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Getting started with cloud computing : a LITA guide

Author: Edward M Corrado; Heather Lea Moulaison
Publisher: London : Facet, 2011
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cloud computing can save your library time and money by enabling convenient, on-demand network access to resources like servers and applications. This book helps you: select data access and file sharing services; build digital repositories; and, utilize other cloud computing applications in your library.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Corrado; Heather Lea Moulaison
ISBN: 9781856048071 1856048071
OCLC Number: 769052942
Description: xvii, 214 s. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword - Roy Tennant PART 1: GENERAL CONCERNS 1. Perspectives on Cloud Computing in Libraries - Heather Lea Moulaison and Edward M Corrado 2. Understanding the Cloud: An Introduction to the Cloud - Rosalyn Metz 3. Cloud Computing: Pros and Cons - H Frank Cervone 4. What Cloud Computing Means for Libraries - Erik Mitchell 5. Head in the Clouds? A Librarian/Vendor Perspective on Cloud Computing - Carl Grant 6. Cloud Computing for LIS Education - Christinger R Tomer and Susan W Alman PART 2: TECHNOLOGIES 7. Library Discovery Services: From the Ground to the Cloud - Marshall Breeding 8. Koha in the Cloud - Christopher R Nighswonger and Nicole C Engard 9. Leveraging OCLC Cooperative Library Data in the Cloud via Web Services - Karen A Coombs 10. Building Push-Button Repositories in the Cloud with DSpace and Amazon Web Services - John Davison 11. Untethering Considerations: Selecting a Cloud-Based Data Access and File-Sharing Solution - Heidi M Nickisch Duggan and Michelle Frisque 12. SharePoint Strategies for Establishing a Powerful Library Intranet - Jennifer Diffin and Dennis Nangle PART 3: CASE STUDIES 13. Using Windows Home Server and Amazon S3 to Back Up High-Resolution Digital Objects to the Cloud - Edward Iglesias 14. Keeping Your Data on the Ground When Putting Your (Lib)Guides in the Cloud - Karen A Reiman-Sendi, Kenneth J Varnum, and Albert A Bertram 15. Parting the Clouds: Use of Dropbox by Embedded Librarians - Caitlin A Bagley 16. From the Cloud, a Clear Solution: How One Academic Library Uses Google Calendar - Anne Leonard 17. Integrating Google Forms into Reference and Instruction - Robin Elizabeth Miller 18. Ning, Fostering Conversations in the Cloud - Leland R Deeds, Cindy Kissel-Ito, and Ann Thomas Knox 19. Not Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining: Using a Cloud Application May Not Always Be the Best Solution - Ann Whitney Gleason 20. Speak Up! Using VoiceThread to Encourage Participation and Collaboration in Library Instruction - Jennifer Ditkoff and Kara Young.
Responsibility: Edward M. Corrado, Heather Lea Moulaison, eds. ; with a foreword by Roy Tennant

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