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

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2006 - Computers - 239 pages
Stay connected with the latest library technologies and their power to improve everyday operations and outreach. In this second edition to his basic primer, John Burke offers the quintessential guide to the technology topics that matter most, and he expands on new frontiers, including blogs, wikis, and new adaptive and assistive technologies. Here, in one powerful volume, you will find everything you need to know about: planning, evaluating, purchasing and troubleshooting technology; managing digital resources; fundamentals and tools (Internet, PCs, ILS, databases, and more); how to put technology to work (blogs, user authentication, distance learning, selfcheckout, and more); and maintenance (security, usability, and more). An extensive glossary of technology terms completes this comprehensive text.

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It is incredible as one peruses the pages in this book the amount that many teacher librarians have learned about technology over the last decade. The third edition of this book covers the waterfront ... Read full review

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