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Google Search Secrets
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Google Search Secrets

Google can be an incredibly powerful tool for research, but the top-of-the-page results are seldom the most beneficial to library users and students, and many of the search engine’s most useful features are hidden behind its famously simple interface. Burns and Sauers reveal the secrets of effective Google searches in this invaluable resource showing how to get the most out of the service, with An overview of all the tool’s search services, including Image, Maps, News, Blogs, Discussions, Scholar, Patents, and Books Ready-to-use instructions on how to go beyond the simple search box and top results to get library users the answers they need, fast Straightforward guidance on using filters...

Blogging and RSS
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 272

Blogging and RSS

In this helpful book, author, Internet trainer, and blogger Michael P. Sauers, MLS, shows how blogging and RSS technology can be easily and effectively used in the context of a library community. Sauers covers everything librarians need to know, beginning with an introduction to the blogging phenomenon and a review of the library "blogosphere." He recommends his favorite blogs, shares the opinions and advice of top librarian bloggers, and offers step-by-step instructions for creating, publishing, and syndicating a blog using free Web-based services, software, RSS feeds, and aggregators. A recommended reading list, examples of feed code, and a glossary round out the book. Book jacket.

Blogging and RSS
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 322

Blogging and RSS

Handboek bloggen en RSS voor bibliothecarissen en informatiespecialisten.

Searching 2.0
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 337

Searching 2.0

Master trainer Michael Sauers applies the super-search strategies he is known for to the latest generation of Web tools. Blogs, RSS, wikis, Flickr, podcasting, mashups, the read/write Web, kartoo, BitTorrent, Google Book Search, the WayBack Machine, visual search engines, folksonomies, Firefox Search Plugins, Del.icio.us.... if you aren t intimately familiar with these tools and how to fully exploit them in your daily reference work, then this book is for you. Irreverent and fun to read, with a wealth of screen shots, this is a comprehensive guide to searches that make the most of the Web 2.0 environment: from improving basic search skills and evaluating search results to making the best use...

XHTML and CSS Essentials for Library Web Design
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 458

XHTML and CSS Essentials for Library Web Design

Keeping your library Web page up-to-date with the latest in Web technology requires understanding XHTML (eXtensible Hypertext Markup Language) and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets). Sauers has written this how-to specifically for librarians. He thoroughly explains XHTML and CSS using library Web pages as examples. Utilizing these two current standards will make designing and maintaining Web pages easier.For example, XHTML and CSS make laborious tasks like changing the color of every one of your library's Web pages into a simple thirty-second project. Sauers' easy-to-follow, conversational tone conveys technological knowledge simply and clearly. Each of the chapter-lessons builds upon the previous ones. Coverage includes Web design standards, XHTML coding, metadata, XHTML and CSS validation, CSS classes and IDs, converting from HTML to XHTML, and advanced tutorials for both XHTML and CSS.

Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 115

Semantic Web Technologies and Social Searching for Librarians

There are trillions of bytes of information within the web, all of it driven by behind-the-scenes data. Vast quantities of information make it hard to find what?s really important. Here?s a practical guide to the future of web-based technology, especially search. It provides the knowledge and skills necessary to implement semantic web technology. You?ll learn how to start and track trends using social media, find hidden content online, and search for reusable online content, crucial skills for those looking to be better searchers. The authors explain how to explore data and statistics through WolframAlpha, create searchable metadata in Flickr, and give meaning to data and information on the web with Google?s Rich Snippets. Let Robin M. Fay and Michael P. Sauers show you how to use tools that will awe your users with your new searching skills.

Using the Internet As a Reference Tool
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 143

Using the Internet As a Reference Tool

Can't find the answers you're looking for online? Here is the book that will answer your questions. You'll learn how to dramatically extend your library's ability to provide current, complete, and accurate answers to an amazing array of questions. Topics include when to use and how to evaluate both print and Internet sources, strategies for quickly answering ready reference questions using the Internet, when to use an Internet search engine or directory site, strategies for using them effectively, and techniques for handling more complex reference questions. Designed as an individualized workshop between two covers, you'll also find tips for creating your own "Reference Web Page," and descriptions of sites the author has found useful, including metasites and "online vertical files." A companion Web site keeps site information up-to-date. If you work at a reference desk in any type of library in any capacity, this book is for you.

Emerging Technologies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 140

Emerging Technologies

Here’s a one-stop snapshot of emerging technologies every librarian should know about and examples that illustrate how the technologies are being used in libraries today! The e-book includes videos of interviews with librarians that are using them. The videos are available on a web site for people who purchase the print book. The first four chapters—Audio & Video, Self- and Micro-Publishing, Mobile Technology, and Crowdfunding—all look at older technologies reinvented and reimagined through significant advances in quality, scale, or hardware. Many libraries were already using these technologies in some way, and are now able to change and adapt those uses to meet current needs and take ...

Information Tomorrow
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 258

Information Tomorrow

In Information Tomorrow, Rachel Singer Gordon brings together 20 of today's top thinkers on the intersections between libraries and technology. They address various ways in which new technologies are impacting library services and share their ideas for using technology to meet patrons where they are. In addition to a preface by the editor, the book's foreword by Stephen Abram and 16 chapters feature insights and opinions from these library leaders, bloggers, and futurists:

Neal-Schuman Directory of Management Software for Public Access Computers
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 250

Neal-Schuman Directory of Management Software for Public Access Computers

Over 60 types of library management software are reviewed and rated in this directory. Each review includes screen captures, the description of the software's functions, reviews by the authors on the practicality of the software in library work, platforms it will run under and pricing.