Googlization of Libraries

Googlization of Libraries

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Overview

Googlization of Libraries by William Miller

This book includes a variety of articles which look critically and judiciously at Google and its products, with a focus on Google Scholar and Google Book Search. It also examines their usefulness in a public service context. Its ultimate aim is to assess the use of Google as a major information resource. Its subject matter deals with online megasearch engines and their influence on reference librarianship, the impact of Google on information seeking, librarianship and the development of book digitization projects in which Google Book Search plays its part.

This book will be of interest to librarians across all educational sectors,
library science scholars and publishers.

This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Library Administration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415483797
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/12/2009
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

William Miller, PHD, MLS, is Dean of University Libraries at Florida Atlantic University. He formerly served as Head of Reference at Michigan State University, and as Associate Dean of Libraries at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. Presently, he teaches courses in English Literature and Library Science.

Rita Pellen is the Associate Director of Libraries at Florida Atlantic University. Previously, she was Assistant Director of Public Services and Head of the Reference Department.

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