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  • 16.EBOOK UPDATE AND OUTLOOK.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Kaser, Dick (2010-12)

  • The author, Vice President of Content at Information Today, Inc., acknowledges that ebooks have become an increasingly important element in a library. He discusses libraries‟ digital collection strategies and challenges of ebooks and mobile reading devices adoption on library workflows

  • 17.WHAT TO WATCH  FOR IN 2011.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Chudnov, Daniel (2011-02)

  • The author, an information technology specialist at the Library of Congress' Office of Strategic Initiatives, discusses the popularity of electronic book readers (e-readers) and examines how libraries could offer new technologies and reliable resources in a time of much tighter budgets

  • 18. Using technology to anhance a library  as place.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Breeding, Marchall (2011-04)

  • The author explains the role of technology in improving the library infrastructure. He tells that libraries can improve customer experience through offering technology services including computer access for sending essential documents and job application, self-service circulation and wireless fidelity services. Libraries can also reveal traditional book collections through light-emitting diode lighting systems, which is demonstrated by the Technical University of Delft library in Delft, the Netherlands.

  • 17. Library  and the mobile revolution.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Krishnan, Yvonne (2011-04)

  • The article focuses on the role of libraries in adapting its services to the mobile phone market. Based on a report by Wireless Intelligence, there are over 5 million mobile phone subscribers worldwide in 2010, most of the people utilize phones for acquiring information. Libraries have provided mobile services through solutions including the Library in Your Pocket smartphone app from the National Library Board of Singapore, EBSCOhost Mobile from EBSCO Publishing, and the Digital Media Repository mobile from Ball State University.

  • 16. 10 tips for tracking trends.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Doucett, Elisabeth (2010-06)

  • The article discusses the top ten ways that libraries can stay relevant to their users through strategies that incorporate societal trends. The author briefly relates her experience as a public library director, who spent a great deal of time searching out ways to keep her library relevant in today’s fast-changing environment.

  • 15. A simple scheme for book classfication using wikipedia.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Yelton, Andromeda (2011-03)

  • Because of the rate at which documents are being generated outstrips librarians’ ability to catalog them, an accurate, automated scheme of subject classification is desirable. However, simplistic word-counting schemes miss many important concepts; librarians must enrich algorithms with background knowledge to escape basic problems such as polysemy and synonymy. The author has developed a script that uses Wikipedia as context for analyzing the subjects of nonfiction books. Though a simple method built quickly from freely available parts, it is partially successful, suggesting the promise of such an approach for future research.

  • 15. Mobile Solutions for Your Library.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Hanson, Cody W. (2011-02)

  • This chapter of Libraries and Mobile Services puts the information from the previous chapters into a library-specific context. By examining what different libraries have already done to provide mobile services and providing best practices and suggestions for future implementation, librarians gain a foundation for implementing or expanding services in their own facilities. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

  • 14. The School Librarian as I... Team Up With Teachers to.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Hand, Dorcas (2011-05)

  • As outlined in Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning, the school librarian works with members of the school community to develop the policies, practices, and curricula to guide student learning. The school librarian collaborates with classroom teachers to develop assignments that are matched to academic standards and include key critical thinking skills, technology and information literacy skills, and core social skills and cultural competencies

  • 13. Management and Support of...ntegrated Library Systems.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Vaughan, Jason; Costello, Kristen (2011-06)

  • The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) University Libraries has hosted and. Managed a shared integrated library system (ILS) since 1989. The system and the number of partner libraries sharing the system has grown significantly over the past two decades. Spurred by the level of involvement and support contributed by the host institution, the author administered a comprehensive survey to current Innovative Interfaces libraries. Research findings are combined with a description of UNLV’s local practices to provide substantial insights into shared funding, support, and management activities associated with shared systems.

  • 18. Capturing Curiosity Using... Trends to Measure Public.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: T. Ripberger, Joseph (2011-05)

  • While scholars have made great strides in formulating theories and measuring public attention, 'most important problem' and media-based indicators are less than ideal measures. In order to address this shortcoming, this article borrows from health-care epidemiology to measure public attention based on Internet search trends. In doing so, it reviews the innovative ways in which scientists have used search activity to track the spread of infectious disease, discusses the ease and flexibility with which search data can be gathered, and then subjects a Google-based search measure to a series of validity tests. In particular, the analysis subjects the proposed measure to a battery of visua...

  • 17. Benign Neglect Developing Life Rafts for Digital Content.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: DeRidder, Jody L. (2011-06)

  • The article discusses the development of a benign neglect model for digital preservation. This is a acknowledgement of current resource limitations relative to the burgeoning quantities of digital content that need to be preserved. We need low cost, scalable methods to store and preserve materials.

  • 16. Using Animation in Micros...rs with Development Delay.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Parette, Howard P.; Hourcade, Jack; Blum, Craig (2011-03)

  • The article examines how early childhood educators can use the Microsoft PowerPoint presentation software to engage students with learning disabilities in literacy lessons. It presents instructions to teachers on how to incorporate animations, add photographic images, and present audio clips in content presented to students through PowerPoint and explores ways in which the use of animation can be used to promote time on task learning opportunities as well as visual prompts for student responses. It also describes additional software which can be used in literacy instruction including Microsoft Photo Story 3 and the web site Book Builder, located at www.bookbuilder.cast.org.

  • 14. Librarians Puzzle Over E ...hey May but Not Truly Own.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Howard, Jennifer (2011-05-20)

  • The article discusses electronic books (e-books) and examines ways in which academic libraries are addressing issues related to e-book lending policies and access limits from scholarly publishers. It highlights a controversy surrounding a decision by the HarperCollins publishing company to place a checkout limit on e-books sold to public libraries. Comments from university press directors Garrett P. Kiely and Doulas Armato are also presented.

  • 13. Social Media in Libraries Keys to Deeper Engagement.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Nancy Kho, Davis (2011-06)

  • The article provides insights for libraries on developing social media engagement. Among the primary goals of social media use in libraries are relationship building with customers and marketing and promotion. The success of such an engagement is said to depend on integrating overall goals with management buy-in. South Carolina State Library (SCSL) communications director Curtis Rogers stresses the importance of social media to the competitiveness of libraries.

  • 16. Intellectual Peoperty In ...make my dissertation open.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Dames, Mathew (2011-06)

  • The author explains his decision regarding the copyright of his dissertation “ The Piracy Paradign” Framing U. S. Copyright Law.” He attributes the accessibility of piracy to the images of theft and illegality as well as the concepts of exclusivity and developed by nontraditional copyright stakeholders has lead to contemporary copyright conflicts. He acknowledges the fact that having copyright protection will not guarantee financial returns

  • 21.What You Don't know About Copyright, but Should.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Howard, Jennifer (2011-06)

  • The article presents information from University of Minesota Libraries copyright – program librarian Nancy Sims on several concepts related to copyright laws in the U.S of which students, librarians, amd researchers need to be aware. She comments on misconceptions regarding copyright ownership, highlights the common practice of signing over rights to research when agreeing to contracts with publishera, and describes issues associated with fair use and copyrighted material in classrooms.

  • 20.Legal Issues - The Risks of Indirect Infringement.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: H. Pike, George (2011-06)

  • The article explains the risks of indirect Infringement in the information industry. Such violation is committed when a person or organization induced another to infringe or have knowing benefited from the infringing actions of another. The two types of indirect infringment are vicarious liability and contributory liability. The challenges associated with indirect infringement are said to be demonstrated in the ongoing copyright infringement lawsuit involving Goergia State University (GSU)

  • 19.The Perils of Copy Protection.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Poque, David (2011-08)

  • The article discusses how copyright protection used by some technical companies can have a negative impact on the sales of their products. The author argues that copyright does not promote product sales or stop online pirating, but instead creates inconvenience for honest users. An example is provided of a test he conducted that examined sales after one year of making paper and free electronic copies of his computer book available. Also discussed are actions taken by the music industry to end copyright protection.

  • 18.Identifying Reusable Resou...gital Reference Responses.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Pomerantz, Jeffrey (2011)

  • The article looks at a study that attempts to indentify what resources might be reusable in digital reference responses by looking at the Internet Public Library archive of answered reference questions. Data related to the issue is discussed including what resources were used in response to digital reference questions, whether or not these resources were valid for use in future responses, and what the predicted lifespan of the resources provided might be. Particular focus is given to the impact this change could have on library professtionals, efficiency and cost.

  • 17.Higher Education and Emerging Technologies.pdf.jpg
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  • Authors: Cassidy, Erin; Britsch, James; Griffin, Glenda (2011)

  • This article examines technology trends in higher education and how they impact student habits and preferences in college libraries. A study was conducted among students at the Sam Houston State University in east texas to investigate their usaga of electronic devices and technologies such as text messaging, Twitter, podcasts, Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds, and social networks. Results indicate that students do wish that basic library services were available through the most popular social networking sites and Internet technologies. Topics Include a review of literature consulted, methods used, and the demographics of the student body researched.