WorldCat Identities

West, Jessamyn 1968-

Works: 4 works in 32 publications in 1 language and 1,542 library holdings
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: Z674.75.I58, 020.2854678
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jessamyn West
Without a net : librarians bridging the digital divide by Jessamyn West( Book )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to the complex nature of technology access and adoption and the role libraries can play in bridging the digital divide
Revolting librarians redux : radical librarians speak out ( Book )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This compilation on various aspects of alternative librarianship is a sequel to Revolting Librarians, which was published in 1972. The contributors cover topics that range from library education and librarianship as a profession to the more political and spiritual aspects of library life." "The contributions include critiques of library and information science programs, firsthand accounts of work experiences, and original fiction, poetry and art. Ten of the original librarians who wrote essays for Revolting Librarians back in 1972 reflect upon what they wrote thirty years ago and the turns that their lives and careers have taken since."--BOOK JACKET
Digital versus non-digital reference : ask a librarian online and offline by Jessamyn West( Book )
15 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Digital versus Non-Digital Reference: Ask a Librarian Online and Offline analyzes the quality of commercial Ask A Librarian (AskA) and tutorial services and how they compare to traditional library services. Edited by Jessamyn West - proprietor of and the "hippest ex-librarian on the Web" according to Wired magazine - the book looks at library models and more consumer-oriented models, examining a variety of services that range from Ask Jeeves and Google Answers to your own reference desk and Web e-mail reference forms. Academic librarians and information specialists share their experiences - good and bad - in starting, assessing, or ending AskA services and in working with collaborative reference tools and outsourcing reference services, and discuss the highs and lows of dealing with individual online services."--BOOK JACKET
Digital versus non-digital reference : ask a librarian online and offline ( )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.27 for Without a ... to 0.54 for Digital ve ...)
Alternative Names
West, Jessamyn 1968-...
West, Jessamyn C.
West, Jessamyn C. 1968-
West, Jessamyn Charity
English (32)