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Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries Case Studies

Recent Developments in the Design  Construction  and Evaluation of Digital Libraries  Case Studies Book
Author : Cool, Colleen
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-02-28
ISBN : 1466629924
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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It is no secret that the world of libraries has rapidly evolved into an environment which will soon be largely digitized. However, this digital shift has brought with it a unique set of challenges and issues for scholars and librarians to handle. Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Digital Libraries not only addresses the challenges with digital libraries, but it also describes the recent developments in the design, construction, and evaluation of these libraries in various environments. This cutting-edge resource compiles research from a wide array of specialists into a unified and comprehensive manner. Librarians, researchers, scholars, and professionals in this field will find the reference source beneficial in order to deepen their understanding of this continually growing field.

Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries

Recent Developments in the Design  Construction  and Evaluation of Digital Libraries Book
Author : Colleen Cool,Kwong Bor Ng
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9781466629936
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries book written by Colleen Cool,Kwong Bor Ng, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals Planning for the Future

Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals  Planning for the Future Book
Author : Hines, Samantha Schmehl
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-10-31
ISBN : 1466646764
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As more associations struggle with limited professional development funding, the opportunities for library and information experts to advance their skills are being examined in a more effective and cost-efficient manner. Revolutionizing the Development of Library and Information Professionals: Planning for the Future examines the future of library professional development by investigating the aspects that make these development events worthwhile. This book is essential for library association personnel, educational institutions, and management personnel in large library systems to aid in determining future trends in professional development opportunities for their staff.

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries Book
Author : Jaap Kamps,Giannis Tsakonas,Yannis Manolopoulos,Lazaros Iliadis,Ioannis Karydis
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-09-04
ISBN : 3319670085
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2017, held in Thessaloniki, Greece, in September 2017. The 39 full papers, 11 short papers, and 10 poster papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 106 submissions. In addition the book contains 7 doctoral consortium papers. The contributions are organized in topical sections named: linked data; corpora; data in digital libraries; quality in digital libraries; digital humanities; entities; scholarly communication; sentiment analysis; information behavior; information retrieval.

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries Practices and Resources

Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries  Practices and Resources Book
Author : Deards, Kiyomi D.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2014-03-31
ISBN : 1466658134
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable up-and-coming leaders. Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources provides valuable insight into the process of implementing succession planning in libraries. This book delves into the challenges and possibilities of a succession plan’s effect on the success of library organizations. Human resources officers, library administrators, academicians, and students will find this book beneficial to furthering their understanding of current practice in succession planning.

Robots in Academic Libraries Advancements in Library Automation

Robots in Academic Libraries  Advancements in Library Automation Book
Author : Iglesias, Edward
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-04-30
ISBN : 1466639393
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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, technology experts, and library vendors interested in the future of library automation and its impact on the decline of human interaction in libraries.

Library Reference Services and Information Literacy Models for Academic Institutions

Library Reference Services and Information Literacy  Models for Academic Institutions Book
Author : Cordell, Rosanne M.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-06-30
ISBN : 1466642424
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As classrooms and universities strive to adapt their instructional methods to an ever progressing technological age, it is imperative that academic libraries also revisit the ways in which reference and instruction services are organized and implemented. Library Reference Services and Information Literacy: Models for Academic Institutions not only advocates for a more intentional integration of reference and instructional services, but it also provides organizational background, staff objectives, and various successes and challenges that have already been experienced by real institutions. This publication is an important reference source for librarians, practitioners, and university leaders who wish to maximize the current utilization of their resources.

Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries

Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries Book
Author : Thanuskodi, S.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-05-31
ISBN : 1466640715
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Academic libraries cater to the diverse needs of scholars, scientists, technocrats, researchers, students, and others personally and professionally invested in higher education. Due to advancements in information and communication technologies (ICT), the vision and mission of academic libraries are changing in developing countries. Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries provides the latest theoretical frameworks and empirical research into academic libraries, investigating concerns such as illiteracy, budgeting, software development, technical training, and others. In particular, this book will be of use to professionals and researchers working in the field of library and information science who are looking for new methods and best practices in the management of effective academic libraries. This book is part of the Advances in Library and Information Science series collection.

Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries

Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries Book
Author : AI-Suqri, Mohammed Nasser
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-07-31
ISBN : 1466643544
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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While high quality library and information services continue to thrive and strengthen economic and social development, much of the knowledge that exists on user’s needs and behaviors is fundamentally based on the results of users in English-speaking, western developed countries. Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries highlights the struggles that developing countries face in terms of information gaps and information-seeking user behavior. The publication highlights ways in which users in developing countries can benefit from properly implementing LIS services. Researchers, academics, and practitioners interested in the design and delivery of information services will benefit from this collection of research.

Internet Mercenaries and Viral Marketing The Case of Chinese Social Media

Internet Mercenaries and Viral Marketing  The Case of Chinese Social Media Book
Author : Wu, Mei
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-09-30
ISBN : 1466645792
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Social media and emerging internet technologies have expanded the ideas of marketing approaches. In particular, the phenomenon of the internet in China challenges the common perception of new media environments. Internet Mercenaries and Viral Marketing: The Case of Chinese Social Media presents case studies, textual analysis, media reviews, and in-depth interviews in order to investigate the Chinese “pushing hand” operation from the conceptual perspective of communications and viral marketing. This book is significant to researchers, marketers, and advocates interested in the persuasive influence of social networks.

Rural Community Libraries in Africa Challenges and Impacts

Rural Community Libraries in Africa  Challenges and Impacts Book
Author : Dent, Valeda F.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2014-01-31
ISBN : 1466650443
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book investigates the relationship between local libraries and community development, from the historical roots of rural libraries to their influence on the literacy, economy, and culture of the surrounding region"--Provided by publisher.

Marketing in the Cyber Era Strategies and Emerging Trends

Marketing in the Cyber Era  Strategies and Emerging Trends Book
Author : Ghorbani, Ali
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-12-31
ISBN : 1466648651
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The growth of new technologies, internet, virtualization, and the globalization of production and consumption has given focus on new marketing strategies in the cyber era. This has shaped a demand for an innovative conceptual framework for the marketing industry. Marketing in the Cyber Era: Strategies and Emerging Trends brings together best practices and innovative approaches for effective marketing in today’s economy. Stressing the importance of structure, strategy, leadership, and marketing in the Cyber Era; this book is a useful tool for upper-level students, researchers, academicians, professionals and practitioners, scientists, and executive managers of marketing in profit and non-profit organizations.

Cultural Heritage Information

Cultural Heritage Information Book
Author : Ian Ruthven,G. G. Chowdhury
Publisher : Facet Publishing
Release : 2015-02-12
ISBN : 1856049302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book provides an overview of various challenges and contemporary research activities in cultural heritage information focusing particularly on the cultural heritage content types, their characteristic and digitization challenges; cultural heritage content organization and access issues; users and usability as well as various policy and sustainability issues associated with digital cultural heritage information systems and services. Cultural Heritage Information, the first book in the peer-reviewed i-Research series, contains eleven chapters that have been contributed by seventeen leading academics from six countries. The book begins with an introductory chapter that provides a brief overview of the topic of digital cultural heritage information with the subsequent chapters addressing specific issues and research activities in this topic. The ordering of the chapters moves from scene setting on policies and infrastructures, through considerations of interaction, access and objects, through to concrete system implementations. The book concludes by looking forward to issues around sustainability, in the widest sense, that are necessary to think about in order to maximize the availability and longevity of our digital cultural heritage. The key topics covered are: - Managing digital cultural heritage information - Digital humanities and digital cultural heritage (alt-history and future directions) - Management of cultural heritage information: policies and practices - Cultural heritage information: artefacts and digitization technologies - Metadata in cultural contexts – from manga to digital archives in linked open data environment - Managing cultural heritage: information systems architecture - Cultural heritage information users and usability - A framework for classifying and comparing interactions in cultural heritage information systems - Semantic access and exploration in cultural heritage digital libraries - Supporting exploration and use of digital cultural heritage materials: the PATHS perspective - Cultural heritage information services: sustainability issues. Readership: This will be essential reading for researchers in Information Science specifically in the areas of digital libraries, digital humanities and digital culture. It will also be useful for practitioners and students in these areas who want to know the different research issues and challenges and learn how they have been handled in course of various research projects in these areas.

Customer Relationship Management Strategies in the Digital Era

Customer Relationship Management Strategies in the Digital Era Book
Author : Nas?r, Süphan
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2015-03-31
ISBN : 1466682329
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In today’s global economy, social media and technological advances have changed the way businesses interact with their clientele. With new forms of communication and IT practices, companies seek innovative practices for maintaining their consumer loyalty. Customer Relationship Management Strategies in the Digital Era blends the literature from the fields of marketing and information technology in an effort to examine the effect that technological advances have on the interaction between companies and their customers Through chapters and case studies, this publication discusses the importance of achieving competitive advantage through implementing relationship marketing practices and becoming consumer-centric. This publication is an essential reference source for researchers, professionals, managers, and upper level students interested in understanding customer loyalty in a technology-focused society.

Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services

Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services Book
Author : Nedelea, Alexandru-Mircea
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2016-01-07
ISBN : 1466697628
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Tourism marketing is a vital tool in promoting the overall health of the global economy by not only bringing necessary revenue to a particular region, but also providing an opportunity for tourists to explore another culture, building tolerance and overall exposure to different ways of life. Strategic Tools and Methods for Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Services provides interdisciplinary perspectives in the areas of global tourism and hospitality. Highlighting cultural boundaries of strategic knowledge management through the use of case studies and theoretical research, as well as the opportunities and challenges of tourism marketing, this publication is an essential reference source for academicians, research scholars, marketing professionals, graduate-level students, and industry professionals interested in international travel and the vacation industry.

Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians The Making of the Cybrarian

Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians  The Making of the Cybrarian Book
Author : Hicks, Deborah
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-11-30
ISBN : 1466647361
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The library profession has changed rapidly in the wake of advanced technologies. Once regarded as the gatekeepers of information found in books, today's library professionals are shifting from a traditional center of attention to a new focus on all areas of information studies. Technology and Professional Identify of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian brings into focus both the positive and negative aspects that technology places on the professional identity of librarians. Highlighting the new methods involved in data management, communication, and Library Information education and research; this book is a necessary means for librarians, students, and researchers to obtain an up to date understanding of what it means to maintain relevancy in the information age.

Current Index to Journals in Education

Current Index to Journals in Education Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1999
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Digital Library Usability Studies

Digital Library Usability Studies Book
Author : Bradford Lee Eden
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2005
ISBN : 184544857X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Each summer, circulation staff in my library inventories a section of the stacks andbrings collection issues to the attention of appropriate bibliographers. Since I amresponsible for the economics collection, I see an array of government documents thathave managed to elude the cataloging process. Many of these titles are decades old, having squatted in the library undisturbed and uncirculated since our online catalogwas implemented in 1990.