Emerging Library Technologies Book
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Emerging Library Technologies


  • Author : Ida Arlene Joiner
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-08-09
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081022542

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Emerging Library Technologies Excerpt :

Emerging Library Technologies, is written for librarians/information professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, undergraduate/graduate students, and others who are interested in learning about some of the most popular emerging technologies in the media today such as artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, driverless vehicles, big data, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, and wearable technologies. This valuable resourse shows how they can be used in libraries and resource centers, and how to get stakeholder buy in for implementing these technologies. Covers innovative insights on how these emerging technologies can be used in all types libraries and resource centers. Discusses how to get key stakeholders on board before implementing emerging technologies including a checklist to complete before presenting your technology proposal to senior management. Brings unique perspective for assisting people who will be displaced by these emerging technologies. Includes resources at the end of every chapter on keeping abreast and building expertise on the emerging technology topic. Contains tips on how professionals can forge strategic relationships to collaborate on emerging technology projects such as preparing students for STEM and STEAM careers. Poses engaging questions for further discussion after each chapter. Includes comprehensive glossary at the end of each chapter.

Emerging Technologies for Librarians Book

Emerging Technologies for Librarians


  • Author : Sharon Q Yang
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-11-28
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780634692

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Emerging Technologies for Librarians Excerpt :

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, followed by a conclusion. This book serves as a guide for those interested in learning about, and implementing, the available technologies that enhance library services, and also lists and discusses the types of emerging technologies that are available for a specific area of work. Discusses and reviews practical applications of emerging technologies for librarians Explores what emerging technologies are available in particular areas of library services Describes and evaluates applications Connects library work to innovations

Emerging Technologies Book

Emerging Technologies


  • Author : Jennifer Koerber
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2015-01-07
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 140
  • ISBN 10 : 1442238879

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Emerging Technologies Excerpt :

Emerging Technologies: A Primer for Librarians is a one-stop snapshot of emerging technologies every librarian should know about and examples that illustrate how the technologies are being used in libraries today!

Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science Book

Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science


  • Author : Kaushik, Anna
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-11-22
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522598275

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Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science Excerpt :

With the perpetual advancements of technology, library and information science professionals are tasked with understanding these technologies and providing accurate and comprehensive information to other potential users. These professionals must develop best practices for understanding these technologies in order to best serve other users. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science is a critical research book that examines advancing technologies and new innovations and their influences on library and information sciences for improved best practices. Featuring an array of topics such as digital libraries, distance education, and information literacy, this publication is essential for librarians, knowledge managers, information retrieval specialists, library and information science professionals, information scientists, researchers, web librarians, academicians, educators, IT specialists, and managers.

Emerging Trends and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries Book

Emerging Trends and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries


  • Author : Holland, Barbara
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-06-26
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 253
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799847434

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Emerging Trends and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries Excerpt :

Over the years, new IT approaches have manifested, including digital transformation, cloud computing, and the internet of things (IoT). They have had a profound impact on the population, including libraries. Many organizations can save on their IT budget by adopting these new approaches because they provide technology in easier ways, often at lower costs and to the benefit of users. Emerging Trends and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries is a critical research publication that explores advancing technologies, specifically the internet of things, and their applications within library settings. Moreover, the book will provide insights and explore case studies on smart libraries. Featuring a wide range of topics such as smart technology, automation, and robotics, this book is ideal for librarians, professionals, academicians, computer scientists, researchers, and students working in the fields of library science, information and communication sciences, and information technology.

Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology Book

Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology


  • Author : Peter D. Fernandez
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2018
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0838989403

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Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology Excerpt :

"Applying Library Values to Emerging Technology: Decision-Making in the Age of Open Access, Maker Spaces, and the Ever-Changing Library offers a wide range of perspectives on how to interpret and apply library values in the context of emerging technologies. Authors include academic librarians, public librarians, and professors, and contributors from the Library Freedom Project, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), the Free Ebook Foundation, Creative Commons, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Tor Project, the Center for Information Policy Research, and the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education. Divided into two sections--Contemplating Library Values and Applying Library Values--and using the ALA's Core Values of Librarianship as the primary reference point, chapters emphasize the underlying frameworks that guide librarian practice and capture practical, real-world applications that can ideally serve as a starting point for other librarians encountering similar issues, even if the specific technology or set of values may differ"--website description.

The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know Book
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The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know


  • Author : LITA
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2014-05-11
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838912287

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The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know Excerpt :

While it's inspiring to ponder the libraries of the 22nd century, it's a lot more practical to think ahead to the next five years. That's just what Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors have done, showing library technology staff and administrators where to invest time and money to receive the greatest benefits. Their ideas will stimulate strategic thinking and help library staff make informed decisions about meeting user expectations and delivering services. Sure conversation starters and informative for any library, chapters include “Impetus to Innovate: Convergence and Library Trends,” by A.J. Million and Heather Lea Moulaison“Hands-Free Augmented Reality: Impacting the Library Future,” by Brigitte M. Bell and Terry Cottrell“Libraries and Archives Augmenting the World,” by William Denton“The Future of Cloud-Based Library Systems,” by Steven Bowers and Elliot Jonathan Polak“Library Discovery: From Ponds to Streams,” by Varnum“Exit As Strategy: Web Services as the New Websites for Many Libraries,” by Anson Parker, VP Nagraj, and David Moody“Reading and Non-Reading: Text Mining in Critical Practice,” by Devin Higgins“Bigger, Better, Together: Building the Digital Library of the Future,” by Jeremy York“The Case for Open Hardware in Libraries,” by Jason Griffey This compendium offers an expert-level view of the library technology that’s just around the corner.

Informing Innovation Book

Informing Innovation


  • Author : Char Booth
  • Publisher : Assoc of Cllge & Rsrch Libr
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN 10 : 9780838985267

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Technology  Change and the Academic Library Book

Technology Change and the Academic Library


  • Author : Jeremy Atkinson
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-22
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 234
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128232286

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Technology Change and the Academic Library Excerpt :

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 m

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science  Information Management  and Scholarly Inquiry Book

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science Information Management and Scholarly Inquiry


  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2018-11-02
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 684
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522576600

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Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science Information Management and Scholarly Inquiry Excerpt :

As the academic and scholarly landscape are continuously enhanced by the advent of new technology, librarians must be aware and informed to develop and implement best practices. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry provides emerging information on modern knowledge management and effective means of sharing research through libraries. While highlighting the importance of digital literacy and information resources, readers will also learn new methods in information retrieval and research methods in quality scholarly inquiry. This book is an important resource for librarians, administrators, information science professionals, information technology specialists, students, and researchers seeking current information on the importance of effective library science technology.

Library Technology and User Services Book

Library Technology and User Services


  • Author : Anthony S. Chow
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-11-09
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780632902

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Library Technology and User Services Excerpt :

Written as a technology guide for students, practitioners, and administrators, the focus of this book is on introducing current and future trends in library technology and automation within the larger context of strategic and systems planning, implementation, and continuous improvement. Technology is an essential resource for attaining both organizational and patron goals, and planning needs to emphasize the alignment between the clearly defined goals of each. For this alignment to occur on a consistent basis goals must be designed, or engineered, in a systematic fashion where technology fulfils the need to deliver the desired outcomes in an efficient, cost-effective manner. The concept of usability engineering is also examined, where the technology is planned, designed, and implemented in such a way as to maximize utility and ease-of-use for users and employees. Readers of this book will understand both the why and the how of library technology, planning, and implementation articulated in a simple, easy-to-understand fashion. Delivered from academic, public, and school library media perspectives Current and emerging technologies are discussed along with their current and future application in the field of library and information science Technology planning and integration is explained using a systems design process with scenarios and case studies that are articulated in a step-wise, holistic fashion

Technology Planning Book

Technology Planning


  • Author : Joseph R. Matthews
  • Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 141
  • ISBN 10 : 9781591581901

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Technology Planning Excerpt :

Details the purpose and need for a library technology plan, technology challenges facing libraries, emerging technologies, and the current technology environment for libraries.

Mobile Technologies for Every Library Book

Mobile Technologies for Every Library


  • Author : Ann Whitney Gleason
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2015-03-19
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 138
  • ISBN 10 : 9781442248939

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Mobile Technologies for Every Library Excerpt :

If you are wondering what mobile technology adoption means for your library or how to get started, Mobile Technologies for Every Library will answer your questions! This book will detail the opportunities and pitfalls in using mobile technology in libraries.

Innovations in the Designing and Marketing of Information Services Book

Innovations in the Designing and Marketing of Information Services


  • Author : Jesubright, John Jeyasekar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-11-29
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 293
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799814849

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Innovations in the Designing and Marketing of Information Services Excerpt :

Compounded with the emergence of information technology, information services have become more complex. In order to break the bottleneck in providing information services, the information behavior of the user community must be studied and library staff must be effectively trained to identify, adapt, and satisfy the information needs of every type of information seeker. Innovations in the Designing and Marketing of Information Services provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of improving and expanding information resources and services in a cost-effective way and enables librarians to plan and present information services for the betterment of civil society. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as e-resources, knowledge ethics, and user-friendly technology, this book is ideally designed for librarians, information scientists, behavioral scientists, information technologists, marketers, marketing executives, academicians, researchers, and students.