The Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion: A Basic Guide for Library Staff, Second Edition
by John Burke
Stay connected with the latest library technologies and their power to improve everyday operations and outreach. In this second edition to his basic ... Show synopsis Stay connected with the latest library technologies and their power to improve everyday operations and outreach. In this second edition to his basic primer, John Burke offers the quintessential guide to the technology topics that matter most, and the expands on new frontiers, including blogs, wikis, and new adaptive and assistive technologies. Here, in one powerful volume, you will find everything you need to know about: - Planning, evaluating, purchasing, and troubleshooting technology - Managing digital resources - Fundamentals and tools (Internet, PCs, ILS, databases, and more) - How to put technology to work (blogs, user authentication, distance learning, self-checkout, and more) - Maintenance (security, usability, and more) An extensive glossary of technology terms completes this comprehensive text.