Using the World Wide Web and Creating Home Pages: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians

Using the World Wide Web and Creating Home Pages: A How-to-Do-It Manual for Librarians

by Ray E. Metz, Gail Junion-Metz, Gail Junion-Metz
     
 

Anxious to get your staff and patrons using the Web or to create your library's home page? Junion-Metz, author of School Library Journal's popular "Surf For" column, and Metz, Director of Information Resources at Bucknell University, have created Using the World Wide Web and Creating Home Pages to give you all the information you need to browse the Web, integrate it… See more details below

Overview

Anxious to get your staff and patrons using the Web or to create your library's home page? Junion-Metz, author of School Library Journal's popular "Surf For" column, and Metz, Director of Information Resources at Bucknell University, have created Using the World Wide Web and Creating Home Pages to give you all the information you need to browse the Web, integrate it into your library services, and build an attractive and functional home page for your library or department. Using accessible language and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, the manual covers hardware and software requirements; choosing and using a Web browser; and training library staff and patrons to use the Web. The guide also shows how to use the Web to: expand sources available at the reference desk; find the best resources for children; bring in multimedia resources; archive information; assist with library operations and services. Special sections on creating HTML documents and designing a home page for your library or department complete this groundbreaking resource.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555702410
Publisher:
Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Series:
How-To-Do-It Manuals for Librarians Series, #67
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Figures
Preface
Introduction
1In The Beginning - Web Basics1
2Think Big - Look At The Issues for Libraries39
3Going Online - Getting An Internet Connection49
4Once You're Connected - Learning and Teaching the Web63
5Take Time To Think It Through - Planning Your Web Site83
6Looks Are Important - Designing Your Web Site97
7Getting Down To It - Authoring Your Web Site129
8Quality Control - Testing, Maintaining and Updating Your Web Site161
9Letting the World Know - Publicizing Your Web Site179
10User-Friendly Web Definitions187
11Learn More About It - A Bibliography of Print and Net Resources199
AppendixSample Web Pages227
Index263
Colophon269

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