The Top Technologies Every Librarian Needs to Know: A LITA guide (Paperback)Kenneth J. Varnum (editor)
Paperback 144 Pages / Published: 23/07/2014
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In this much needed book, Kenneth J Varnum and his hand-picked team of contributors look ahead over the most important technologies likely to impact library services over the next five years. Their ideas will stimulate strategic thinking and help library staff make informed decisions about meeting user expectations and delivering services. Highly informative for any library, the diverse chapters include: Impetus to innovate: convergence and library trendsHands-free augmented reality: impacting the library futureLibraries and archives augmenting the worldThe future of cloud-based library systemsLibrary discoveryWeb services as the new websites for many libraries Text mining Bigger, better, together: building the digital library of the futureOpen hardware in libraries. Readership: This leading-edge collection offers an expert-level view of library technology that's just around the corner and is essential reading for systems librarians, students and all librarians who are looking to the technology future.
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Number of pages: 144
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 8 mm
Edition: New ed.
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