Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff

By: Burke, John;Burke, John J.

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A wide range of technologies are now available to libraries for both public and technical services. As these technologies proliferate and change, library staff must understand what they are and their uses. This basic primer explains each type of technology and discusses its practicalities in the library environment. Among the topics covered are: evaluation, purchase, troubleshooting, planning, equipment, systems and networks, the Internet, electronic library resources, storage, formats, adaptive and assistive technology, security, and facilities. Burke concludes with a look at the future of information technology and its impact on libraries. An extensive glossary of technology terms and concepts completes the volume. Designed for all levels of library staff, this is both a handy reference and an ideal text for technology workshops and classes.

Title: Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff

Author Name: Burke, John;Burke, John J.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Neal Schuman Pub: 2000

ISBN Number: 1555703984

ISBN Number 13: 9781555703981

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good

Seller ID: 035137

Description: Good condition. Has highlighting. Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff By Burke, John;Burke, John J. Product Details A wide range of technologies are now available to libraries for both public and technical services. As these technologies proliferate and change, library staff must understand what they are and their uses. This basic primer explains each type of technology and discusses its practicalities in the library environment. Among the topics covered are: evaluation, purchase, troubleshooting, planning, equipment, systems and networks, the Internet, electronic library resources, storage, formats, adaptive and assistive technology, security, and facilities. Burke concludes with a look at the future of information technology and its impact on libraries Paperback: 231 pages Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers (December 2000) Language: English ISBN-10: 1555703984 ISBN-13: 9781555703981 Product Dimensions: 9 x 5.8 x 0.6 inches

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