Internet Technologies And Information Services 2nd Edition

Author by : Joseph B. Miller
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 91
Total Download : 275
File Size : 55,5 Mb
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Description : The Internet has enabled the convergence of all things information-related. This book provides essential, foundational knowledge of the application of Internet and web technologies in the information and library professions. • Covers a broad spectrum of Internet technologies within the context of knowledge and skills needed by LIS students and professionals in related fields • Identifies key issues related to the use of Internet technologies in libraries and other information organizations • Helps students understand and apply the basic vocabulary and principles of computer software, hardware, and networks • Identifies the various roles that the web, social media, and mobile 2.0 play in the context of libraries and the LIS profession


Internet Technologies And Information Services

Author by : Joseph B. Miller
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unltd Inc
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 69
Total Download : 984
File Size : 43,5 Mb
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Description : At long last, an introductory text that explains networking, the Internet, HTML, web design, web programming, XML, and web searching in terms that even the most tech-challenged student can grasp.


The Complete Guide To Acquisitions Management 2nd Edition

Author by : Frances C. Wilkinson
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 96
Total Download : 290
File Size : 50,5 Mb
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Description : Updated and enhanced, the second edition of this text provides both library students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of procedural and philosophical approaches in acquisitions management. • Incorporates thoroughly updated information that reflects today's fast-changing world of acquisitions management and addresses the changing landscape of publishing overall • Highlights new web-based materials • Takes an integrated approach to acquisitions functions and operations • Serves as both a manual for practicing acquisitions librarians and support staff and as a textbook for students in library and information science programs


Library Programs And Services The Fundamentals 8th Edition

Author by : G. Edward Evans
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 82
Total Download : 905
File Size : 41,5 Mb
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Description : Covering every essential topic ranging from circulation and literacy instruction to reference and security, this benchmark text provides an up-to-date, broadly based view of library public service and its functions. • Covers all essential services of the library through completely reorganized and updated content that reflects the role of changing technologies in today's libraries • Presents many new chapters that address the topics of print collections, media collections, e-resources, computer access, social media, legal issues, ethical issues, funding and other fiscal issues, and the library as place


Reference And Information Services

Author by : Richard E. Bopp
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 20
Total Download : 287
File Size : 53,7 Mb
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Description : Reflecting the dramatic changes shaped by rapidly developing technologies over the past six years, this new fourth edition of "Reference and Information Services" takes the introduction to reference sources and services significantly beyond the content of the first three editions. In Part I, Concepts and Processes, chapters have been revised and updated to reflect new ideas and methods in the provision of reference service in an era when many users have access to the Web. In Part II, "Information Sources and Their Use," discussion of each source type has been updated to encompass key resources in print and on the Web, where an increasing number of freely available sources join those purchased or licensed by libraries. A number of new authors are contributors to this new edition, bringing to their chapters their experience as teachers of reference and as practitioners in different types of libraries. Discussions of services in Part I integrate digital reference as appropriate to each topic, such as how to conduct a reference interview online using instant messaging. Boxes interspersed in the text are used to present scenarios for discussion, to highlight key concepts, or to present excerpts from important documents. Discussions of sources in Part II place more emphasis on designing effective search strategies using both print and digital resources. The chapter on selection and evaluation of sources addresses the changing nature of reference collections and how to evaluate new types of sources. Each chapter concludes with an updated list of additional readings to guide further study. A new companion website will provide links to Web-accessible readings and resources as well as additional scenarios for discussion and example search strategies to supplement those presented in the text.


Reference And Information Services

Author by : Kay Ann Cassell
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 45
Total Download : 704
File Size : 43,6 Mb
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Description : Designed to complement every introductory library reference course, this is the perfect text for students and librarians looking to expand their personal reference knowledge, teaching failsafe methods for identifying important materials by matching specific types of questions to the best available sources, regardless of format. Guided by a national advisory board of educators and practitioners, this thoroughly updated text expertly keeps up with new technologies and practices while remaining grounded in the basics of reference work. Chapters on fundamental concepts, major reference sources, and special topics provide a solid foundation; the text also offers fresh insight on core issues, including ethics, readers' advisory, information literacy, and other key aspects of reference librarianship;selecting and evaluating reference materials, with strategies for keeping up to date;assessing and improving reference services;guidance on conducting reference interviews with a range of different library users, including children and young adults;a new discussion of reference as programming;important special reference topics such as Google search, 24/7 reference, and virtual reference; anddelivering reference services across multiple platforms As librarians experience a changing climate for all information services professionals, in this book Cassell and Hiremath provide the tools needed to manage the ebb and flow of changing reference services in today's libraries.


Library And Information Center Management 8th Edition

Author by : Robert D. Stueart
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 92
Total Download : 251
File Size : 45,6 Mb
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Description : This updated edition of the renowned library management textbook provides a comprehensive overview of the techniques needed to effectively manage a contemporary library or information center.


Encyclopedia Of Multimedia Technology And Networking Second Edition

Author by : Pagani, Margherita
Languange : en
Publisher by : IGI Global
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 32
Total Download : 856
File Size : 52,7 Mb
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Description : Advances in hardware, software, and audiovisual rendering technologies of recent years have unleashed a wealth of new capabilities and possibilities for multimedia applications, creating a need for a comprehensive, up-to-date reference. The Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking provides hundreds of contributions from over 200 distinguished international experts, covering the most important issues, concepts, trends, and technologies in multimedia technology. This must-have reference contains over 1,300 terms, definitions, and concepts, providing the deepest level of understanding of the field of multimedia technology and networking for academicians, researchers, and professionals worldwide.


Information Services Design

Author by : Fons Wijnhoven
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
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Total Read : 17
Total Download : 659
File Size : 45,5 Mb
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Description : Information services are economic and organizational activities for informing people. Because informing is changing rapidly under the influence of internet-technologies, this book presents in Chapter 1 fundamental notions of information and knowledge, based on philosopher C.W. Churchman’s inquiring systems. This results in the identification of three product-oriented design theory aspects: content, use value and revenue. Chapter 2 describes how one can cope with these aspects by presenting process-oriented design theory. Both design theory insights are applied in chapters on information services challenges, their business concepts and processes, their architectures and exploitation. The final chapter discusses three case studies that integrate the insights from previous chapters, and it discusses some ideas for future research. This book gives students a coherent start to the topic of information services from a design science perspective, with a balance between technical and managerial aspects. Therefore, this book is useful for modern curricula of management, communication science and information systems. Because of its design science approach, it also explains design science principles. The book also serves professionals and academics in search of a foundational understanding of informing as a science and management practice.


The Role And Impact Of The Internet On Library And Information Services

Author by : Lewis-Guodo Liu
Languange : en
Publisher by : Praeger Pub Text
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 53
Total Download : 460
File Size : 48,9 Mb
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Description : Chapters by leading librarians and scholars examine how the Internet has affected the various operations of libraries. Contributors also explore the impact the Interent has had on various information services such as business, government, science, archives, and media.