Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 7, September

Better Together: Shared Technology Infrastructure for Collaboration and Resource Sharing
Libraries embrace collaboration as a fundamental value. Working with peer institutions and colleagues can be enormously beneficial in improving the capacity of a library to enhance its services. No library today can expect to directly own all the possible...
Controlling Your Versions
Sharing is our thing. Collaborating is our thing. Now, we've got tools to do them more simply and easily, and these tools keep improving. More and more projects--tech and non-tech--are being done by multiple people in multiple locations, around the...
Digitization in a Box: How South Carolina Enabled Public Libraries to Digitize Local Collections
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Digitization is essential to the accessibility of collections for libraries, archives, and cultural institutions. For many public libraries in South Carolina, the lack of funding, trained staffers or competent volunteers,...
How to Leverage Your Archival Treasures Fundraisers
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 2016 is a special year for Indiana. It is our bicentennial celebration, Since my library is the only one in Floyd County, my department (local history and genealogy) really wanted to do something to celebrate. So far, we...
How to Leverage Your Archival Treasures into Fundraisers
2016 is a special year for Indiana. It is our bicentennial celebration. Since my library is the only one in Floyd County, my department (local history and genealogy) really wanted to do something to celebrate.So far, we have had special programming discussing...
Internet Librarian 2016: The Internet Conference and Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers: Celebrating 20 Years
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] OCTOBER 17-19, 2016 MONTEREY MARRIOTT Monterey, California SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16 Preconference Workshops IL.INFOTODAY.COM The 20th anniversary Internet Librarian focuses on the strategies, techniques and processes,...
Meet the Wikipedia Library ... at Your Library
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The Wikipedia Library wants to position itself as a gateway to the world's libraries--providing information and reference services for everyone with internet access, regardless of language or geographical location. There is...
News Desk
Gale Expands Digital Historical CollectionsGale added three historical newspaper collections: The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000; China From Empire to Republic: Missionary, Sinology, and Literary Periodicals ; and British Library Newspapers,...
Noted & Quoted
The Intellectual Freedom Round Table (IFRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) awarded Jarrett Dapier the 2016 John Phillip Immroth Memorial Award for defending the principles of intellectual freedom. The award was presented at ALA's annual conference...
Stronger Together
As this issue was in production, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) was taking place in my hometown of Philly. It is sheer coincidence that the issue we were working on blended in so perfectly with the DNC's theme: Stronger Together. But, as...
Stronger Together
As this issue was in production, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) was taking place in my hometown of Philly. It is sheer coincidence that the issue we were working on blended in so perfectly with the DNC's theme: Stronger Together. But, as the...
Toward a Broader View of the User Experience
In May 2016, I attended a meeting of Wiley's North American Library Advisory Board in New York. This is one of the most fun and rewarding experiences of my academic year. It's always exciting to connect directly with leading scholarly publishers and...
Using Videoconferencing for Professional Development and Meetings
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Videoconferencing is a vital tool for professional development and professional practice. During the past few years, the New South Wales (NSW; in Australia) State Library's (sl.nsw.gov.au) Reference and Information Services...
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