Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 33, No. 7, September

Integrating Academic Library Services Directly into Classroom Instruction through Discovery Tools: Bringing Library Resources into the Online Classroom
Today's online platforms give instructors the ability to create rich learning experiences strengthened with quality particles, ebooks, and new media drawn from academic library collections. Unfortunately, the wonderful and varied explosion of digital...
Internet Librarian 2013: The Internet Conference and Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers
October 28-30, 2013 Monterey Conference Center Portola Hotel & Spa | Monterey Marriott Monterey, California conference at-a-glance MONDAY, OCTOBER 28 8:45 a.m.-9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote * Information Architecture: The Future...
News Desk
news * announcements * updatesWebJunction Celebrates Its 10th BirthdayOCLC and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched WebJunction 10 years ago. It is an online learning community for library staff and contains knowledge and resources so that...
Noted & Quoted
people * libraries * awards * promotionsOCLC announced that Skip Prichard is its new president and CEO.Recently, he held the positions of president and CEO at Ingram Content Group, Inc. Before that, he was president and Skip Prichard CEO of ProQuest...
Now's the Time to Plan Next Summer's Reading Program
There is no better time to plan your next summer reading program (SRP) than just after the current one. Have your library workers generate a list of what worked and what didn't work while everything's still fresh in their minds. It's also a great way...
Own Your Own Ebook Lending Service
If someone were to give us an ebook, do we have the tools to receive it, to integrate it into our catalog, and to check it out?" Douglas County Libraries (DCL) director Jamie LaRue posed this question to DCL's associate director of IT, Monique Sendze,...
Own Your Own Ebook Lending Service: DCL's Ebook Model Is Predicated on the Belief That Libraries Should Own, Rather Than Lease, Their Collections' Content
If someone were to give us an ebook, do we have the tools to receive it, to integrate it into our catalog, and to check it out?" Douglas County Libraries (DCL) director Jamie LaRue posed this question to DCL's associate director of IT, Monique Sendze,...
Publishers and Librarians in Dialogue. Part 2
Building Digital LibrariesDirector of Library and Information Resources Institute for Research on Labor and Employment University of California-BerkeleyNotes From a North American Customer Advisory BoardIn the June issue of CIL magazine, I assessed the...
Publishers and Librarians in Dialogue, Part 2: Notes from a North American Customer Advisory Board
In the June issue of CIL magazine, I assessed the notes of Wiley's 2012 European advisory board meeting. In this issue, I will follow up with my thoughts about the March 2013 meeting of Wiley's North American customer advisory board, on which I am...
Take This Show on the Road: How to Give a Glitch-Free Multimedia Talk
With the face of higher education rapidly changing, university libraries must continuously expand the services they offer to their academic communities. Of late, providing multimedia assistance to faculty and students is one of many new services that...
Tearing Down the Walls
* letter from the editorWhen Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel welcomed delegates to the American Library Association's (ALA) Annual Conference this summer, he touted an experiment his city is running to combine public and school libraries into "community"...
Tech Tips for Every Librarian
helpful hints from the mavens of libtechNow's the Time to Plan Next Summers Reading ProgramThere is no better time to plan your next summer reading program (SRP) than just after the current one. Have your library workers generate a list of what worked...
Tech Trends and Challenges for K-12 School Libraries
Though all libraries share some core objectives, each type of library has a distinct set of issues that shapes the nature of its collections and services, which, in turn, brings different requirements to its technology environment. In the most basic...
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