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Neal-Schuman library technology companion : a basic guide for library staff / John J. Burke.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello PROF 025.00285 BURKE (Text) 37743002164236 Professional Shelf Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City REFERENCE 025.00285 BURKE (Text) 30403002186633 Adult - Reference Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial LIB 025.002 BURKE (Text) 33946003134504 Professional Collection . 2nd Floor, Ask Staff Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780838913826
  • ISBN: 0838913822
  • Physical Description: xiii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 5th edition.
  • Publisher: Chicago : Neal-Schuman, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Library technology in context -- Mission-critical technologies -- Technology that makes library services run -- Building and maintaining the technology environment in libraries -- Where library technology is going and how to stay informed.
Summary, etc.:
"In its new fifth edition, which has been completely updated and reorganized, this one-stop overview of all technologies used in libraries today is more comprehensive and compelling than ever. The perfect primer for LIS students, Burke's guide should also be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. It gives readers a sound and sensible way to consider, access, and use library technologies to better meet the needs of library users. Its incisive coverage includes complete analysis of the librarian's technological toolbox for teaching, security, databases, and more; expert advice on how to compare and evaluate competing technology solutions; mobile devices and technology, social media, streaming media, and privacy; makerspaces and other technology programing; updated content on open source catalog systems, discovery layers, and related elements of library management systems; a new section on learning management systems (LMS); websites, web-based services, and free information resources; improved guidance on usability; new technology predictions for the future, with tips on how to stay up to date with the latest developments; and a glossary of useful terms. Informed by a large-scale survey of librarians across the spectrum of institution types, this guide will be a true technology companion to novices and seasoned LIS professionals alike"--Publisher's website.
Subject: Libraries > Information technology.
Library science > Technological innovations.
Libraries and the Internet.

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