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Integrating the Web into Everyday Library Services


Integrating the Web into Everyday Library Services

A Practical Guide for Librarians
Practical Guides for Librarians, Band 19

von: Elizabeth R. Leggett

79,99 €

Verlag: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 28.09.2015
ISBN/EAN: 9781442256767
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 210

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<span><span>With the world becoming increasingly more dependent upon the Internet, libraries offer an essential service by providing access to this worldwide network. To help their patrons, modern librarians must have a thorough understanding of this technology.</span><span> Integrating the Web into Everyday Library Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians</span><span> is a comprehensive guide to a variety of aspects of Internet use and research. </span></span>
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<span><span>The book is basic, assuming only a basic understanding of computer use and Internet research. </span></span>
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<span><span>This guide begins with:</span></span>
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<li><span>a basic explanation of the mechanics of the Internet and World Wide Web, then moves on to </span></li>
<li><span>explore the variety of ways that a user can discover online information,</span></li>
<li><span>how information is stored online via the cloud, and </span></li>
<li><span>how a librarian can enhance his or her library's online presence. </span></li>
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<span><span>Later chapters explain:</span></span>
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<li><span>how to use the Internet to communicate, </span></li>
<li><span>how to help patrons research and evaluate information, and </span></li>
<li><span>how to protect patrons and yourself from online dangers. </span></li>
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<span><span>The final chapter is devoted to helping librarians solve basic computer problems that their patrons may encounter, including troubleshooting Internet connections.</span></span>
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<span><span>Integrating the Web into Everyday Library Services: A Practical Guide for Librarians</span><span> is designed to introduce the reader to advanced online research techniques by explaining the concepts behind a variety of modern technological innovations. It is written with the idea that the reader will need to conduct advanced research, help patrons conduct research, or teach classes about a variety of Internet-related topics.</span></span>
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<span><span>List of Illustrations</span></span>
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<span><span>Preface</span></span>
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<span><span>Acknowledgments</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 1. The Internet</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 2. Searching the Web</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 3. Cloud Storage and Portable Devices</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 4. Developing an Online Presence</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 5: Online Communication</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 6: Helping Patrons with Online Searches</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 7: Online Safety</span></span>
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<span><span>Chapter 8: Solving Computer Problems</span></span>
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<span><span>Index</span></span>
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<span><span>About the Author</span></span>
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<span><span>Elizabeth R. Leggett</span><span> is a freelance technical writer. She has Bachelor’s degrees in English and Psychobiology from Centre College and a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky, and has worked in libraries and archives at Centre College, the University of Kentucky, and Murray State University. She also began a local digital genealogical collection at the Calloway County Public Library. She is the author of </span><span>Digitization and Digital Archiving: A Practical Guide for Librarians</span><span>, and her writing on the topic of digital storage and archiving appeared in the 2012 summer edition of </span><span>Kentucky Libraries</span><span>.</span></span>
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