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Neal-Schuman library technology companion: a basic guide for library staff, Fourth edition
Dil:
English
Dil Kodu:
eng
ISBN:
9781555709310

9781555709150

9781555709334

9781555709327
Yayın Bilgileri:
American Library Association, 2013.
Fiziksel Tanımlama:
266 p.
İçerik:
Part I: Library Technology Basics.

Chapter 1: What Folks in the Trenches Know That You Should Too.

Chapter 2: The History of Information Technology in Libraries.

Chapter 3: How to Find Information on Library Technologies.

Chapter 4: Evaluating, Buying, and Implementing Technology.

Part II: Technology Tools for Libraries.

Chapter 5: Computers in Libraries: Desktops, Laptops, Mobile Devices, and Office Applications.

Chapter 6: Computer Communication in Libraries: The Internet, Wi-Fi, and E-mail.

Chapter 7: Whither the Library Catalog?: Library Systems, Discovery Layers, and Open-Source Options.

Chapter 8: Storage Devices in Libraries: Magnetic Media and Our Old Friend Paper.

Chapter 9: Library Databases and Electronic Resources: Full-Text Periodicals, E-books, and E-reference Collections.

Chapter 10: The Internet's Impact on Finding Information: A Is for Amazon, G Is for Google.

Chapter 11: Web 2.0 and Libraries: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and Skype.

Part III: How Libraries Put Technology to Work.

Chapter 12: Meeting and Supporting Patron Technology Needs: Universal Design and Adaptive/ Assistive Technology.

Chapter 13: Library 2.0 and the Library: Virtual Reference, Blogs, and Usability.

Chapter 14: How Library Staff Learn and Teach: Screencasts, Distance Learning, and Learning Management Systems.

Part IV: Building and Maintaining the Technology Environment in Libraries.

Chapter 15: Protecting Technology and Technology Users: Spam, Spyware, and Security Strips.

Chapter 16: When Things Fall Apart: Troubleshooting Tips for Every Technology User.

Chapter 17: Building the Technology Environment: Ergonomics, Infrastructure, and Gaming.

Part V: Where Library Technology is Going and How to Get There.

Chapter 18: Writing a Technology Plan.

Chapter 19: Our Technological Future: Ranganathan Meets Googlezon.

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The fourth edition of Burke's comprehensive resource, newly revised and updated, is a perfect primer for LIS students and should be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. This all-in-one guide helps readers contribute to improving institutional performance, boost productivity, and stay connected to the latest library technology topics and tools by offering incisive coverage ofLibrary technology basics, with a historical overview providing context, suggested resources for staying up to date, and a chapter on appraising and purchasing equipment and putting systems into operationTechnology tools, including computers of all kinds (desktops, laptops, tablets, and mobile devices), office applications, the wireless world, the vast changes and potential of library catalogs and databases, social media, and much moreHow libraries put technology to work through adaptive/assistive technology, virtual reference, blogs, screencasting, distance learning, and other day-to-day workflowBuilding and maintaining technology, offering guidance on spam, spyware, security strips, and other dangers of the cyberworld, plus troubleshooting tips for typical technology problems and advice on making technology environments comfortable for usersThe importance of long-range technology planning and how to take steps to start the planning process