Free Technology for Libraries

Free Technology for Libraries


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442252974
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 08/16/2015
Series: Library Technology Essentials Series , #3
Pages: 130
Product dimensions: 6.08(w) x 8.95(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Amy Deschenes specializes in making the library more user-friendly. She has worked in libraries since 2009 and is currently the Library User Experience Specialist at Harvard University. Prior to her current role, she led technology projects as the Systems & Web Applications Librarian at Simmons College Library. There, she built responsive websites, implemented countless open source apps, organized the library’s benchmarking statistics, and performed usability testing—all without spending a dime of the library’s budget. She is an advocate for thoughtful adoption of technology solutions and always considering the user’s needs.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Ellyssa Kroski
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Getting Started
Chapter 3. Tools & Applications
Chapter 4. Case Studies & Library Examples
Chapter 5. Step-by-Step Projects
Chapter 6. Tips & Tricks
Chapter 7. Future Trends

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