Library Information Systems / Edition 1

Library Information Systems / Edition 1

by Thomas Kochtanek, Joseph R. Matthews
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1591580188

ISBN-13: 9781591580188

Pub. Date: 10/04/2002

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

This book will be well placed on the shelves of the many libraries faced with the complexities that information technology developments bring to the library. Giving a useful overview of library systems-from their history to current trends in the technology and marketplace that serve libraries-this book includes coverage of telecommunications, standards, planning,

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This book will be well placed on the shelves of the many libraries faced with the complexities that information technology developments bring to the library. Giving a useful overview of library systems-from their history to current trends in the technology and marketplace that serve libraries-this book includes coverage of telecommunications, standards, planning, managing technology in libraries, system selection, and more. Specifically designed for core units in library automation and information systems, this text gives students a comprehensive overview of one of the most critical areas of library operations, and enables them to take the lead in managing the complexities that information technology brings to the library. Giving important insight into library information systems-from their history to the latest technological trends and information about the marketplace that serves libraries-this book includes coverage of standards, planning, managing technology in libraries, system selection, an

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591580188
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/04/2002
Series:
Library and Information Science Text Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE BROADER CONTEXT

Chapter 1-The Evolution of LIS and Enabling Technologies

Chapter 2-The Library Information Systems Marketplace

PART II: THE TECHNOLOGIES

Chapter 3-Design of Library Information Systems

Chapter 4-Open Systems

Chapter 5-Telecommunications and Networks

Chapter 6-Standards and Standards Organizations

PART III: MANAGEMENT ISSUES

Chapter 7-Planning for Information Technology

Chapter 8-Basic Technology Axioms

Chapter 9-The Impact of Technology on Library Services

Chapter 10-System Selection and Implementation

Chapter 11-Usability of Systems

Chapter 12-Managing Library Information Systems

PART IV: FURTURE CONSIDERATIONS

Chapter 13-Technology Trends

Chapter 14-Digital Libraries

Conclusions

Glossary

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