Description

From cloud computing to data curation to open-source software, the world of technology offers great opportunity--and potential frustration. Nancy Courtney and her team of IT experts have set out to enhance the former and alleviate the latter. More Technology for the Rest of Us: A Second Primer on Computing for the Non-IT Librarian follows up on Courtney's 2005 technology volume by tackling the most recent advances in IT. Each chapter describes a technology important to the library field, explains how it works in terms a non-IT professional can understand, and describes its uses.

The essays in More Technology for the Rest of Us are not meant to make readers experts, but to provide a basic introduction to some of the current technologies impacting libraries and their patrons. Articles are brief and clearly written, and computer jargon is defined and explained. Each chapter lists references for further information, and there is a selected bibliography and glossary at the end of the book.

  • ISBN13: 9781591589396
  • Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
  • Pubilcation Year: 2010
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 00172
Specifications
FormatPaperback
Publication DateFebruary 1, 2010
Primary CategoryLanguage Arts & Disciplines/Library & Information Science - General
Publisher ImprintLibraries Unlimited

More Technology for the Rest of Us: A Second Primer on Computing for the Non-IT Librarian

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