonathan Polak“Library Discovery: From Ponds to Streams,” by Varnum“Exit As Strategy: Web Services as the New Websites for Many Libraries,” by Anson Parker, VP Nagraj, and David Moody“Reading and Non-Reading: Text Mining in Critical Practice,” by Devin Higgins“Bigger, Better, Together: Building the Digital Library of the Future,” by Jeremy York“The Case for Open Hardware in Libraries,” by Jason Griffey This compendium offers an expert-level view of the library technology that’s just around the corner.

Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies Best Practices for Information Professionals

Author: Nicole Hennig
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440854416
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The ever-increasing acceleration of technological change demands that today's information professionals and educators not only be constantly acquiring new knowledge and skills, but also that they cultivate the ability to make sound judgments on which technologies to embrace. If you are grappling with information overload and wondering how you can keep up, this guide is for you. • Helps information specialists create a strategy for keeping up with new technologies and for making informed judgments on which technologies to test and integrate into library services • Provides ideas for designing curriculum for an education technology specialist career track in library school • Gives those who are preparing to interview for a technology specialist position a reliable guide for professional growth • Identifies which types of resources are most helpful for keeping up with new technologies

Free Technology for Libraries

Author: Amy Deschenes
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442259280
Format: PDF, ePub
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Free Technology for Libraries will help you discover how you can implement top-notch technology solutions within your organization to create intranets and knowledge bases, conduct webinars and conference calls, manage electronic resources, track library statistics, market your library, and much more, all at no cost!

The Neal Schuman Library Technology Companion Fifth Edition A Basic Guide for Library Staff

Author: John J. Burke
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838914268
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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In its new fifth edition, which has been completely updated and reorganized, this one-stop overview of all technologies used in libraries today is more comprehensive and compelling than ever. The perfect primer for LIS students, Burke's guide should also be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. It gives readers a sound and sensible way to consider, access, and use library technologies to better meet the needs of library users. Its incisive coverage includes complete analysis of the librarian's technological toolbox for teaching, security, databases, and more;expert advice on how to compare and evaluate competing technology solutions;mobile devices and technology, social media, streaming media, and privacy;makerspaces and other technology programing;updated content on open source catalog systems, discovery layers, and related elements of library management systems;a new section on learning management systems (LMS);websites, web-based services, and free information resources;improved guidance on usability;new technology predictions for the future, with tips on how to stay up to date with the latest developments; anda glossary of useful terms. Informed by a large-scale survey of librarians across the spectrum of institution types, this guide will be a true technology companion to novices and seasoned LIS professionals alike.

E Learning and the Academic Library

Author: Scott Rice
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 1476624410
Format: PDF
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Focusing on academic libraries and librarians who are extending the boundaries of e-learning, this collection of essays presents new ways of using information and communication technologies to create learning experiences for a variety of user communities. Essays feature e-learning projects involving MOOCs (massive open online courses), augmented reality, chatbots and other innovative applications. Contributors describe the process of project development, from determination of need, to exploration of tools, project design and user assessment.

Charlie und die Schokoladenfabrik

Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783499213366
Format: PDF, ePub
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So ein sagenhaftes Glück für den armen hungrigen Charlie! Er darf die geheimnisvolle Fabrik besichtigen, wo Schokoladenströme fliessen und die tollsten Erfindungen gemacht werden. Ab 7. - Vgl. Kinofilm.

3 D Printers for Libraries

Author: Jason Griffey
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838959305
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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."..Offers an explanation of the various types of 3-D printers, how they work, and the materials used...[; and] describes a range of specific 3-D printing products appropriate for library use"--Abstract.

The Facet Digital Libraries Collection

Author: Facet Publishing
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781783303250
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This Collection contains the following books: Exploring Digital Libraries by Karen Calhoun Digital Libraries and Information Access edited by G. G. Chowdhury and Schubert Foo Mastering Digital Librarianship edited by Alison Mackenzie and Lindsey Martin The Network Reshapes the Library by Lorcan Dempsey and Kenneth J Varnum User Studies for Digital Library Development edited by Milena Dobreva, Andy O'Dwyer and Pierluigi Feliciati The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know edited by Kenneth J Varnum There is a 10% discount off the combined price of the books in the Collection. 010

Dewey Dezimalklassifikation

Author: Lois Mai Chan
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110942313
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Increasing use of the DDC in the German-speaking regions leads to a considerable increase in the demand for information and teaching material on this classification system in Library training and practice. The German translation of the DDC instruction book offers both students and all those working practically or researching with the DDC classification, an extensive introduction to the theoretical basics of the classification, supplemented by professional aspects and many individual examples. The use of tables and the notation synthesis are explained in detail, and clarified with practical exercises. This textbook is thus also well suited for individual studies, offering numerous possibilities to check and repeat what has been learned. For the teacher, there are notes on structuring leasons and preparing teaching material and tests.