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Neal-Schuman library technology companion : a basic guide for library staff

Neal-Schuman library technology companion : a basic guide for library staff

Author: John Burke
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Neal-Schuman, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
"The perfect primer for LIS students, the Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion should also be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement; it gives readers a sound and sensible way to consider, access, and use library technologies to better meet the needs of library users"--

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Burke, John J.,
Neal-schuman library technology companion
Chicago : American Library Association - ALA Neal-Schuman, 2019.
(DLC) 2019027386
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Burke
ISBN: 9780838918661 0838918662
OCLC Number: 1107142085
Description: xiii, 192 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Library technology in context. The universe of library technology --
Survey says --
Mission critical technologies. Free information resources --
Library electronic resources --
Organizing information to make it easier to find --
Computing devices in libraries --
Technology that makes library services run. Library websites and web services --
Social networking and patron participation --
How library staff learn and teach --
Makerspaces and libraries --
Building and maintaining the technology environment in libraries. The right technology at the right time --
Meeting and supporting patron technology needs --
Building the technology environment --
Protecting technology and technology users --
The death of technologies --
Where library technology is going and how to stay informed. Our technological futures --
Keeping track of technology changes.
Responsibility: John J. Burke.


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Technology advances at a startling rate, and this book provides a timely overview of what is taking place in libraries. Whether it's staff using ILL programs or learning about free information Read more...

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