Computers in Libraries

Monthly magazine provides library information technology news and practical application.

Articles from Vol. 37, No. 1, January-February

Computers in Libraries 2017: North America's Largest Technology Conferences Exhibition for Librarians and Information Managers
March 28-30 Preconference workshops Monday, March 11 8:45 a.m. - WELCOME & OPENING KEYNOTE * Becoming Library Journal 9:45 a.m. Library of the Year * Gina Millsap TUESDAY, MARCH 28 TRACK A * ...
Improving the Journal Search Experience: A Mixed Methods Approach
University of Toronto (UT) Libraries delivers and refines online services based on user need. This is understood through assessing user-contributed feedback and online usage data and mining the collective expertise of our librarians and library staffers....
Look for the Helpers
There are a lot of people who want to help at times like these. I'm writing this just after the U.S. election, but it could be any time. There is always work to be done. Doing that work effectively means getting good at allocating finite resources...
Pushing the Envelope at CIL '17
This month's issue provides a preview of the topics that will be discussed at our Computers in Libraries conference and the associated Library Leaders Summit in the Washington, D.C., area in March. I hope you can join us there, where the theme will...
Should Libraries Even Consider Hacking Back If Attacked? Seriously Considering All Future Legal Options Is Part of a Good Offence
Ensuring that library materials are preserved for future generations is one of the highest priorities for the profession. Unlike printed materials, born-digital materials and/or ebooks present a unique set of security risks, specifically cyberattacks...
Summit Preview: How to Future-Proof Your Library: Brainstorming with the Thought Leaders at CIL '17: 'The Depth of Expertise, the Passion, and the Credibility That Each Partner Brings Produces a Far Greater Result Than We Could Ever Achieve on Our Own
Future-proofing isn't about preventing the future from having an impact on your library. The future is inevitable. Future-proofing is about navigating the shifts affecting the environment in which libraries operate and ensuring that libraries continue...
Technology to Amplify the Impact of Libraries
Libraries perform important work for their communities. Their collections are assembled and organized with great skill and expertise. The multitude of services and programs offered are valued by the institutions and citizens they serve. Libraries aim...
The Art of Referral: Going Strong in the Digital Era
When it comes to building digital libraries, most commentators think first of the hardware and software that bind us together. This is a worthy approach, particularly since smart devices that are fully loaded with powerful apps are a crucial sector...
Top Tool for Digital Humanities Research: Here Is a Brief Look at Some of the Best Free, Open Source Tools Available Today That Can Allow Anyone-Even You-To Get Started with His or Her Own Projects
With the upsurge of Big Data and new analytical tools, it's not just marketers or scientists who are making use of these new resources and methods; they are also contributing to the rise of digital humanities (DH). DH seeks to use these resources and...
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