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The top technologies every librarian needs to know

Author: Kenneth J Varnum
Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2014. ©2014
Series: LITA guides.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Top technologies every librarian needs to know.
London : Facet Publishing, 2014
(OCoLC)886515813
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Varnum
ISBN: 9780838919651 0838919650
OCLC Number: 889931570
Notes: Originally published in the USA by the American Library Association, 2014.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 131 pages :) : illustrations.
Contents: Impetus to Innovate: Convergence and Library Trends / A.J. Million and Heather Lea Moulaison --
Hands-Free Augmented Reality: Impacting the Library Future / Brigitte Bell and Terry Cottrell --
Libraries and Archives Augmenting the World / William Denton --
The Future of Cloud-Based Library Systems / Steven K. Bowers and Elliot J. Polak --
Library Discovery: From Ponds to Streams / Kenneth J. Varnum --
Exit as Strategy: Web Services as the New Websites for Many Libraries / Anson Parker, V.P. Nagraj, and David Moody --
Reading and Non-Reading: Text Mining in Critical Practice / Devin Higgins --
Bigger, Better, Together: Building the Digital Library of the Future / Jeremy York --
The Case for Open Hardware In Libraries / Jason Griffey.
Series Title: LITA guides.
Responsibility: edited by Kenneth J. Varnum.

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In this much needed book, Kenneth Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors look ahead over the most important technologies likely to impact library services over the next five years.  Read more...

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