Emerging Technologies for Librarians: A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

  • LiLi Li
  • Sharon Q. Yang
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1780634692
  • ISBN-13: 9781780634692
  • DDC: 025.00285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book focuses on practical applications of emerging technologies in libraries, defining the technologies in the context of their use in real situations. Chapters cover work areas such as advertising, distance learning, metadata and digital libraries. The book will serve as a guide for those who want to learn and implement available technologies to enhance library services and what emerging technologies are available for a specific area of work.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
1: Emerging Technologies Impacting Libraries in the Twenty-First Century.
2: Library Management Services.
3: Web-Scale Discovery Services.
4: Metadata Management and the Semantic Web.
5: Library Mobile Endeavors.
6: Evolving Digital Library and Library Digitization.
7: Online Research Instruction.
8: Virtual and Remote Reference.
9: Library Public Services Promoted by Social Media.
10: Understanding Web Design and Web Content Management.
11: Assessment and Evaluation in Academic Learning Environments.
12: Altmetrics and Research Support.
13: Online Collaboration Tools.