Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 4, May

Library Technologists as Agents of Change
A [This is a guest column by an industry leader about tech topics of importance to libraries. Authors write here only at the invitation of the editors. In this edition, we hear from a member of the OCLC management team.--Ed.] I am hopelessly addicted...
Local Numbers and Analytics
No one needs to be told that the roles of libraries and librarians are changing. Yet, I don't know anyone working in the profession who holds the media-hyped position that the sun is setting on the general relevance of our work. It's quite the opposite....
News Desk
* news * announcements * updatesWords of Wisdom'What is the value of libraries? Through lifelong learning, libraries can and do change lives, a point that cannot be overstated.'-Michael GormanOCLC Offers WorldShareOCLC is offering its WorldShare Interlibrary...
Noted & Quoted
people * libraries * awards * promotions'Learning new things is hard, and a single study is not enough to establish new knowledge,' [Brian] Nosek said. ... Nosek founded the center with Jeffrey Spies .... who said, The Center for Open Science will encourage...
Pressing Limits of Scale for Library Technology
I see libraries in a time where it's important to question all of the assumptions that we have held regarding technology and the automation products in which we invest. Many of the current automation scenarios were informed by inherent limitations...
Reinventing Douglas
How One Library Revamped Its SpaceI'm proud to say we've received many compliments on the space redesign and reallocation from students, faculty, and staff outside the library.Clinton Community College (CCC) is a small campus serving a rural community...
Reinventing Douglas: How One Library Revamped Its Space: I'm Proud to Say We've Received Many Compliments on the Space Redesign and Reallocation from Students, Faculty, and Staff outside the Library
Clinton Community College (CCC) is a small campus serving a rural community just outside the city of Plattsburgh in upstate New York. We are part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. The Leroy M. Douglas Sr. Library (Douglas Library)...
Revelation from the Literature: How Web-Scale Discovery Has Already Changed Us
While discovery tools do attract more students with their simplistic, Google-like interfaces, it is-and will continue to be-important to teach students the advantages of using library discovery tools over internet searching. For nearly a decade...
Revelations from the Literature
How Web-Scale Discovery Has Already Changed UsWhile discovery tools do attract more students with their simplistic, Google-like interfaces, it is- and will continue to be-important to teach students the advantages of using library discovery tools over...
Survey Says, What Our Users Really Want Is Us!
Director of Library and Information Resources Institute for Research on Labor and Employment University of California--Berkeley By now, nearly every large research library is deeply involved in user surveys, and we depend on the data they produce...
Survey Says. What Our Users Really Want Is Us!
By now, nearly every large research library is deeply involved in user surveys, and we depend on the data they produce as we craft flexible goals for changing times. Survey data is even more important when external review committees are charged to review...
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