Libraries for Users

This book reviews the quality and evolution of academic library services. It revises service trends offered by academic libraries and the challenge of enhancing traditional ones such as: catalogues, repositories and digital collections, learning resources centres, virtual reference services, information literacy and 2.0 tools. Studies the role of the university library in the new educational environment of higher education Rethinks libraries in academic context Redefines roles for academic libraries

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  • Author : Luisa Alvite
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 218 pages
  • ISBN : 1780630514
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Libraries for Users

Libraries for Users
  • Author : Luisa Alvite,Leticia Barrionuevo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 December 2010
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This book reviews the quality and evolution of academic library services. It revises service trends offered by academic libraries and the challenge of enhancing traditional ones such as: catalogues, repositories and digital collections, learning resources centres, virtual reference services, information literacy and 2.0 tools. Studies the role of the university library in the new educational environment of higher education Rethinks libraries in academic context Redefines roles for academic libraries

Engaging Design: Creating Libraries for Modern Users

Engaging Design: Creating Libraries for Modern Users
  • Author : Emy Nelson Decker,Seth M. Porter
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 12 October 2018
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This book demonstrates how aesthetics, design elements, and visual literacy can be implemented in the library to enhance spaces, programs, services, instruction, and outreach so that your library will appeal to all users. • Clearly explains how to recognize, understand, and interpret basic design techniques • Teaches librarians how to attract and target their efforts towards specific groups of library users • Outlines principles of good design in instruction programs, space planning and design tasks, outreach initiatives, and other library programs and activities •

Meeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries

Meeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Michele Crump,LeiLani Freund
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 October 2012
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Meeting the Needs of Student Users in Academic Libraries surveys and evaluates the current practice of learning commons and research services within the academic library community in order to determine if these learning spaces are functioning as intended. To evaluate their findings, the authors examine the measurement tools that libraries have used to evaluate usage and satisfaction, including contemporary anthropological studies that provide a more detailed view of the student’s approach to research. The book takes a candid look

Digital Libraries for Open Knowledge

Digital Libraries for Open Knowledge
  • Author : Antoine Doucet,Antoine Isaac,Koraljka Golub,Trond Aalberg,Adam Jatowt
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 September 2019
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This book constitutes the proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2019, held in Olslo, Norway, in September 2019. The 16 revised full papers,12 short papers and 18 poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 75 submissions. The general theme of TPDL 2019 was Connecting with Communities and so the papers attempt to facilitate establishing connections and convergences between diverse research communities such as Digital Humanities, Information Sciences and others that could benefit from ecosystems offered by

Repackaging Libraries for Survival

Repackaging Libraries for Survival
  • Author : Sul H. Lee
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 January 2014
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Research libraries face many challenges in today’s declining economy. The essays in this book explore these challenges and were originally delivered at a conference entitled "Climbing Out of the Box: Repackaging Libraries for Survival," sponsored by the University of Oklahoma Libraries and held March 4-5, 2010, in Oklahoma City. The authors, recognized leaders in academic librarianship, broach sensitive, but necessary, discussions in how academic libraries provide services and resources today while planning for the future. As academic libraries continue to

Building Libraries for the 21st Century

Building Libraries for the 21st Century
  • Author : T.D. Webb
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 30 November 2012
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Despite calls for electronic, virtual, digital libraries without walls, the walled variety are still being built, some of them massive. This book explores the reasons for this contradiction by examining several notable new library facilities around the world to see how modern expectations for libraries are being translated into concrete and steel. More and more libraries are looking at change not as a dreaded hazard but as an opportunity that can itself be seized to strengthen the library in the

Academic E-Books

Academic E-Books
  • Author : Suzanne M. Ward,Robert S. Freeman,Judith M. Nixon
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 November 2015
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E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians

E-books in Academic Libraries

E-books in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 December 2010
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Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book publishing, and describes problems in managing e-books in libraries caused by the variety of purchase models and varying formats available, and the lack of standardisation. It discusses solutions for providing

Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society

Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society
  • Author : Barbara Dewey
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 September 2010
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Transforming Research Libraries for the Global Knowledge Society explores critical aspects of research library transformation needed for successful transition into the 21st century multicultural environment. The book is written by leaders in the field who have real world experience with transformational change and thought-provoking ideas for the future of research libraries, academic librarianship, research collections, and the changing nature of global scholarship within a higher education context. Authors are leaders in the research libraries field from a variety of countries

Digital Libraries: For Cultural Heritage, Knowledge Dissemination, and Future Creation

Digital Libraries: For Cultural Heritage, Knowledge Dissemination, and Future Creation
  • Author : Chunxiao Xing,Fabio Crestani,Andreas Rauber
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 October 2011
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2011, held in Beijing, China, in October 2011. The 33 revised full papers, 8 short papers and 9 poster papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 136 submissions. The topics covered are digital archives and preservation; information mining and extraction; medata, catalogue; distributed repositories and cloud computing; social network and personalized service; mobile services and electronic publishing; multimedia digital libraries; information retrieval; and tools and systems for digital library.