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An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian

An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian
  • Author : Edward Iglesias
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 September 2010
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This book presents a series of case studies from systems librarians all over the world. It documents how the profession has changed in recent years with the introduction of new web technologies services such as hosted databases that are supported by vendors rather than in-house, as well as shifts in technology management. New skill sets are constantly being added as systems librarians become much more versed in dealing with service providers outside the library as well as training and supporting


Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 09 November 2015
GET THIS BOOKWeb-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

The recent explosion of digital media, online networking, and e-commerce has generated great new opportunities for those Internet-savvy individuals who see potential in new technologies and can turn those possibilities into reality. It is vital for such forward-thinking innovators to stay abreast of all the latest technologies. Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides readers with comprehensive coverage of some of the latest tools and technologies in the digital industry. The chapters in this multi-volume book describe a diverse


Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries
  • Author : Dhamdhere, Sangeeta N.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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The emergence of open access, web technology, and e-publishing has slowly transformed modern libraries into digital libraries. With this variety of technologies utilized, cloud computing and virtual technology has become an advantage for libraries to provide a single efficient system that saves money and time. Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries highlights the concerns and limitations that need addressed in order to optimize the benefits of cloud computing to the virtualization of libraries. Focusing on the latest innovations and


The Patron-Driven Library

The Patron-Driven Library
  • Author : Dee Ann Allison
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. 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. The book reveals the way library users are changing, and how social networking, web delivery of information, and the uncertain landscape of e-print


Building Communities

Building Communities
  • Author : Denise Garofalo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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Social media is here to stay. A robust social media campaign can provide academic libraries with a means to showcase library resources, highlight content and events, and attract students to sample what the library has to offer. Building Communities is a handbook to implement social media technologies for academic libraries. It is a guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign and evaluating its impact. This title covers: the beginning of social networking in the academic context; how


Changing Roles of Library Professionals

Changing Roles of Library Professionals
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Association of Research Libr
  • Release : 08 March 2021
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"Over the past ten years, many changes have affected the roles of librarians and other professionals in research libraries. The changes have been caused, in part, by technological advances, reorganizations, more focus on libraries as learning organizations, the use of teams and team-based approaches to tasks, and a recognition of diversity's importance to organizational development. Librarians have had to align priorities with redefined institutional goals. The survey for this SPEC Kit was an effort to examine these professional changes through



Systems Librarian

Systems Librarian
  • Author : Thomas C. Wilson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 August 1998
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Guided by the editorial support of colleagues in the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), author Tom Wilson, head of systems at University of Houston Libraries, demystifies this critical specialty. In clear nontechnical language, Wilson answers the befuddling question, What is a systems librarian? Wilson lays no claim to the one right answer. Instead, The Systems Librarian: Designing Roles, Defining Skills will lead you in formulating your own answer, which is the first step to making sound decisions.


Systems Librarian

Systems Librarian
  • Author : Thomas C. Wilson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 August 1998
GET THIS BOOKSystems Librarian

Guided by the editorial support of colleagues in the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), author Tom Wilson, head of systems at University of Houston Libraries, demystifies this critical specialty. In clear nontechnical language, Wilson answers the befuddling question, What is a systems librarian? Wilson lays no claim to the one right answer. Instead, The Systems Librarian: Designing Roles, Defining Skills will lead you in formulating your own answer, which is the first step to making sound decisions.



The Accidental Systems Librarian

The Accidental Systems Librarian
  • Author : Rachel Singer Gordon
  • Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
  • Release : 08 March 2021
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"The Accidental Systems Librarian takes the approach that anyone with a solid foundation in the practices and principles of librarianship and a willingness to confront changing technology can serve effectively in a library technology position--with or without formal computer training. Author Rachel Singer Gordon's practical advice on using research, organizational, and bibliographic skills to solve various systems problems is geared to helping "accidental" systems librarians develop the skills they need to succeed and the confidence they need to excel. This


The New Academic Librarian

The New Academic Librarian
  • Author : Rebeca Peacock,Jill Wurm
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 24 December 2013
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"The new essays on today's academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities. From digital resources and special collections, to web development and new outreach initiatives, the topics covered by the essays in this book will reassure new librarians and stimulate prospective librarians as they realize the enhanced and varied positions that are available"--




Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice
  • Author : Yu, Holly,Breivold, Scott
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 28 February 2008
GET THIS BOOKElectronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice

A pronounced move from print subscriptions to electronic resources in all types of libraries has fundamentally impacted the library and its users. With the influx of resources such as e-journals; e-books; index, abstract, and/or full-text databases; aggregated databases; and others, the shift to electronic resources is rapidly changing library operational and organizational procedures. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in