An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian

This book presents a series of case studies from systems librarians all over the world. It documents how the profession has changed in recent years with the introduction of new web technologies services such as hosted databases that are supported by vendors rather than in-house, as well as shifts in technology management. New skill sets are constantly being added as systems librarians become much more versed in dealing with service providers outside the library as well as training and supporting their traditional constituencies. Written by practitioners in the field who have real world experience Draws on a wide authorship to show how different perspectives can colour the perception of similar issues Provides real world scenarios where challenges in the field have been met and overcome

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  • Author : Edward Iglesias
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 138 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630417
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian

An Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian
  • Author : Edward Iglesias
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 09 September 2010
GET THIS BOOKAn Overview of the Changing Role of the Systems Librarian

This book presents a series of case studies from systems librarians all over the world. It documents how the profession has changed in recent years with the introduction of new web technologies services such as hosted databases that are supported by vendors rather than in-house, as well as shifts in technology management. New skill sets are constantly being added as systems librarians become much more versed in dealing with service providers outside the library as well as training and supporting

Systems Librarianship

Systems Librarianship
  • Author : Brighid M. Gonzales
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 15 June 2020
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Systems Librarianship: A Practical Guide for Librarians offers new systems librarians and interested LIS students foundational knowledge about the field of systems librarianship as well as practical information and strategies for common projects like migrating a library system and technology planning. With up-to-date information based on a survey of 200 practicing systems librarians, the current professional literature, and on-the-job experience, this practical guide covers everything a new systems librarian should know in order to succeed in this field. The first half

Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 09 November 2015
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The recent explosion of digital media, online networking, and e-commerce has generated great new opportunities for those Internet-savvy individuals who see potential in new technologies and can turn those possibilities into reality. It is vital for such forward-thinking innovators to stay abreast of all the latest technologies. Web-Based Services: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications provides readers with comprehensive coverage of some of the latest tools and technologies in the digital industry. The chapters in this multi-volume book describe a diverse

The Patron-Driven Library

The Patron-Driven Library
  • Author : Dee Ann Allison
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. The Patron Driven Library explores the way technology has moved the focus from library collections to services, placing the reader at the center of library activities. The book reveals the way library users are changing, and how social networking, web delivery of information, and the uncertain landscape of e-print

Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science

Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science
  • Author : T. Allan Taylor,James Robert Parish
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release : 09 December 2021
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Whether you're a student or a professionals ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or alter the direction of your current career in library and/or information science. Features include a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries
  • Author : Dhamdhere, Sangeeta N.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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The emergence of open access, web technology, and e-publishing has slowly transformed modern libraries into digital libraries. With this variety of technologies utilized, cloud computing and virtual technology has become an advantage for libraries to provide a single efficient system that saves money and time. Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries highlights the concerns and limitations that need addressed in order to optimize the benefits of cloud computing to the virtualization of libraries. Focusing on the latest innovations and

Library Technology Funding, Planning, and Deployment

Library Technology Funding, Planning, and Deployment
  • Author : Iglesias, Edward
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 22 November 2016
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Advancements in technology are impacting many businesses and institutions, including libraries. As such, it is increasingly imperative to research purchasing methods to boost cost-effectiveness and efficiency. Library Technology Funding, Planning, and Deployment is an authoritative reference source for the latest research on the best methods of the purchase and implementation of various technology systems by libraries. Featuring extensive coverage across a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as library systems management, Open Source software, and budget constraints, this book

Research Anthology on Collaboration, Digital Services, and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries

Research Anthology on Collaboration, Digital Services, and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 15 January 2021
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Faced with increased budget cuts, libraries must continue to advance their services through new technologies and practices in order to keep pace with the rapid changes society is currently facing. The once traditional in-person services offered can no longer be the only option, and to keep themselves afloat, libraries must offer more in terms of digital services. The convenience of offering mobile and digital services brings a new wave of accessibility to libraries and a new question on just how

Handbook of Research on Advocacy, Promotion, and Public Programming for Memory Institutions

Handbook of Research on Advocacy, Promotion, and Public Programming for Memory Institutions
  • Author : Ngulube, Patrick
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 11 January 2019
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Memory institutions such as archives, libraries, and museums collect, arrange, describe, and preserve their collections and holdings in order to make them accessible to the community. However, these institutions remain underutilized and are struggling to raise awareness of their existence and attract users and funders. The Handbook of Research on Advocacy, Promotion, and Public Programming for Memory Institutions is a collection of innovative research on emerging strategies such as advocacy, outreach, marketing, and public programming to promote memory institutions and

The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian

The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian
  • Author : George Stachokas
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 12 October 2019
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The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian focuses on longstanding hurdles to the transition of libraries from print collections, to online information services, all from an Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) perspective. Problems covered include cost containment for electronic serials, web design, discovery, customer service, efficiency, and adapting organizations to the needs of contemporary users. The title considers the historical development of the ERL role, how the position emerged in North America in the 1990s, how it is represented within the

Building Communities

Building Communities
  • Author : Denise Garofalo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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Social media is here to stay. A robust social media campaign can provide academic libraries with a means to showcase library resources, highlight content and events, and attract students to sample what the library has to offer. Building Communities is a handbook to implement social media technologies for academic libraries. It is a guide to planning and implementing a successful social media campaign and evaluating its impact. This title covers: the beginning of social networking in the academic context; how

Library Web Ecology

Library Web Ecology
  • Author : Jacquelyn Erdman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
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Library Web Ecology is a thorough reference to help professionals in Library and Information Science (LIS) to develop a sustainable, usable, and highly effective website. The book describes the entire process of developing and implementing a successful website. Topics include: managing a web team, developing a web culture, creating a strategic plan, conducting usability studies, evaluating technology trends, and marketing the website. Worksheets and examples are included to help library web professionals to prepare web development plans. Although this book