A comprehensive assessment of electronic publishing. It offers original insights on a range of topics, including the financial costs involved, market forces,... Læs mere
This book encourages librarians to think holistically of the life cycle of electronic resources from new items being created at their institution, to end-user access, to long term preservation of digital resources.
The Ecosystem of Digital Assets reflects on these developments, and what the emerging 'web of things' could mean for digital assets.
The Patron-Driven Library explores the way technology has moved the focus from library collections to services, placing the reader at the center of library activities.
New Content in Digital Repositories explores the new types of content being stored in institutional repositories with a focus on... Læs mere
RFID for Libraries: A practical guide examines what RFID technology is and how it works. The book reviews the development of computer technology and its effects on library operations over the last couple of decades.
While library users, students, and researchers find pathfinders a valuable and time-saving resource, creating them is labour-intensive.... Læs mere
Explores the wide definition of accessibility for library patrons within the area of instruction. This report will encourage readers to think more critically about the technologies that faculty and staff use to address the needs of all patrons served.
Are you spending money wisely? If you're a technical services manager at an academic library, an administrator, or a dean, you're tasked with proving it.... Læs mere
Aimed at librarians, this book offers tips and tricks designed to help readers access information quickly. The author has compiled and profiled more than 500 ready-for-reference sites, examined relevant subject directories, and presented tips on the various search engines.