Library Automation and OPAC 2.0: Information Access and Services in the 2.0 Landscape, 1st Edition

  • Jesus Tramullas
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  • ISBN-10: 1466619139
  • ISBN-13: 9781466619135
  • DDC: 025.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 409 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The advent of computers in libraries made library automation a hot topic in the 1980s and 1990s, but this focus has dropped off over time, leaving much library automation research outdated.Library Automation and OPAC 2.0: Information Access and Services in the 2.0 Landscape brings library automation back to the forefront of cutting-edge research. In today’s age of Web 2.0 and social networking, libraries are entering the new Library 2.0 era, and this reference will present current and future librarians with the necessary new library automation research they will need to keep their institutions up-to-date in today’s constantly changing technological environment.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Going Beyond the Bibliographic Catalog: The Basis for a New Participatory Scientific Information Discovery and Sharing Model.
2: Rich and Dynamic Library Catalogs: A Case Study of Online Search Interfaces.
3: XML in Library Cataloging Workflows: Working with Diverse Sources and Metadata Standards.
4: VuFind: Solr Power in the Library.
5: Does VuFind Meet the Needs of Web 2.0 Users? A Year After.
6: Quantitative Approach Applied to User Interface of Latin American Web OPACs.
7: Intelligent Personal Agents in Library 2.0 Environments: An Assistant Prototype.
8: Library Analytics on the Web 2.0 Era: Technology Integration Needs and Indicators to Monitor “User Awareness” with Web Analytics Techniques.
9: Library 2.0 and Personal Information Management: A Way Forward using Social Networks.
10: Web 2.0 Technology as a Teaching Tool.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.