The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries

This book examines the questions: how academic libraries provide value-added reference and information services in the digital age. It provides best practices from a global perspective. The book starts by looking at the information needs and info-seeking behaviours of university students and faculty. Then it examines the use cycle: consumer, instruction, and producer. It examines the resource cycle: collection development, instructor, maintenance. What are the essential elements of reference: orientation, instruction, collaborative planning, products? Focuses on information needs and information-seeking behaviours of academic library stakeholders (faculty, students, community) Focuses on technologies: impact on reference and information services (selection, access, interaction, instruction, administration), focusing on the human issues Emphasizes collaborative aspects of reference/info services (with faculty for program/course instruction, with computer services for digital integration, with other libraries for resource

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  • Author : Lesley Farmer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 160 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631006
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries

The Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Lesley Farmer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2007
GET THIS BOOKThe Human Side of Reference and Information Services in Academic Libraries

This book examines the questions: how academic libraries provide value-added reference and information services in the digital age. It provides best practices from a global perspective. The book starts by looking at the information needs and info-seeking behaviours of university students and faculty. Then it examines the use cycle: consumer, instruction, and producer. It examines the resource cycle: collection development, instructor, maintenance. What are the essential elements of reference: orientation, instruction, collaborative planning, products? Focuses on information needs and information-seeking

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services
  • Author : Kay Ann Cassell,Uma Hiremath
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Search skills of today bear little resemblance to searches through print publications. Reference service has become much more complex than in the past, and is in a constant state of flux. Learning the skill sets of a worthy reference librarian can be challenging, unending, rewarding, and-- yes, fun.

Reference and Information Services

Reference and Information Services
  • Author : Richard E. Bopp
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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Reflecting the dramatic changes shaped by rapidly developing technologies over the past six years, this new fourth edition of "Reference and Information Services" takes the introduction to reference sources and services significantly beyond the content of the first three editions. In Part I, Concepts and Processes, chapters have been revised and updated to reflect new ideas and methods in the provision of reference service in an era when many users have access to the Web. In Part II, "Information Sources

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition

Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, 5th Edition
  • Author : Linda C. Smith,Melissa A. Wong
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 29 August 2016
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Thoroughly updated, this is the essential guide to one of the most fundamental fields in the library profession. It links you—and through you, your patrons—to the significant changes that have occurred in reference and information sciences with emphasis on the growth of digital content. • Provides a comprehensive text edited by two highly regarded experts in reference and academic librarianship, Linda C. Smith and Melissa A. Wong, with chapters written by some of the best minds in the library

Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication

Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication
  • Author : Kelsey, Sigrid,St.Amant, Kirk
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2008
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Technology has changed communication drastically in recent years, facilitating the speed and ease of communicating, and also redefining and shaping linguistics, etiquette, and social communication norms. The Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication provides academics and practitioners with an authoritative collection of research on the implications and social effects computers have had on communication. With 69 chapters of innovative research contributed by over 90 of the world's leading experts in computer mediated communication, the Handbook of Research on Computer Mediated Communication

Advances in The Human Side of Service Engineering

Advances in The Human Side of Service Engineering
  • Author : Louis Freund,Wojciech Cellary
  • Publisher : AHFE Conference
  • Release : 19 July 2014
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If there is any one element to the engineering of service systems that is unique, it is the extent to which the suitability of the system for human use, human service, and excellent human experience has been and must always be considered. An exploration of this emerging area of research and practice, Advances in the Human Side of Service Engineering covers a broad spectrum of ergonomics and human factors issues highlighting the design of contemporary service systems.

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries

Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Michael A. Crumpton,Nora J. Bird
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 04 December 2020
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Emerging Human Resource Trends in Academic Libraries presents the collective wisdom of human resource librarians and administrators who have been in the forefront of practicing and applying the human resource principles in academic libraries. The book is divided into five Parts: Part I focuses on the present academic library environment and the unique human resource challenges that can be found there. Part II looks at the role of LIS education in preparing Masters level librarians to work within academic libraries

E-Commerce Trends for Organizational Advancement: New Applications and Methods

E-Commerce Trends for Organizational Advancement: New Applications and Methods
  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 November 2009
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While buying and selling goods and services once necessitated a face-to-face transaction, much of the commerce we now undertake is completely electronic. Recent advances in electronic and mobile commerce, precipitated by innovations in technology and user acceptance, have led to subsequent changes in individual and organizational behavior. E-Commerce Trends for Organizational Advancement: New Applications and Methods gathers essential research on the changing face of commerce, investigating the development, delivery, and perception of e- and m- commerce systems and tools.

Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition

Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition
  • Author : Lynn Silipigni Connaway,Ronald R. Powell
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 17 September 2010
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Addressed to practicing librarians and other information professionals, as well as master's and doctoral students in LIS programs, Basic Research Methods for Librarians, Fifth Edition specifically covers the research methodologies likely to be used by librarians, providing guidance on designing and conducting research and publishing research results. ||Like its predecessors, this fifth edition is exceptionally comprehensive. Content has been thoroughly updated and sections have been added on social networking and other web-based research methods and techniques. The book emphasizes quantitative

Robots in Academic Libraries: Advancements in Library Automation

Robots in Academic Libraries: Advancements in Library Automation
  • Author : Iglesias, Edward
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 April 2013
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In recent years, automation has played a vital role in library systems that handle tasks of acquisition, cataloging, serials, and circulation. The automation of these operations has, in turn, minimized the demand for human interaction. Robots in Academic Libraries: Advancements in Library Automation provides an overview on the current state of library automation, addresses the need for changing personnel to accommodate these changes, and assesses the future for academic libraries as a whole. This book is essential for library leaders,

Digital versus Non-Digital Reference

Digital versus Non-Digital Reference
  • Author : Linda S Katz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 May 2013
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Compare and contrast library reference models and more consumer-oriented models! Digital versus Non-Digital Reference: Ask A Librarian Online and Offline analyzes the quality of commercial Ask A Librarian (AskA) and tutorial services and how they compare to traditional library services. Edited by Jessamyn West—proprietor of librarian.net and the “hippest ex-librarian on the Web” according to Wired magazine—the book looks at library models and more consumer-oriented models, examining a variety of services that range from Ask Jeeves® and

Advances in the Human Side of Service Engineering

Advances in the Human Side of Service Engineering
  • Author : James C. Spohrer,Louis E. Freund
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 July 2012
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If there is any one element to the engineering of service systems that is unique, it is the extent to which the suitability of the system for human use, human service, and excellent human experience has been and must always be considered. An exploration of this emerging area of research and practice, Advances in the Human Side of Service Engineering covers a broad spectrum of ergonomics and human factors issues highlighting the design of contemporary manufacturing systems. Topics include: Adoption