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Author: Sandra Hirsh; Susan Webreck Alman; Center for the Future of Libraries
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2020 ©2020
Series: Library futures, 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book in the Library Futures Series examines blockchain technology, a concept with far-reaching implications for the future of record keeping"--
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Blockchain
Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2020
(DLC) 2019040313
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Hirsh; Susan Webreck Alman; Center for the Future of Libraries
ISBN: 9780838917435 0838917437
OCLC Number: 1137749684
Notes: "ALA Center for the Future of Libraries."
Description: xvi, 87 pages illustrations 18 cm.
Contents: Understanding Blockchain. From Medieval Origins to Modern Applications / Christina Cornejo and Stacey Johnson --
Blockchain and Decentralization: Big Picture Opportunities and Risks / Jason Griffey --
Blockchain: Merits, Issues, and Challenges / Bohyun Kim --
Before the Hype. Standards / Todd A. Carpenter --
Legal Considerations / Dan Blackaby --
Security / Tonia San Nicolas-Rocca --
Healthy Skepticism / Toby Greenwalt --
For the Future: Speculative Applications. Support for Scholarship and Scholarly Communications / MacKenzie Smith --
Credentialing and Continuing Education / Heather McMorrow and Amy Jiang --
Distributed Access to Library Metadata / Timothy A. Thompson --
Data Collection and Assessment / Annie Norman --
Lessons from Health Information Management / Victoria Lemieux --
Electronic Health Records / Frank Cervone --
Born-Digital and Digital-First Content / John Bracken and Michael Della Bitta --
Community-based Collections / M. Ryan Hess --
For the Present. Blockchain Education for Communities / Link Swanson.
Series Title: Library futures, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Hirsh and Susan Alman.

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