Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 6, July-August

Build, Buy, Open Source, or Web 2.0? Making an Informed Decision for Your Library
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] When improving a web presence, today's libraries have a choice: using a free Web 2.0 application, opting for open source, buying a product, or building a web application. Which option is best for your library? Web 2.0 ...
Creating Dynamic Websites Using jQuery
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As e-resource systems and web coordinator for Southern Oregon University, I am deeply involved with the university library's website. In the latest revision of this website, I knew I needed to jazz it up a little. With screen...
Extend Instruction outside the Classroom: Take Advantage of Your Learning Management System
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Are you looking to provide students with a range of resources during a 50-minute instruction session? Share library handouts, instructional videos from YouTube, and other library resources with a learning management system...
Five Steps to Help You Determine If You Need the New 'It' Technology
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Do your eyes sparkle when you see new technology? Mine often do, especially in my position as educational technology specialist at Boston College Law Library. As technologists, though, we may find ourselves alone on the bleachers...
Four Ways to Use This Directory
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] This printed edition of the CIL Buyer's Guide consists of four sections: Products and Services by Category Various types of hardware, software, supplies, and services related to library automation are listed in the first...
Getting a 'Decent Sort': Key Considerations When Planning for AMH
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In 2008 and 2009, the Edmonton Public Library (EPL), where I work as an information professional, completed a $6 million CDN (about $5.7 million) RFID conversion project with the installation of automated check-in and sorting...
Hardware
Adaptive Computing Hardware Keyboards--Adaptive Axel Enterprises Inc. CompuPro, Inc. KidComputers.com Monitors--Large Print Display Axel Enterprises Inc. CompuPro, Inc. Library Automation Technologies, Inc. Userful Mouse/Alternative...
Information for Sale/lease
Books--Electronic (Content for E-Books) Aaron Cohen Associates Ltd. ABC-CLIO American Psychological Association Document Center, Inc. Facts On File, an imprint of Infobase Publishing IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.) Libraries...
Products and Services by Vendor
This section contains a lot of coded information. Here's what it all means: In all of our Software categories, we gave vendors the option of checking off seven platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Mac, Unix, and Other. Hence,...
RSS Made Easy with Engaged Patrons and Yahoo! Pipes
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] My library, Jasper County Public Library in Indiana, had just started using EngagedPatrons.org at the time I became webmaster in spring 2007. EP is a low-cost (free to libraries receiving less than $1 million in annual revenue)...
Say No to Speed Bumps! Here Are Five Helpful Steps to Involve Your Staff in Obtaining, Deploying, and Troubleshooting Any New Technology That Is Coming Your Way
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] You will never be caught up with technology. Ever. No matter how cutting edge (and nicely funded) your library is, there is always something cooler and more efficient on the horizon. Granted, not all new technology may be...
Services Sold
Administrative Services Consulting--Legal Infotrieve Inc. Nina Platt Consulting, Inc. NOTEbookS Library Automation Consulting--Marketing/PR Dysart & Jones Associates Integration New Media, Inc. (INM) Library Communication...
Software
Adaptive Computing Software ADA Adaptive Interface Software Advanced Workstations in Education, Inc. (dba: AWE, Inc.) CyberTools for Libraries Integrated Technology Group Userful Adaptive Text Scanning Software Softlink America,...
Using Video in Your Next Presentation: A Baker's Dozen of Ideas and Tips
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] At the 2009 Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) conference, two colleagues and I gave a presentation about user experience and how to deliver it in a library setting. We framed the presentation around the...
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