The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries

This book outlines and evaluates the digital reference services in libraries worldwide. The work is based on an international collaborative project between two groups from German and Chinese institutions, during which digital reference services provided by nearly 200 libraries all over the world were evaluated. The book also examines the reasons for the resulting differences; it also contains more generic proposals and perspectives on digital reference services. An international, evaluative approach is taken Includes unique information - which has never before being gathered and evaluated Includes a brief introduction to the basic knowledge and development in the field of digital reference service in the library

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  • Author : Jia Liu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 192 pages
  • ISBN : 178063112X
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The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries

The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries
  • Author : Jia Liu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 June 2007
GET THIS BOOKThe Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries

This book outlines and evaluates the digital reference services in libraries worldwide. The work is based on an international collaborative project between two groups from German and Chinese institutions, during which digital reference services provided by nearly 200 libraries all over the world were evaluated. The book also examines the reasons for the resulting differences; it also contains more generic proposals and perspectives on digital reference services. An international, evaluative approach is taken Includes unique information - which has never before

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Digital reference services in academic libraries
  • Author : Wan Ab Kadir Wan Dollah
  • Publisher : The University of Malaya Press
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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Digital Reference Services in Academic Libraries presents the background of DRS, evolution of DRS, the concept of DRS, emerging models of DRS, benefits and limitation of DRS, personalized services, trends and challenges, technological developments, evaluation and guidelines, effectiveness and DRS in academic libraries. The case study examined the existing status of digital reference services (DRS) in four selected public academic libraries in Malaysia. Focused is given on the awareness, usage, users’ perception, users’ satisfaction, library’s performance, and looked at

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  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 July 2014
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Assessing Reference and User Services in a Digital Age

Assessing Reference and User Services in a Digital Age
  • Author : Eric Novotny
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2013
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Effectively assess whether any library is making good use of the reference/user service resources available today Libraries need to develop standards by which they can assess their individual performances in a larger context, and Assessing Reference and User Services in a Digital Age makes significant contributions to this ongoing discussion. The book addresses its subject matter via approaches ranging from case studies of individual libraries to general discussions of best practices. The contributors explore the impact of the Internet

Recent Advances on Soft Computing and Data Mining

Recent Advances on Soft Computing and Data Mining
  • Author : Rozaida Ghazali,Nazri Mohd Nawi,Mustafa Mat Deris,Jemal H. Abawajy
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 04 December 2019
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This book provides an introduction to data science and offers a practical overview of the concepts and techniques that readers need to get the most out of their large-scale data mining projects and research studies. It discusses data-analytical thinking, which is essential to extract useful knowledge and obtain commercial value from the data. Also known as data-driven science, soft computing and data mining disciplines cover a broad interdisciplinary range of scientific methods and processes. The book provides readers with sufficient

Digital Libraries: Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access

Digital Libraries: Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access
  • Author : Mohammad Tengku Sembok (Tengku),International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries 2003 Kuala lumpur
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 24 November 2003
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2003, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 2003. The 68 revised full papers presented together with 15 poster abstracts and 3 invited papers were carefully reviewed from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on information retrieval techniques, multimedia digital libraries, data mining and digital libraries, machine architecture and organization, human resources and training, human-computer interaction, digital library infrastructure, building and using digital libraries, knowledge management,

New Trends in Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries

New Trends in Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries
  • Author : Anthi Katsirikou,Christos H. Skiadas
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 21 January 2022
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This unique volume presents the latest scientific achievements of library researchers and professionals on the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Libraries. Scholars and professionals have now an information resource on methodological tools for library services. Except for the new technologies that facilitate the innovation of libraries, it is the underlying policy and functional changes that have the most lasting effect on the scholarly operation that explains why this volume is important in the field or market. It also explores in

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  • Author : Anthi Katsirikou,Christos Skiadas
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 31 August 2011
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This unique volume presents the latest scientific achievements of library researchers and professionals on the Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Libraries. Scholars and professionals have now an information resource on methodological tools for library services. Except for the new technologies that facilitate the innovation of libraries, it is the underlying policy and functional changes that have the most lasting effect on the scholarly operation that explains why this volume is important in the field or market. It also explores in

Information Retrieval in Digital Environments

Information Retrieval in Digital Environments
  • Author : Jerome Dinet
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 August 2014
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Information retrieval is a central and essential activity. It is indeed difficult to find a human activity that does not need to retrieve information in an environment which is often increasingly digital: moving and navigating, learning, having fun, communicating, informing, making a decision, etc. Most human activities are intimately linked to our ability to search quickly and effectively for relevant information, the stakes are sometimes extremely important: passing an exam, voting, finding a job, remaining autonomous, being socially connected, developing

International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2013

International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2013
  • Author : Shantanu Ganguly,P. K. Bhattacharya
  • Publisher : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Release : 29 November 2013
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ICDL conferences are recognized on of the most important platform in the world where noted expert share their experiences. Many DL experts have contributed thought provoking papers in ICDL 2013. These important papers are reviewed and conceptualized into ICDL on different areas of DL proceedings. The Proceedings have two volumes and has over 1100 pages.

Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Engineering and Applications (IEA) 2012

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  • Author : Zhicai Zhong
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 09 April 2013
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Information engineering and applications is the field of study concerned with constructing information computing, intelligent systems, mathematical models, numerical solution techniques, and using computers and other electronic devices to analyze and solve natural scientific, social scientific and engineering problems. Information engineering is an important underpinning for techniques used in information and computational science and there are many unresolved problems worth studying. The Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Information Engineering and Applications (IEA 2012), which was held in Chongqing, China,

Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care

Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care
  • Author : Cruz-Cunha, Maria Manuela
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 April 2013
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Through the use of ICT tools, such as the internet, portals, and telecommunication devices, the quality of healthcare has improved in local and global health; aiding in the development of a sustainable economy. Handbook of Research on ICTs and Management Systems for Improving Efficiency in Healthcare and Social Care brings together a valuable research collection on ICT elements needed to improve communication and collaboration between global health institutes, public and private organizations, and foundations. Highlighting the adoption and success factors

Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future

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  • Author : Hines, Samantha Schmehl
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 October 2013
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As more associations struggle with limited professional development funding, the opportunities for library and information experts to advance their skills are being examined in a more effective and cost-efficient manner. Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future examines the future of library professional development by investigating the aspects that make these development events worthwhile. This book is essential for library association personnel, educational institutions, and management personnel in large library systems to aid in determining

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  • Author : Zhaoneng Chen,Hsinchun Chen,Qihao Miao,Yuxi Fu,Edward Fox,Ee-peng Lim
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 November 2004
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The International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL) is an annual international forum that provides opportunities for librarians, researchers and experts to exchange their research results, innovative ideas, service experiences and state-- the-art developments in the field of digital libraries. Building on the success of the first six ICADL conferences, the 7th ICADL conference hosted by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the Shanghai Library in Shanghai, China aimed to further strengthen the academic collaboration and strategic alliance in the