[Libs-Or] New Book at the State Library: Neal-Schuman Library Technology Companion, 4th ed.

Arlene Weible arlene.weible at state.or.us
Wed Jul 10 08:36:55 PDT 2013

The following new title is available for interlibrary loan from the Oregon State Library.


Burke, John J. Neal Schuman Library Technology Companion. 4th edition. Neal-Schuman, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-55570-915-0

The fourth edition of Burke's comprehensive resource, newly revised and updated, is a primer for any current or future library professional looking to stay at the forefront of technological advancement. This all-in-one guide helps readers stay connected to the latest library technology topics and tools.

Table of Contents
Part I: Library Technology Basics
Chapter 1. What the Folks in the Trenches Know That You Should Too
Chapter 2. The History of Information Technology in Libraries
Chapter 3. How to Find Information on Library Technologies
Chapter 4. Evaluating, Buying, and Implementing Technology

Part II: Technology Tools for Libraries
Chapter 5. Computers in Libraries: Desktops, Laptops, Mobile Devices, and Office Applications
Chapter 6. Computer Communication in Libraries: The Internet, Wi-Fi, and E-mail
Chapter 7. Whither the Library Catalog? Library Systems, Discovery Layers, and Open-Source Options
Chapter 8. Storage Devices in Libraries: Magnetic Media and Our Old Friend Paper
Chapter 9. Library Databases and Electronic Resources: Full-Text Periodicals, E-books, and E-reference Collections
Chapter 10. The Internet's Impact on Finding Information: A Is for Amazon, G Is for Google
Chapter 11. Web 2.0 and Libraries: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Skype

Part III: How Libraries Put Technology to Work
Chapter 12. Meeting and Supporting Patron Technology Needs: Universal Design and Adaptive/Assistive Technology
Chapter 13. Library 2.0 and the Library: Virtual Reference, Blogs, and Usability
Chapter 14. How Library Staff Learn and Teach: Screencasts, Distance Learning, and Learning Management Systems

Part IV: Building and Maintaining the Technology Environment in Libraries
Chapter 15. Protecting Technology and Technology Users: Spam, Spyware, and Security Strips
Chapter 16. When Things Fall Apart: Troubleshooting Tips for Every Technology User
Chapter 17. Building the Technology Environment: Ergonomics, Infrastructure, and Gaming

Part V: Where Library Technology Is Going and How to Get There
Chapter 18. Writing a Technology Plan
Chapter 19. Our Technological Future: Ranganathan Meets Googlezon

If you would like to request this or other materials from the Oregon State Library please use your library's established interlibrary loan process or send your full name, the name of your library, complete title information, shipping address, and a phone number to the document delivery department at library.request at state.or.us<mailto:library.request at state.or.us> or (fax) 503-588-7119. Items will be checked out to your library, not to you personally, for 4 weeks (print materials) or 2 weeks (videos). Materials will be delivered via mail or Orbis Cascade Alliance Courier, and you may return them the same way. Normally a single copy is purchased and is loaned on a first-come-first-serve basis. You may be put on a hold list for several weeks.

Be sure to check out our Library and Information Science (LIS) blog<http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/> to discover the most recent additions to our LIS collection and search our catalog<http://oregon.gov/OSL/index.shtml> for our complete holdings. The library science collection is meant to support the whole Oregon library community. Library Development welcomes your suggestions for acquisitions - see the blog for an input form or email us!

This collection is supported in whole by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oregon State Library.

Arlene Weible
Electronic Services Consultant
Oregon Federal Regional Depository Coordinator
Library Development Services
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St NE
Salem OR, 97301
arlene.weible at state.or.us<mailto:arlene.weible at state.or.us>

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