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Technology Change and the Academic Library

Technology  Change and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2020
  • ISBN : 0128232285
  • Pages : 234 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Massive technological change has been impacting universities and university libraries in recent years. Such change has manifested in technological developments impacting all areas of academic library activity, including systems, services, collections, the physical library environment, marketing, and support for university teaching, learning, research, and administration. Many books and papers have examined these changes from a technical perspective. However, there is little substantive reflection on what technological change means, and how best to get out in front of it, for the academic library. Technology, Change and the Academic Library systematically reflects on technological innovation, the successes, failures and lessons learned, the nature, process and culture of change, and key aspects including impacts on library staff and users, roles and responsibilities, and skills and capabilities. The book takes an international perspective on the massive change currently affecting academic libraries. The title gives an overview and literature review, considers technological innovation and change management, future technologies and future change, and provides information on further reading. Case studies describe the rationale, aims, and objectives for particular technological innovations, and consider methods, outcomes, and recommendations for the future. Finally, the book reflects back on how technological change can best be wrought in academic libraries. Gives library managers and librarians insight into how best to identify, plan, and implement technological innovation Provides a wide-ranging overview, literature review, and a series of reflective case studies on technological innovation in libraries Emphasises current trends, lessons, and critical issues for putting technological innovation into place Offers an international perspective on technological innovation in the academic library Uses a critical methodology to reflect on what works, what does not, and how managers can apply lessons from real cases worldwide


Technology, Change and the Academic Library

Technology, Change and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 28 September 2020
GET THIS BOOKTechnology, Change and the Academic Library

Massive technological change has been impacting universities and university libraries in recent years. Such change has manifested in technological developments impacting all areas of academic library activity, including systems, services, collections, the physical library environment, marketing, and support for university teaching, learning, research, and administration. Many books and papers have examined these changes from a technical perspective. However, there is little substantive reflection on what technological change means, and how best to get out in front of it, for the


Technology, Change and the Academic Library

Technology, Change and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 12 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKTechnology, Change and the Academic Library

Massive technological change has been impacting universities and university libraries in recent years. Such change has manifested in technological developments impacting all areas of academic library activity, including systems, services, collections, the physical library environment, marketing, and support for university teaching, learning, research, and administration. Many books and papers have examined these changes from a technical perspective. However, there is little substantive reflection on what technological change means, and how best to get out in front of it, for the


Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing

Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing
  • Author : Sul H. Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 June 2014
GET THIS BOOKImpact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing

How are your library and its patrons adjusting to the challenges of the digital age? This essential book examines how digital formats are changing libraries today, from the perspectives of librarians, vendors, and library users. Editor Sul Lee is an internationally recognized leader in library administration and management. The expansion of digital collections has been one of the foremost issues in the library field since the early 1990s, and this book addresses important questions about the impact of the digital


Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age

Emerging Technologies for Academic Libraries in the Digital Age
  • Author : LiLi Li
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 January 2009
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This book is written to promote academic strategic management and envision future innovations for academic library resources, services and instructions in the digital age. It provides academic executives, consultants, instructors, IT specialists, librarians, LIS students, managers, trainers and other professionals with the latest information for developing trends of emerging technologies applied to student-centred and service-oriented academic learning environments. This book explores various fields where key emerging technologies may have great implications on academic library information technologies, academic library management, academic


Emerging Technologies for Librarians

Emerging Technologies for Librarians
  • Author : Sharon Q Yang,LiLi Li
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 28 November 2015
GET THIS BOOKEmerging Technologies for Librarians

Emerging Technologies for Librarians: A Practical Approach to Innovation focuses on the practical applications of emerging technologies in libraries, defining the technologies in the context of their use in real situations. Each chapter includes an overview of the use of emerging technologies in a particular work area that is followed by a list of relevant applications. Chapters cover work areas such as advertising, distance learning, metadata. and digital libraries, and also focus on applications, including mobile computing and web conferencing,


Leading Change in Academic Libraries

Leading Change in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Catherine Cardwell
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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"Institutions of higher education and academic libraries are not the traditional organizations they once were. They are subject to a variety of forces, including shifting and changing populations, technological changes, public demands for affordability and accountability, and changing approaches to research and learning. Academic libraries can no longer establish their excellence and ground their missions, visions, and strategic directions using the old means and methods. Leading Change in Academic Libraries is a collection of 20 change stories authored by academic librarians


Managing Change in Academic Libraries

Managing Change in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Joseph J. Branin
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 14 April 1996
GET THIS BOOKManaging Change in Academic Libraries

Managing Change in Academic Libraries helps academic librarians plan, implement, and manage changes to the fundamental structure of their organizations. It shows readers that in academic libraries the two driving forces behind most change are economics and technology. Declines in funding for education and in the purchasing power of libraries have made it impossible to maintain the status quo, let alone realize growth, in traditional information services and collection development. Add to this downward trend in library economics, the explosion


Examining the Impact of Industry 4.0 on Libraries

Examining the Impact of Industry 4.0 on Libraries
  • Author : Josiline Phiri Chigwada,Ngozi Maria Nwaohiri
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKExamining the Impact of Industry 4.0 on Libraries

"This book provides comprehensive research on how libraries can redesign their spaces and roles and remake, repackage, and provide information products and services to suit the student, staff, and society during the Fourth Industrial Revolution and examines the impact of these on libraries"--


Modern Technologies for Reshaping Libraries in the Digital Era

Modern Technologies for Reshaping Libraries in the Digital Era
  • Author : Sivasankar Prasad
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release : 10 July 2017
GET THIS BOOKModern Technologies for Reshaping Libraries in the Digital Era

Anthology from the year 2017 in the subject Library Science, Information- / Documentation Science, University of Delhi, language: English, abstract: There are a variety of challenges facing the LIS profession, owing to the rapidly changing technologies and environment in which it exists. Recent developments in ICT, the web and social media, have led to the creation of digital resources and its access through online as well as remote login. Librarians need to be ‘tech savvy professionals' who can take all their professional


The Expert Library

The Expert Library
  • Author : Scott Walter,Karen Williams
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release : 14 April 2021
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Collects essays by academic librarians exploring such ways to advance academic libraries in the twenty-first century as identifying core competencies, promoting participatory librarianship, and supporting new roles and responsibilities.


Adoption of Mobile Technology to Enhance Academic Library Services

Adoption of Mobile Technology to Enhance Academic Library Services
  • Author : Lindiwe Eunice Mtshali
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 14 April 2021
GET THIS BOOKAdoption of Mobile Technology to Enhance Academic Library Services

The services of many academic libraries have remained stagnant for many years. They have not been responding to rapid technology change. As a result, some of these libraries have become reactive in the services that they provide to their users. The reactive approach has impact on the activities and processes of the consumers. The impacts are associated to the overall performance of the institution. These challenges have triggered innovation for change in some institutions of higher learning in many countries



Collaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library
  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 01 February 2018
GET THIS BOOKCollaboration and the Academic Library

Collaboration and the Academic Library: Internal and External, Local and Regional, National and International explores the considerable change that has affected universities and academic libraries in recent years. Given this complex and important context, it is clear that the academic library increasingly needs to operate in partnership with its users and other professionals and organizations to be successful in meeting the needs of its clientele. Academic librarians need to work closely with client groups so that services are relevant, and


Developing Digital Scholarship

Developing Digital Scholarship
  • Author : Alison Mackenzie,Lindsey Martin
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 17 October 2016
GET THIS BOOKDeveloping Digital Scholarship

This book provides strategic insights drawn from librarians who are meeting the challenge of digital scholarship, utilizing the latest technologies and creating new knowledge in partnership with researchers, scholars, colleagues and students. The impact of digital on libraries has extended far beyond its transformation of content, to the development of services, the extension and enhancement of access to research and to teaching and learning systems. As a result,the fluidity of the digital environment can often be at odds with


The Academic Library

The Academic Library
  • Author : John Budd
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited Incorporated
  • Release : 14 April 1998
GET THIS BOOKThe Academic Library

Examining the academic library within a contextual framework (of colleges, universities, and American society), this work provides analysis of the institution's content and function. Rather than concentrating on management issues, this book emphasizes the structure, organization, decision making and operations of academic libraries.