Web 2.0 for librarians and information professionals

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Neal-Schuman Publishers, 2008 - Computers - 209 pages
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Here is a book that will help public, school, and academic librarians take advantage of Web 2.0 technologies. Using an easy-to-understand writing style, author Ellyssa Kroski provides librarians and information professionals with a detailed look at the latest and hottest technologies. She provides innovative, real-world examples of libraries which are using these technologies to enhance their online presence, showcase services and increase patronage - as well as helpful, illustrative screenshots. Whether to create a book review blog, social bookmark collection, subject specific RSS feed, or a specialized search engine, librarians will find this guide invaluable for promoting their services in a digital age and attracting even the most tech-savvy of patrons.

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User Review  - jasmataz - LibraryThing

A quick and insightful read. I think this would be a fantastic instructional book for someone currently unfamiliar with web 2.0 technologies. It features straight forward chapters on various topics ... Read full review

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User Review  - Anne48 - LibraryThing

An excellent book for librarians considering implementation of participative technologies. Includes chapters on Answers Technology and Productivity Tools in addition to common Web 2.0 technologies ... Read full review


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