Systems and new technology

Access and Identity Management for Libraries   Access and Identity Management for Libraries
Controlling access to online information

Mariam Garibyan, Simon McLeish and John Paschoud

Practical guidance to ensuring that your users can access and personalise the online resources they are entitled to use with the minimum of fuss. With the rapid increase in the use of electronic resources . . .

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Access, Delivery, Performance   Access, Delivery, Performance
The future of libraries without walls

Edited by Jillian R. Griffiths and Jenny Craven

This book celebrates and acknowledges the contribution Professor Peter Brophy has made over a career spanning 37 years to the field of library and information studies. Whilst reflecting on his work, it . . .

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Building Mobile Library Applications   Building Mobile Library Applications
Jason A Clark

Meet the growing demand for real-time mobile information by learning application design and development just for libraries.  Learn how to develop an iPhone or Android application for your library, . . .

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Catalogue 2.0   Catalogue 2.0
The future of the library catalogue

Edited by Sally Chambers

Will there be a library catalogue in the future and, if so, what will it look like? In the last 25 years, the library catalogue has undergone an evolution, from card catalogues to OPACs, discovery systems . . .

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Drupal in Libraries   Drupal in Libraries
Ken Varnum

Drupal is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) that many libraries use to create well-designed, easy-to-use and manage websites. Go step-by-step through the decisions and tasks needed . . .

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Exploring Discovery   Exploring Discovery
The front door to your library’s licensed and digitized content

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In the context of libraries, “discovery” is the process of finding appropriate resources to meet an information need.  We are in a new age of discovery where technology has enabled today’s . . .

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Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management   Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management
Alana Verminski and Kelly Marie Blanchat

This hands-on guide provides both new and seasoned information professionals with a practical foundation for electronic resources management: how it came to be, where it is today and the essential tools . . .

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Gaming in Libraries   Gaming in Libraries
Kelly Czarnecki

Whether gaming is already a crucial part of your library's core services or it's only just been introduced, this do-it-yourself new resource will give you the practical tools you need to organize, . . .

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Getting Resource Discovery Right for your Community   Getting Resource Discovery Right for your Community
Edited by Simon McLeish

Discovery is central to academic activities at all levels, and is a major focus for libraries and museums. This book will help its readers learn how to adapt in a fast changing area to continue to serve . . .

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Getting Started with Cloud Computing   Getting Started with Cloud Computing
Edited by Heather Lea Moulaison and Edward Corrado

Ever wondered what cloud computing really means in practise and how it can help you? Cloud computing has caused a revolution in libraries and theoretically offered a simpler, cheaper, more collaborative . . .

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Information 2.0, 2nd edition   Information 2.0, 2nd edition
New models of information production, distribution and consumption

Martin De Saulles

This textbook provides an overview of the digital information landscape and explains the implications of the technological changes for the information industry, from publishers and broadcasters to the . . .

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Information Literacy Beyond Library 2.0   Information Literacy Beyond Library 2.0
Edited by Peter Godwin and Jo Parker

This book offers practical strategies for all library and information practitioners and policy makers with responsibility for developing and delivering information literacy programmes to their users.   This . . .

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Libraries Without Walls 6   Libraries Without Walls 6
Evaluating the distributed delivery of library services

Edited by Peter Brophy, Jenny Craven and Margaret Markland

This edited collection is drawn from the sixth Libraries Without Walls Conference, held in 2005. From their beginnings in 1995, the Libraries Without Walls conferences have mapped a major change in the . . .

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Libraries without Walls 7   Libraries without Walls 7
Exploring anytime, anywhere delivery of library services

Edited by Peter Brophy, Jenny Craven and Margaret Markland

This edited collection is drawn from the seventh Libraries Without Walls Conference, held in 2007. From their beginnings in 1995, the Libraries Without Walls conferences have mapped a major change in the . . .

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Library Camps and Unconferences   Library Camps and Unconferences
Steve Lawson

More and more libraries are working to organize their own library camps or unconferences - open, friendly and refreshingly informal gatherings for librarians to unite, exchange ideas, and share knowledge. . . .

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Library Videos and Webcasts   Library Videos and Webcasts
Thomas Sean Casserley Robinson

Online video and imaging software gives you the opportunity to communicate with your library users 24/7 - but getting started can be intimidating. This book has the building blocks you need to effectively, . . .

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M-Libraries 2   M-Libraries 2
A virtual library in everyone's pocket

Edited by Mohamed Ally and Gill Needham

Interest in m-library services has grown exponentially in the last five years, as libraries are recognizing the potential of ubiquitous and increasingly sophisticated mobile devices. Building on the highly . . .

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M-Libraries 3   M-Libraries 3
Transforming libraries with mobile technology

Edited by Mohamed Ally and Gill Needham

This title draws together international authorities to explore the variety of work that libraries are doing across the world to deliver resources to users via mobile and hand-held devices.   Based . . .

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M-Libraries 4   M-Libraries 4
From margin to mainstream - mobile technologies transforming lives and libraries

Edited by Mohamed Ally and Gill Needham

An up-to-date showcase of the innovative and inspiring work that libraries are doing across the world to interact with their users and deliver resources via mobile devices.   Mobile technology . . .

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M-Libraries 5   M-Libraries 5
From devices to people

Edited by Gill Needham and Mohamed Ally

An up-to-date showcase of the innovative and inspiring work that libraries are doing across the world to interact with their users and deliver resources via mobile devices. This brand new edition of . . .

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Making the Most of RFID in Libraries   Making the Most of RFID in Libraries
Martin Palmer

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has had a rapid impact on the library world. Its advantage over other technologies used in libraries is usually seen to be its ability to combine the functions of . . .

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Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems   Managing Metadata in Web-scale Discovery Systems
Edited by Louise F Spiteri

This book shows you how to harness the power of linked data and web-scale discovery systems to manage and link widely varied content across your library collection. Libraries are increasingly using . . .

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Mastering Data and Databases for Information Professionals   Mastering Data and Databases for Information Professionals
Computing for Information Professionals series

Diane Rasmussen Pennington

This is the first introduction to data and databases written specifically for information professionals and students of library and information science. This textbook. the first in the Computing for . . .

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Mastering Digital Librarianship   Mastering Digital Librarianship
Strategy, networking and discovery in academic libraries

Edited by Alison Mackenzie and Lindsey Martin

This book examines the changing roles of the librarian and how working within a rich digital environment has impacted on the ability of professionals to develop the appropriate 'know how', skills, . . .

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Microblogging and Lifestreaming in Libraries   Microblogging and Lifestreaming in Libraries
Robin M. Hastings

Microblogging and lifestreaming applications like Twitter, Tumblr, and FriendFeed are all around you and your users in everyday life. Robin M. Hastings presents a practical primer to help any library transform . . .

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More Library Mashups   More Library Mashups
Exploring new ways to deliver library data

Edited by Nicole C Engard

More Library Mashups shows you how to take data from multiple channels and mix it to provide better services for your library users. The book contains case studies, tutorials and examples from 24 creative . . .

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Next-Gen Library Redesign   Next-Gen Library Redesign
Michael Lascarides

While technology has changed what we do and how we do it, the library's mission to provide users with the information they need has not changed. Part of the award-winning TECH SET series, Michael . . .

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Screencasting for Libraries   Screencasting for Libraries
Greg Notess

Part of the award-winning TECH SET series, this complete how-to guide offers proven tips and techniques for creating engaging screencasts and publishing them on the Web. Examples use various software . . .

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Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians   Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians
Robin Fay and Michael Sauers

There are trillions of bytes of information within the web, all of it driven by behind-the-scenes data. Vast quantities of information make it hard to find what's really important. Here's a practical . . .

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Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planning   Technology Disaster Response and Recovery Planning
Edited by Mary Mallery

This book will provide readers with the step-by-step process of creating a library technology disaster response and recovery plan. It includes sample checklists and templates, tools and solutions for . . .

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The Chief Data Officer's Playbook   The Chief Data Officer's Playbook
Caroline Carruthers and Peter Jackson

The issues and profession of the Chief Data Officer (CDO) are of significant interest and relevance to organisations and data professionals internationally. Written by two practicing CDOs, this book offers . . .

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The Library in the 21st Century, 2nd edition   The Library in the 21st Century, 2nd edition
Peter Brophy

Social, cultural and technological developments are revolutionizing library services. The way ahead for the profession is now generally seen as a practical blend of traditional and electronic materials . . .

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The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook   The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook
Edited by Ellyssa Kroski

The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook, edited by technology expert Ellyssa Kroski, is an essential all in one guidebook to makerspaces written specifically for libraries. This practical volume provides . . .

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The Network Reshapes the Library   The Network Reshapes the Library
Lorcan Dempsey on libraries, services, and networks

Lorcan Dempsey and Kenneth J Varnum

This collection of insights from library technology guru Lorcan Dempsey offers readers valuable reflections on emerging trends and key areas of concern as well as a visionary approach to libraries’ . . .

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The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing   The No-nonsense Guide to Legal Issues in Web 2.0 and Cloud Computing
Charles Oppenheim

Expert hands-on advice on getting the most out of Web 2.0 and cloud computing.   Applications like YouTube, Facebook, Flickr and Slideshare all raise legal problems for the information professional. . . .

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The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know   The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know
A LITA guide

Edited by Kenneth J Varnum

In this much needed book, Kenneth J Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors look ahead over the most important technologies likely to impact library services over the next five years. Their ideas . . .

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User Experience (UX) Design for Libraries   User Experience (UX) Design for Libraries
Aaron Schmidt and Amanda Etches

User experience (UX) characterizes how a person feels about using a product, system or service. UX design incorporates the practical aspects of utility, ease of use and efficiency to make your web design . . .

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Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Services   Using Mobile Technology to Deliver Library Services
A handbook

Andrew Walsh

This is an essential practical guide for all information professionals who want to get to grips with or improve their use of mobile services.   Packed with easy to implement ideas, practical . . .

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