Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu

The digital is the new milieu in which academic libraries must serve their patrons; but how best to utilize the slew of digital devices and their surrounding trends? Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu identifies best practices and strategies for using digital devices (such as tablets, e-readers, and smartphones) and copyrighted materials in academic libraries. Special consideration is given to e-books, iBooks, e-journals, and digital textbooks. This title describes how academic libraries can remain current, nimbly addressing user needs. An introduction gives an overview of technology in academic libraries, including the foundations of copyright law and user behavior in relation to digital content. Three parts then cover: digital rights management (DRM); practical approaches to e-content for librarians; and emerging pedagogy and technology. Finally, the book concludes by telling libraries how to remain agile and adaptable as they navigate the digital milieu. Presents a contemporary view on DRM and fair use for librarians in the context of contemporary technology Addresses file standards in relation to devices in libraries Demonstrates ways that librarians can support and engage students using emerging digital technologies

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  • Author : Brendan Ryan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 196 pages
  • ISBN : 178063398X
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu

Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu
  • Author : Brendan Ryan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
GET THIS BOOKOptimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu

The digital is the new milieu in which academic libraries must serve their patrons; but how best to utilize the slew of digital devices and their surrounding trends? Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu identifies best practices and strategies for using digital devices (such as tablets, e-readers, and smartphones) and copyrighted materials in academic libraries. Special consideration is given to e-books, iBooks, e-journals, and digital textbooks. This title describes how academic libraries can remain current, nimbly addressing user

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

Knowledge Translation in Health Care

Knowledge Translation in Health Care
  • Author : Sharon Straus,Jacqueline Tetroe,Ian D. Graham
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 August 2011
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Health care systems worldwide are faced with the challenge of improving the quality of care. Providing evidence from health research is necessary but not sufficient for the provision of optimal care and so knowledge translation (KT), the scientific study of methods for closing the knowledge-to-action gap and of the barriers and facilitators inherent in the process, is gaining significance. Knowledge Translation in Health Care explains how to use research findings to improve health care in real life, everyday situations. The

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science
  • Author : Allen Kent,Harold Lancour,Jay E. Daily
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 December 1976
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"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."

Marketing Library and Information Services

Marketing Library and Information Services
  • Author : Dinesh K. Gupta
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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The marketing of library services is an essential agenda item for almost all kinds of libraries all over the world. In this volume 47 experts from 20 countries address the issue through 40 articles. The bundling of dozens of contributions from a truly international group of librarians, presented in this book, provides a broad spectrum on the topic. This book will thus prove immensely useful, helping both working librarians and future librarians to understand vital issues relating to the marketing of library and

Sharing

Sharing
  • Author : Philippe Aigrain
  • Publisher : Amsterdam University Press
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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"In the past fifteen years, file sharing of digital cultural works between individuals has been at the center of a number of debates on the future of culture itself. To some, sharing constitutes piracy, to be fought against and eradicated. Others see it as unavoidable, and table proposals to compensate for its harmful effects. Meanwhile, little progress has been made towards addressing the real challenges facing culture in a digital world. Sharing starts from a radically different viewpoint, namely that

From Innovation to Implementation

From Innovation to Implementation
  • Author : Who Regional Office for Europe
  • Publisher : World Health Organization
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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"The principal authors were Carrie Beth Peterson (Consultant in eHealth and Innovation, WHO Regional Office for Europe), Clayton Hamilton (Editor-in-chief and Unit Leader, eHealth and Innovation in the Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation, WHO Regional Office for Europe) and Per Hasvold (WHO Collaborating Centre for eHealth and Telemedicine at the Norwegian Centre for Integrated Care and Telemedicine, Troms, Norway)."--Page viii.

Health Professions Education

Health Professions Education
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Care Services,Committee on the Health Professions Education Summit
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 July 2003
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The Institute of Medicine study Crossing the Quality Chasm (2001) recommended that an interdisciplinary summit be held to further reform of health professions education in order to enhance quality and patient safety. Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality is the follow up to that summit, held in June 2002, where 150 participants across disciplines and occupations developed ideas about how to integrate a core set of competencies into health professions education. These core competencies include patient-centered care, interdisciplinary teams, evidence-based practice, quality

Connecting ICTs to Development

Connecting ICTs to Development
  • Author : Laurent Elder,Heloise Emdon,Richard Fuchs,Ben Petrazzini
  • Publisher : Anthem Press
  • Release : 01 December 2013
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Over the past two decades, projects supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) have critically examined the ways in which information and communications technologies (ICTs) can be used to improve learning, empower the disenfranchised, generate income opportunities for the poor, and facilitate access to healthcare in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Considering that most development institutions and governments are currently attempting to integrate ICTs into their practices, it is an opportune time to reflect on the research

Fostering Integrity in Research

Fostering Integrity in Research
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy,Committee on Responsible Science
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 13 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKFostering Integrity in Research

The integrity of knowledge that emerges from research is based on individual and collective adherence to core values of objectivity, honesty, openness, fairness, accountability, and stewardship. Integrity in science means that the organizations in which research is conducted encourage those involved to exemplify these values in every step of the research process. Understanding the dynamics that support â€" or distort â€" practices that uphold the integrity of research by all participants ensures that the research enterprise advances knowledge. The 1992 report Responsible Science:

Creating the Productive Workplace

Creating the Productive Workplace
  • Author : Derek Clements-Croome
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 21 August 2006
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A new edition of a classic title, featuring updated and additional material to reflect today’s competitive work environments, contributed by a team of international experts. Essential for anyone involved in the design, management and use of work places, this is a critical multidisciplinary review of the factors affecting productivity, as well a practical solutions manual for common problems and issues.