Technology Change and the Academic Library

Technology  Change and the Academic Library
Author: Jeremy Atkinson
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2020-09-22
ISBN 10: 0128232285
ISBN 13: 9780128232286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology Change and the Academic Library Book Review:

Massive technological change has been impacting universities and university libraries in recent years. Such change has manifested in technological developments impacting all areas of academic library activity, including systems, services, collections, the physical library environment, marketing, and support for university teaching, learning, research, and administration. Many books and papers have examined these changes from a technical perspective. However, there is little substantive reflection on what technological change means, and how best to get out in front of it, for the academic library. Technology, Change and the Academic Library systematically reflects on technological innovation, the successes, failures and lessons learned, the nature, process and culture of change, and key aspects including impacts on library staff and users, roles and responsibilities, and skills and capabilities. The book takes an international perspective on the massive change currently affecting academic libraries. The title gives an overview and literature review, considers technological innovation and change management, future technologies and future change, and provides information on further reading. Case studies describe the rationale, aims, and objectives for particular technological innovations, and consider methods, outcomes, and recommendations for the future. Finally, the book reflects back on how technological change can best be wrought in academic libraries. Gives library managers and librarians insight into how best to identify, plan, and implement technological innovation Provides a wide-ranging overview, literature review, and a series of reflective case studies on technological innovation in libraries Emphasises current trends, lessons, and critical issues for putting technological innovation into place Offers an international perspective on technological innovation in the academic library Uses a critical methodology to reflect on what works, what does not, and how managers can apply lessons from real cases worldwide

Leading Change in Academic Libraries

Leading Change in Academic Libraries
Author: Catherine Cardwell
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 324
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 9780838947692
ISBN 13: 0838947697
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leading Change in Academic Libraries Book Review:

"Institutions of higher education and academic libraries are not the traditional organizations they once were. They are subject to a variety of forces, including shifting and changing populations, technological changes, public demands for affordability and accountability, and changing approaches to research and learning. Academic libraries can no longer establish their excellence and ground their missions, visions, and strategic directions using the old means and methods. Leading Change in Academic Libraries is a collection of 20 change stories authored by academic librarians from different types of four-year institutions. Librarians tell the story firsthand of how they managed major change in processes, functions, services, programs, or overall organizations using John Kotter's Eight-Stage Process of Creating Major Change as a framework for examining change at their institutions, measuring their successes and areas for improvement, and determining progress. In five sections--strategic planning, reorganization, culture change, new roles, and technological change--chapters discuss tackling common challenges such as fear, anxiety, change fatigue, complacency, unexpected changes of leadership, vacancies, and resistance; look at the results of their tactics; and provide effective practices they found. Each section ends with a thorough analysis of the stories within and the most effective tips for leading that kind of change. Leading Change in Academic Libraries can help you establish flexible, nimble, and collaborative decision-making processes, and facilitate the transition from legacy collections-based libraries to forward-looking service-based libraries"--from the ALA website.

Library 3 0

Library 3 0
Author: Tom Kwanya,Christine Stilwell,Peter Underwood
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2014-12-09
ISBN 10: 178063384X
ISBN 13: 9781780633848
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library 3 0 Book Review:

The emerging generation of research and academic library users expect the delivery of user-centered information services. ‘Apomediation’ refers to the supporting role librarians can give users by stepping in when users need help. Library 3.0 explores the ongoing debates on the “point oh phenomenon and its impact on service delivery in libraries. This title analyses Library 3.0 and its potential in creating intelligent libraries capable of meeting contemporary needs, and the growing role of librarians as apomediators. Library 3.0 is divided into four chapters. The first chapter introduces and places the topic in context. The second chapter considers “point oh libraries. The third chapter covers library 3.0 librarianship, while the final chapter explores ways libraries can move towards ‘3.0'. Focuses on social media in research and academic libraries Gives context to the discussion of apomediation in librarianship and information services provision Provides a balance between more traditional and more progressive approaches

Resources Anytime Anywhere

Resources Anytime  Anywhere
Author: Ryan Litsey
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2017-05-29
ISBN 10: 0081019904
ISBN 13: 9780081019900
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Resources Anytime Anywhere Book Review:

University campuses and their academic libraries are increasingly interconnected. A major sign of this is the transformation of interlibrary loan into resource sharing. The emergence of resource sharing has brought with it new challenges for the university library. These challenges can be overcome, and the university library can emerge a stronger institution, more connected with the patrons and community it serves. To accomplish this transformation, libraries need to learn from the past in order to take a leading role in developing future technology to meet the needs of their patrons. Resources Anytime, Anywhere explores the transformation of interlibrary loan into resource sharing by looking at the ideas that have motivated the library-developed technologies that have changed the way resource sharing is conducted. Resources Anytime, Anywhere illustrates how academic libraries can take an active role in developing technology to meet the needs of their patrons. Through designing our own products and sharing them with other libraries, we can join the lessons of the past with the technology of today to create a more interconnected library that can meet the future needs of library patrons. Describes the theoretical underpinnings of interlibrary loan Explores how interlibrary loan has evolved to resource sharing Presents new ways of organizing and developing resource sharing staff Examines the technological developments within resources sharing Reconsiders the idea of collaboration and cooperation among libraries Considers new innovative technologies that can transform how resource sharing is conducted Provides recommendation and future directions of how libraries can apply these methods at their institution

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science Information Management and Scholarly Inquiry

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science  Information Management  and Scholarly Inquiry
Author: Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A., Mehdi
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 684
Release: 2018-11-02
ISBN 10: 1522576606
ISBN 13: 9781522576600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science Information Management and Scholarly Inquiry Book Review:

As the academic and scholarly landscape are continuously enhanced by the advent of new technology, librarians must be aware and informed to develop and implement best practices. Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to patrons and ensuring that information resources are disseminated efficiently. Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Library Science, Information Management, and Scholarly Inquiry provides emerging information on modern knowledge management and effective means of sharing research through libraries. While highlighting the importance of digital literacy and information resources, readers will also learn new methods in information retrieval and research methods in quality scholarly inquiry. This book is an important resource for librarians, administrators, information science professionals, information technology specialists, students, and researchers seeking current information on the importance of effective library science technology.

Reimagining the Academic Library

Reimagining the Academic Library
Author: David W. Lewis
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 192
Release: 2016-05-04
ISBN 10: 1442263385
ISBN 13: 9781442263383
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Reimagining the Academic Library Book Review:

Academic libraries are in the midst of significant disruption. Academic librarians and university administrators know they need to change, but are not sure how. Bits and pieces of what needs to happen are clear, but the whole picture is hard to grasp. Reimagining the Academic Library paints a simple straightforward picture of the changes affecting academic libraries and what academic librarians need to do to respond to the changes would help to guide future library practice. The aim is to explain where academic libraries need to go and how to get there in a book that can be read in a weekend. David Lewis provides a readable survey of the current state of academic library practice and proposes where academic libraries need to go in the future to provide value to their campuses. His primary focus is on collections as this is the area with the greatest opportunity for change and is the driver of most library cost. Lewis provides an accessible framework for thinking about how library practice needs to adjust in the digital environment. The book will be useful not only to academic librarians, but also for librarians to share with presidents and provosts who a concise source for understanding where and how to focus their expenditures on libraries.

Research Anthology on Collaboration Digital Services and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries

Research Anthology on Collaboration  Digital Services  and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 1096
Release: 2021-01-15
ISBN 10: 1799881059
ISBN 13: 9781799881056
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Anthology on Collaboration Digital Services and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries Book Review:

Faced with increased budget cuts, libraries must continue to advance their services through new technologies and practices in order to keep pace with the rapid changes society is currently facing. The once traditional in-person services offered can no longer be the only option, and to keep themselves afloat, libraries must offer more in terms of digital services. The convenience of offering mobile and digital services brings a new wave of accessibility to libraries and a new question on just how much libraries will need to change to meet the newfound needs of its patrons. Beyond offering these digital services, libraries are incorporating other types of technology in multifaceted ways such as utilizing artificial intelligence practices, social media, and big data management. Moreover, libraries are increasingly looking for ways to partner and collaborate with the community, faculty, students, and other libraries in order to keep abreast of the best practices and needs of their users. The Research Anthology on Collaboration, Digital Services, and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries explores emerging strategies and technologies that are redefining the role of the library within communities and academia. This reference book covers extensive ground on all the ways libraries have shifted to manage their resources, digitalize their services, and market themselves within the new technological revolution. These continued shifts for libraries come with benefits, challenges, and future projections that are critical for discussion as libraries continue to strive to remain updated and relevant in times of change. This book is ideal for librarians, archivists, collection managers, IT specialists, electronic resource librarians, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in the current state of libraries and how they are transforming to fit modern needs.

The Library

The Library
Author: Andrew Pettegree,Arthur der Weduwen
Publsiher: Basic Books
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2021-11-09
ISBN 10: 1541600789
ISBN 13: 9781541600782
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Library Book Review:

Perfect for book lovers, this is a fascinating exploration of the history of libraries and the people who built them, from the ancient world to the digital age. Famed across the known world, jealously guarded by private collectors, built up over centuries, destroyed in a single day, ornamented with gold leaf and frescoes, or filled with bean bags and children’s drawings—the history of the library is rich, varied, and stuffed full of incident. In The Library, historians Andrew Pettegree and Arthur der Weduwen introduce us to the antiquarians and philanthropists who shaped the world’s great collections, trace the rise and fall of literary tastes, and reveal the high crimes and misdemeanors committed in pursuit of rare manuscripts. In doing so, they reveal that while collections themselves are fragile, often falling into ruin within a few decades, the idea of the library has been remarkably resilient as each generation makes—and remakes—the institution anew. Beautifully written and deeply researched, The Library is essential reading for booklovers, collectors, and anyone who has ever gotten blissfully lost in the stacks.

Library as Place

Library as Place
Author: Geoffrey T. Freeman,Council on Library and Information Resources
Publsiher: Council on Library Resources
Total Pages: 96
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105063719574
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Library as Place Book Review:

What is the role of a library when users can obtain information from any location? And what does this role change mean for the creation and design of library space? Six authors an architect, four librarians, and a professor of art history and classics explore these questions this report. The authors challenge the reader to think about new potential for the place we call the library and underscore the growing importance of the library as a place for teaching, learning, and research in the digital age.

Innovative Technologies for Enhancing Knowledge Access in Academic Libraries

Innovative Technologies for Enhancing Knowledge Access in Academic Libraries
Author: Masenya, Tlou Maggie
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 337
Release: 2022-06-24
ISBN 10: 1668433664
ISBN 13: 9781668433669
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovative Technologies for Enhancing Knowledge Access in Academic Libraries Book Review:

An increasing number of academic libraries worldwide are adopting innovative technologies in creating, organizing, storing, managing, disseminating, preserving, and enhancing access to their vital knowledge in order to adapt to the changing library environment and to stay relevant in the digital world. This transition necessitates a need for best practices and reimagined strategies of implementing innovative technologies to ensure sustainable knowledge access and increase knowledge sharing. Innovative Technologies for Enhancing Knowledge Access in Academic Libraries aims to provide best practices, innovative strategies, theoretical frameworks, conceptual frameworks, and empirical research findings regarding the application of emerging and innovative technologies in managing, preserving, and enhancing knowledge access in academic libraries worldwide. Covering a range of topics such as artificial intelligence, knowledge organization, records management, and library services, this reference work is ideal for librarians, researchers, scholars, practitioners, academicians, instructors, and students.

Emerging Library Technologies

Emerging Library Technologies
Author: Ida Arlene Joiner
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 206
Release: 2018-08-09
ISBN 10: 0081022549
ISBN 13: 9780081022542
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Library Technologies Book Review:

Emerging Library Technologies, is written for librarians/information professionals, teachers, administrators, researchers, undergraduate/graduate students, and others who are interested in learning about some of the most popular emerging technologies in the media today such as artificial intelligence, robotics, drones, driverless vehicles, big data, virtual/augmented reality, 3D printing, and wearable technologies. This valuable resourse shows how they can be used in libraries and resource centers, and how to get stakeholder buy in for implementing these technologies. Covers innovative insights on how these emerging technologies can be used in all types libraries and resource centers. Discusses how to get key stakeholders on board before implementing emerging technologies including a checklist to complete before presenting your technology proposal to senior management. Brings unique perspective for assisting people who will be displaced by these emerging technologies. Includes resources at the end of every chapter on keeping abreast and building expertise on the emerging technology topic. Contains tips on how professionals can forge strategic relationships to collaborate on emerging technology projects such as preparing students for STEM and STEAM careers. Poses engaging questions for further discussion after each chapter. Includes comprehensive glossary at the end of each chapter.

Fool s Gold

Fool  s Gold
Author: Mark Y. Herring
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2009-08-12
ISBN 10: 9780786453931
ISBN 13: 0786453931
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fool s Gold Book Review:

This work skeptically explores the notion that the internet will soon obviate any need for traditional print-based academic libraries. It makes a case for the library’s staying power in the face of technological advancements (television, microfilm, and CD-ROM’s were all once predicted as the contemporary library’s heir-apparent), and devotes individual chapters to the pitfalls and prevarications of popular search engines, e-books, and the mass digitization of traditional print material.

Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing

Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing
Author: Sul H. Lee
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 155
Release: 2014-06-11
ISBN 10: 1317956060
ISBN 13: 9781317956068
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Impact of Digital Technology on Library Collections and Resource Sharing Book Review:

How are your library and its patrons adjusting to the challenges of the digital age? This essential book examines how digital formats are changing libraries today, from the perspectives of librarians, vendors, and library users. Editor Sul Lee is an internationally recognized leader in library administration and management. The expansion of digital collections has been one of the foremost issues in the library field since the early 1990s, and this book addresses important questions about the impact of the digital age. Questions like: How will scholars and students react to digital formats? How will electronic resources change collection development? Will libraries stop buying print materials in favor of digital resources? Will libraries convert to only digital products or will they have to buy both electronic and print formats? Will academic libraries retain their central role in the university? With chapters from leading academic deans and directors, directors of national organizations of library professionals, and book/serials vendors including Philip Blackwell, CEO of Blackwell Limited, this book explores: digital resources and technology digital books--and what they mean to libraries legislation on copyrights and intellectual property rights in the digital age electronic cooperation between libraries how digital technology can facilitate on-campus research partnerships the extent to which academic libraries are embracing electronic publications

Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development

Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development
Author: Tella, Adeyinka
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 389
Release: 2014-12-31
ISBN 10: 1466674164
ISBN 13: 9781466674165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development Book Review:

As social technologies continue to evolve, it is apparent that librarians and their clientele would benefit through participation in the digital social world. While there are benefits to implementing these technologies, many libraries also face challenges in the integration and usage of social media. Social Media Strategies for Dynamic Library Service Development discusses the integration of digital social networking into library practices. Highlighting the advantages and challenges faced by libraries in the application of social media, this publication is a critical reference source for professionals and researchers working within the fields of library and information science, as well as practitioners and executives interested in the utilization of social technologies in relation to knowledge management and organizational development.

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation
Author: Manika Lamba
Publsiher: Information Science Reference
Total Pages: 330
Release: 2022
ISBN 10: 9781799889427
ISBN 13: 1799889424
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technological Advancements in Library Service Innovation Book Review:

"This book examines the recent activities of successful and innovative library research and practices around the world in library service innovation and initiatives providing an overview of libraries' successful experiences; identifying emerging global trends and themes; and offering guidance to library practitioners on how to pursue the recent trends in their own library environment"--

Examining the Impact of Industry 4 0 on Libraries

Examining the Impact of Industry 4 0 on Libraries
Author: Josiline Phiri Chigwada,Ngozi Maria Nwaohiri
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020
ISBN 10: 9781799842255
ISBN 13: 1799842258
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Examining the Impact of Industry 4 0 on Libraries Book Review:

"This book provides comprehensive research on how libraries can redesign their spaces and roles and remake, repackage, and provide information products and services to suit the student, staff, and society during the Fourth Industrial Revolution and examines the impact of these on libraries"--

Handbook of Research on Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination

Handbook of Research on Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination
Author: Chisita, Collence Takaingenhamo,Enakrire, Rexwhite Tega,Durodolu, Oluwole Olumide,Tsabedze, Vusi Wonderboy,Ngoaketsi, Joseph M.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2021-01-15
ISBN 10: 1799866203
ISBN 13: 9781799866206
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination Book Review:

The convergence of technologies and emergence of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary modus of knowledge production justify the need for research that explores the disinterestedness or interconnectivity of the information science disciplines. The quantum leap in knowledge production, increasing demand for information and knowledge, changing information needs, information governance, and proliferation of digital technologies in the era of ubiquitous digital technologies justify research that employs a holistic approach in x-raying the challenges of managing information in an increasingly knowledge- and technology-driven dispensation. The changing nature of knowledge production for sustainable development, along with trends and theory for enhanced knowledge coordination, deserve focus in current times. The Handbook of Research on Records and Information Management Strategies for Enhanced Knowledge Coordination draws input from experts involved in records management, information science, library science, memory, and digital technology, creating a vanguard compendium of novel trends and praxis. While highlighting a vast array of topics under the scope of library science, information science, knowledge transfer, records management, and more, this book is ideally designed for knowledge and information managers, library and information science schools, policymakers, practitioners, stakeholders, administrators, researchers, academicians, and students interested in records and information management.

Robots in Academic Libraries Advancements in Library Automation

Robots in Academic Libraries  Advancements in Library Automation
Author: Iglesias, Edward
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2013-04-30
ISBN 10: 1466639393
ISBN 13: 9781466639393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Robots in Academic Libraries Advancements in Library Automation Book Review:

In recent years, automation has played a vital role in library systems that handle tasks of acquisition, cataloging, serials, and circulation. The automation of these operations has, in turn, minimized the demand for human interaction. Robots in Academic Libraries: Advancements in Library Automation provides an overview on the current state of library automation, addresses the need for changing personnel to accommodate these changes, and assesses the future for academic libraries as a whole. This book is essential for library leaders, technology experts, and library vendors interested in the future of library automation and its impact on the decline of human interaction in libraries.

Measuring Academic Library Performance

Measuring Academic Library Performance
Author: Nancy Anita Van House,Nancy A. Van House,Beth Weil,Beth T.. Weil,Charles R. McClure,Association of College and Research Libraries. Ad Hoc Committee on Performance Measures
Publsiher: Chicago, IL : American Library Assoc.
Total Pages: 236
Release: 1990
ISBN 10: 9780838905296
ISBN 13: 0838905293
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Measuring Academic Library Performance Book Review:

Prepared for the Association of College and Research Libraries Ad Hoc Committee on Performance Measures.

Education at the Intersection of Globalization and Technology

Education at the Intersection of Globalization and Technology
Author: Sharon Waller,Lee Waller,Vongai Mpofu,Mercy Kurebwa
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2021-04-07
ISBN 10: 1839624698
ISBN 13: 9781839624698
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Education at the Intersection of Globalization and Technology Book Review:

Today’s educators stand at the crossroads of globalization and technology. The world is rapidly shrinking. The workplace is being transformed before our very eyes. Technology is forever changing the way we perceive reality and the way we do business. Educators are required to equip students for a workplace that has yet to emerge. The skill sets of today’s job market are often obsolete before students can enter the workplace. Now is the time for educators to rise to the challenges of our modern world. By embracing the vision of yesterday’s practitioners and joining hands with tomorrow’s practitioners, educators can transform our world and equip their students for the upward mobility and career flexibility required in tomorrow’s workplace.