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    DescriptionImprove performance, boost productivity and stay connected with this quintessential guide to the latest library technology topics and tools. Newly revised to include the most recent advancements in the field, this all-in-one resource will guide you on how to successfully conceptualize, purchase, implement and maintain your library's invaluable 'tech' assets. "Booklist"'s editors concluded that the prior edition: '...truly succeeds in elucidating the complexities of library technology and should prove a welcome addition to all libraries'. Author John J. Burke includes updated sections on computers and networks, software and systems, storage devices, electronic resource references and online searches, and provides expanded coverage of increasingly popular tools including blogs, wikis, MP3s, open source software and distance learning. Burke adds new explanations of social networking, mashups, Second Life and Skype, digital cameras, video cameras and podcasts. There is also a new chapter with suggestions for keeping up with technological developments and locating instructional resources plus a forward-looking exploration of the potential for and composition of a next generation library catalog. An extensive glossary of terms, figures and screenshots are provided to help reinforce concepts and aid with practical application. This comprehensive resource should be at the top of the list for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. This guide truly succeeds in elucidating the complexities of library technology and should prove a welcome addition to all libraries.

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    The Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John J. Burke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 279
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    ISBN 13: 9781555706760
    ISBN 10: 1555706762

    B&T Book Type: NF
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    BIC subject category V2: GL
    B&T General Subject: 480
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.7
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
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    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BISAC V2.8: LAN004000
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    BISAC V2.8: LAN025000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27340
    B&T Approval Code: A29600000
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 025.00285
    DC22: 025.00285
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    LC classification: Z678.9 .B85 2009
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    Thema V1.0: GLC
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white tables, figures
    Neal-Schuman Publishers Inc
    Imprint name
    Neal-Schuman Publishers Inc
    Publication date
    15 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York