Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff / Edition 2

Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff / Edition 2

by John Burke

ISBN-10: 1555705502

ISBN-13: 9781555705503

Pub. Date: 05/01/2006

Publisher: American Library Association

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Table of Contents

1The history of information technology in libraries3
2How to find information on library technologies15
3Evaluating, buying, and implementing technology29
4Computers in libraries : desktops, laptops, tablets, and handheld devices41
5Computer networks in libraries : the Internet, modems, WiFi, and e-mail59
6Software for libraries : library systems, open source, and office applications73
7Storage devices in libraries : paper, microfilm, DVDs, MP3s, and flash drives89
8Library databases and electronic resources : full-text periodicals, e-books, and e-reference collections105
9Search tools in libraries : from Amazon to Google121
10Universal design and adaptive/assistive technology : meeting and supporting patron technology needs139
11Virtual reference, blogs, and usability : library Web sites and Web services149
12Digital projectors, distance learning, and course management systems : how library staff learn and teach157
13Spam, spyware, and security strips : protecting library technology and users167
14When things fall apart : troubleshooting tips for everyday use177
15Ergonomics, infrastructure, and space : building the technology environment185
16Writing a technology plan195
17Our technological future : Ranganathan meets Googlezon201

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