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Libraries and Google

Author: William Miller; Rita M Pellen
Publisher: Binghamton, NY, USA : Haworth Information Press, ©2005.
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It seems certain that Google is here to stay. Libraries and Google comprehensively examines this 'disruptive technology' that is seen as both a threat and an opportunity by both librarians and publishers. Both perspectives are explored in depth, along with practical applications of this and other Google technology that may be new to librarians. Google products and other more familiar research tools are compared for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Book
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Libraries and Google.
Binghamton, NY, USA : Haworth Information Press, ©2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Miller; Rita M Pellen
ISBN: 9780789031242 0789031248 9780789031259 0789031256
OCLC Number: 62330603
Notes: "Libraries and Google has been co-published simultaneously as Internet reference services quarterly, volume 10, numbers 3/4 2005."
Description: 240 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Disruptive beneficence : the Google Print program and the future of libraries / Mark Sandler --
The Google Library Project at Oxford / Ronald Milne --
The (uncertain) future of libraries in a Google world : sounding an alarm / Rick Anderson --
A gaggle of Googles : limitations and defects of electronic access as panacea / Mark Y. Herring --
Using the Google search appliance for federated searching : a case study / Mary Taylor --
Google's print and scholar initiatives : the value of and impact on libraries and information services / Robert J. Lackie --
Google Scholar vs. library scholar : testing the performance of Schoogle / Burton Callicott, Debbie Vaughn --
Google, the invisible Web, and librarians : slaying the research Goliath / Francine Egger-Sider, Jane Devine --
Choices in the paradigm shift : where next for libraries? / Shelley E. Phipps, Krisellen Maloney --
Calling the scholars home : Google Scholar as a tool for rediscovering the academic library / Maurice C. York --
Checking under the hood : evaluating Google Scholar for reference use / Janice Adlington, Chris Benda --
Running with the devil : accessing library-licensed full text holdings through Google Scholar / Rebecca Donlan, Rachel Cooke --
Directing students to new information types : a new role for Google in literature searches? / Mike Thelwall --
Evaluating Google Scholar as a tool for information literacy / Rachael Cathcart, Amanda Roberts --
Optimising publications for Google users / Alan Dawson --
Google and privacy / Paul S. Piper --
Image : Google's most important product / Ron Force --
Keeping up with Google : resources and strategies for staying ahead of the pack / Michael J. Krasulski, Steven J. Bell.
Other Titles: Internet reference services quarterly.
Responsibility: William Miller, Rita M. Pellen, editors.
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Presents leading authorities discussing the many possibilities of using Google products as effective, user-friendly tools in libraries. Google Scholar and Print are explored with an eye towards  Read more...


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