Exploring Discovery examines the range of discovery-focused tools and technologies being deployed by libraries and provides a series of case studies illustrating the interfaces and technologies that can be used by libraries today.
This textbook, the first in the Computing for Information Professionals series provides a hands-on and appropriately technical introduction to data and databases for information professionals and students of library and information science.
This book adopts a holistic interpretation of information architecture, to offer a variety of methods, tools, and techniques that may be used when designing websites and information systems that support workflows and what people require when 'managing information'.
This title looks at the Internet, intranet and information management across sectors, and emphasizes the important role that LIS professionals should play in website management. Its focus is more on the non- technical issues such as planning and establishing a website, and identifying appropriate information to appear on it.
Interest in m-library services has grown in years, as libraries are recognizing the potential of ubiquitous and sophisticated mobile devices. Building on the M-Libraries: libraries on the move to provide virtual access, this book brings together research and case studies on the development and delivery of library services.
In today's hectic and challenging world of website management, it is increasingly important for cultural heritage institutions to make the most out of their presence online. This book provides a complete guide for any institution looking to build or maintain a cultural heritage web presence. It also includes examples and case studies.
Brings together some of the foremost international cataloguing practitioners and thought leaders, including Lorcan Dempsey, Emmanuelle Bermès, Marshall Breeding and Karen Calhoun, to provide an overview of the current state of the art of the library catalogue and look ahead to see what the library catalogue might become.
Rarely does the organization have more than one intranet manager, and intranet management is often only one of their many responsibilities. This book offers practical advice on intranet management. It includes areas such as: managing intranets - opportunities and challenges; defining user requirements; making a business case; and, more.
The web is now an integral part of students' lives in school and in society, and they need to be ever more web alert in order to gain the most from their education. This is a practical guide to using the web effectively in order to enhance learning and teaching in schools.