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

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 : 19 January 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

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

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

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

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

Systems Librarian

Systems Librarian
  • Author : Thomas C. Wilson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 August 1998
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Guided by the editorial support of colleagues in the Library and Information Technology Association (LITA), author Tom Wilson, head of systems at University of Houston Libraries, demystifies this critical specialty. In clear nontechnical language, Wilson answers the befuddling question, What is a systems librarian? Wilson lays no claim to the one right answer. Instead, The Systems Librarian: Designing Roles, Defining Skills will lead you in formulating your own answer, which is the first step to making sound decisions.

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

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice
  • Author : Yu, Holly,Breivold, Scott
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 28 February 2008
GET THIS BOOKElectronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice

A pronounced move from print subscriptions to electronic resources in all types of libraries has fundamentally impacted the library and its users. With the influx of resources such as e-journals; e-books; index, abstract, and/or full-text databases; aggregated databases; and others, the shift to electronic resources is rapidly changing library operational and organizational procedures. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in

The Accidental Systems Librarian

The Accidental Systems Librarian
  • Author : Rachel Singer Gordon
  • Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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"The Accidental Systems Librarian takes the approach that anyone with a solid foundation in the practices and principles of librarianship and a willingness to confront changing technology can serve effectively in a library technology position--with or without formal computer training. Author Rachel Singer Gordon's practical advice on using research, organizational, and bibliographic skills to solve various systems problems is geared to helping "accidental" systems librarians develop the skills they need to succeed and the confidence they need to excel. This

Computers for Librarians

Computers for Librarians
  • Author : Stuart J. Ferguson,Rodney Hebels
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 August 2003
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Computers for Librarians is aimed primarily at students of library and information management and at those library and information service professionals who feel the need for a book that will give them a broad overview of the emerging electronic library. It takes a top-down approach, starting with applications such as the Internet, information sources and services, provision of access to information resources and library management systems, before looking at data management, computer systems and technology, data communications and networking, and

Libraries without Limits: Changing Needs — Changing Roles

Libraries without Limits: Changing Needs — Changing Roles
  • Author : European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries,European Association for Health Information and Libraries
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 19 January 1999
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The slogan 'Information professionals make the difference' was chosen to highlight the 10th anniversary of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) in 1997. To what effect, under which circumstances, and how medical librarians in Europe play an active role in medical information management and education is reflected in the collection of papers presented during the 6th European Conference of Medical and Health Libraries in Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 22-27, 1998, entitled: Libraries without Limits: Changing Needs -- Changing Roles.

Changing Roles of Library Professionals

Changing Roles of Library Professionals
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Association of Research Libr
  • Release : 19 January 2021
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"Over the past ten years, many changes have affected the roles of librarians and other professionals in research libraries. The changes have been caused, in part, by technological advances, reorganizations, more focus on libraries as learning organizations, the use of teams and team-based approaches to tasks, and a recognition of diversity's importance to organizational development. Librarians have had to align priorities with redefined institutional goals. The survey for this SPEC Kit was an effort to examine these professional changes through