Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

Author: Ellyssa Kroski
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810888076
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 532
View: 8971
It is absolutely essential that today’s law librarians are digitally literate and possess an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library field. Law Librarianship in the Digital Age offers a one-stop, comprehensive guide to achieving both of those goals.

Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age

Author: Michael G. Chiorazzi,Gordon Russell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780789020222
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 322
View: 5961
While the digital revolution has touched every aspect of law librarianship, perhaps nowhere has the effect been more profound than in the area of collection development. Many of the materials law libraries traditionally collected in print form are now available in electronic format. Digital technology has affected the way we select, order, and process legal materials. The World Wide Web has created an explosion of both commercial and private online publishing. The cost of electronic publishing has caused many traditional law book publishers to sell their companies rather than invest in the needed technologies to compete in the 21st century. Small publishers and book jobbers have been forced to reinvent themselves. The amount of legal information available and its costs continue to soar. Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age deals with these and other issues related to law library collection development. Chapters range from the theoretical to the practical. Inspired by Penny Hazleton's seminal paper “How Much of Your Print Collection is Really on Lexis or Westlaw?” the editors and chapter authors of Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age endeavor to expand on professor Hazleton's work, with examinations of: the role of law libraries in strategic planning for distance learning Web mirror sites trust vs. antitrust issues access vs. ownership issues how law libraries deal with electronic court records, dockets, and filings the growth of e-journals as they relate to legal publishing how the Hein Greenslips and Blackwell North America's Bookservice cover legal materials past, present, and future roles of specialized book jobbers and more! Anyone interested in law librarianship or the information industry will find this book informative and useful. Make it a part of your professional collection today.

Learning Right from Wrong in the Digital Age

An Ethics Guide for Parents, Teachers, Librarians, and Others who Care about Computer-using Young People
Author: Doug Johnson
Publisher: Linworth Publishing
ISBN: 9781586831318
Category: Computers
Page: 122
View: 4107
When students start using computers and networks, they start operating in a new, virtual world. Suddenly, behavioral lines blur: is it OK to download text from a website right into a term paper? What should you say about computer chat rooms or copying software programs? This new thoughtful and carefully written book helps you--and your students--understand today's information technology ethics, from downloading explicit pictures to guessing passwords to respect for privacy, property, and the law. Help students explore the ethics of digital technology Includes the Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics with key moral imperatives for students of all ages"


Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google
Author: John Palfrey
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 0465042996
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 288
View: 6565

Legal Research and Law Library Management

Author: Julius J. Marke
Publisher: Law Journal Press
ISBN: 9781588520135
Category: Law libraries
Page: N.A
View: 8226

The Tech Set

Author: Ellyssa Kroski
Publisher: Neal Schuman Pub
ISBN: 9781555708092
Category: Reference
Page: N.A
View: 8131
Provides practical instructions on everything from planning and development to marketing and metrics. Each title is a one-stop passport to an emerging technology. Start creating, collaborating, connecting, and communicating through cutting-edge tools and techniques, with these next ten books in the TECH SET.

The Accidental Law Librarian

Author: Anthony Aycock
Publisher: Information Today Incorporated
ISBN: 9781573874779
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 247
View: 5374

Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century

Author: Roy Balleste,Lisa Smith-Butler,Sonia Luna-Lamas
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810892332
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 352
View: 3887
Law Librarianship in the 21st Century is a text for library and information science courses on law librarianship. It introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of law librarianship.

Cosplay in Libraries

How to Embrace Costume Play in Your Library
Author: Ellyssa Kroski
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442256494
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 168
View: 6378
Cosplay, comics, anime, and geek culture have exploded into the mainstream over recent years and have resulted in a thriving community of costume enthusiasts and pop culture fans. Today’s cosplayers find inspiration on the pages of comics, classic literature, and even history, as well as film, television, and video games to inform their creative and oftentimes elaborate ensembles. They utilize all manner of materials and techniques including 3D printers, thermoplastics, craft foam, fabric and more to design their costumes and props. Libraries on the leading edge are already embracing this new worldwide sensation by integrating cosplay into their programming and events. Learn all about the world of cosplay and how you can host cosplay events, workshops, makerspaces, clubs, and more in your library! This one-stop guide includes quotes and interviews with librarians who are incorporating cosplay into their programming as well as with cosplayers. You’ll also find 32 full-color photographs of cosplay in action to give you both ideas and inspiration for getting started!

Collection Development in the Digital Age

Author: Maggie Fieldhouse,Audrey Marshall
Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 1856047466
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 256
View: 3098
This topical edited collection is cross-sectoral and international in scope, drawing together the perspectives of practitioners and academics at the forefront of modern collection development. They explore how practitioners can take an active role influencing strategy in this new environment, draw on case studies that illustrate the key changes in context, and consider how collection development might evolve in the future. The collection is divided into four sections looking at the key themes: • The conceptual framework including a review of the literature • Trends in library supply such as outsourcing and managing suppliers • Trends in electronic resources including the open access movement and e-books • Making and keeping your collection effectively including engaging with the user-community and developing commercial skills. Readership: LIS students and all practitioners involved in collection development and management in academic, school, public, commercial and other special libraries.

Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age

Author: Bhattacharyya, Swati,Patnaik, K Rama
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522528032
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 286
View: 1443
The current digital age is impacting the contents and delivery of instructional service in many ways. Instructional sessions not only describe various features of a resource, but these sessions also bring issues like the ethical use of information, copyrights, and the value of open knowledge to light. Librarians are required to help users to learn use these tools. Changing the Scope of Library Instruction in the Digital Age provides emerging information on data visualization tools, creating effective instructions, and instructional design in library sciences. While highlighting the challenges of effectively training new and seasoned librarians in these various aspects of data technology and teaching methods, readers will learn the importance of giving librarians the tools they need to complete their new responsibilities. This book is an important resource for entry level and seasoned librarians, researchers, and instructional design specialists seeking current research on up to date library instruction in the modern technology age.

This Book Is Overdue!

How Librarians and Cybrarians Can Save Us All
Author: Marilyn Johnson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061431605
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 272
View: 7163
In a celebration of libraries and the dedicated people who staff them, the author argues that librarians are more important than ever, and discusses a new breed of visionary professionals who use the Web to link people and information.

The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook

Author: Ellyssa Kroski
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838915042
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: N.A
View: 2559

University Libraries and Space in the Digital World

Author: Graham Walton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317004299
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 248
View: 2027
This timely book addresses physical space in university libraries in the digital age. It considers the history of the use of space, integrates case studies from around the world with theoretical perspectives, explores recent developments including new build and refurbishment. With users at the forefront, chapters cover different aspects of learning and research support provision, shared services, and evaluation of space initiatives. Library staff requirements and green issues are outlined. The book also looks to the future, identifying the key strategic issues and trends that will influence and shape future library spaces. The authors are international, senior university library managers and academics who provide a range of views and approaches and experience of individual projects and initiatives.

Legal Education in the Digital Age

Author: Edward Rubin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107012201
Category: Law
Page: 253
View: 2192
This collection of essays by legal scholars explores the digital revolution that has transformed legal education. It discusses the way digital materials will be created and how they will change concepts of authorship as well as methods of production and distribution. The book also explores the impact of digital materials on law school classrooms and law libraries, and the potential transformation of the curriculum that these materials are likely to produce.

Intellectual Property

Everything the Digital-age Librarian Needs to Know
Author: Timothy Lee Wherry
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838909485
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 141
View: 2064
Presents a guide to intellectual property issues for librarians and patrons, with information on patents, copyright, and trademarks.

Copyright Law for Librarians and Educators

Creative Strategies and Practical Solutions
Author: Kenneth D. Crews
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838910920
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 192
View: 2663
The advancement of innovative education, librarianship, and scholarship has become increasingly entangled with copyright law. Research and education seem to be routinely reinvented with the creation of new software and technological devices. Private agreements are becoming a dominant force on the shape of legal rights and responsibilities.

School Libraries 3.0

Principles and Practices for the Digital Age
Author: Rebecca P. Butler
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 9780810885806
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 300
View: 8377
This textbook, for school library administration courses, is written by a professor who has taught this course at least once a year for the past twenty years. Technology is interwoven throughout the book and not listed as a separate chapter or book section. This is because the school librarian of today and certainly the school librarian of tomorrow is working in an environment of web resources, multimedia, mixed methods, and varying programs and services. Major chapters cover the various roles of the school librarian, curricular standards and guidelines, policies and procedures, budgeting, facilities, personnel, services, programming, ethics, advocacy, and evaluation. Sample policies, procedures, and plans make this book valuable to both new and experienced school librarians."

The New Librarianship Field Guide

Author: R. David Lankes
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262529084
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 240
View: 9070
This book offers a guide for librarians who see their profession as a chance to make a positive difference in their communities -- librarians who recognize that it is no longer enough to stand behind a desk waiting to serve. R. David Lankes, author of The Atlas of New Librarianship, reminds librarians of their mission: to improve society by facilitating knowledge creation in their communities. In this book, he provides tools, arguments, resources, and ideas for fulfilling this mission. Librarians will be prepared to become radical positive change agents in their communities, and other readers will learn to understand libraries in a new way. The librarians of Ferguson, Missouri, famously became positive change agents in August 2014 when they opened library doors when schools were closed because of civil unrest after the shooting of an unarmed teen by police. Working with other local organizations, they provided children and their parents a space for learning, lunch, and peace. But other libraries serve other communities -- students, faculty, scholars, law firms -- in other ways. All libraries are about community, writes Lankes; that is just librarianship. In concise chapters, Lankes addresses the mission of libraries and explains what constitutes a library. He offers practical advice for librarian training; provides teaching notes for each chapter; and answers "Frequently Argued Questions" about the new librarianship.

Books in the Digital Age

The Transformation of Academic and Higher Education Publishing in Britain and the United States
Author: John B. Thompson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745684998
Category: Social Science
Page: 480
View: 2718
The book publishing industry is going through a period of profound and turbulent change brought about in part by the digital revolution. What is the role of the book in an age preoccupied with computers and the internet? How has the book publishing industry been transformed by the economic and technological upheavals of recent years, and how is it likely to change in the future? This is the first major study of the book publishing industry in Britain and the United States for more than two decades. Thompson focuses on academic and higher education publishing and analyses the evolution of these sectors from 1980 to the present. He shows that each sector is characterized by its own distinctive ‘logic’ or dynamic of change, and that by reconstructing this logic we can understand the problems, challenges and opportunities faced by publishing firms today. He also shows that the digital revolution has had, and continues to have, a profound impact on the book publishing business, although the real impact of this revolution has little to do with the ebook scenarios imagined by many commentators. Books in the Digital Age will become a standard work on the publishing industry at the beginning of the 21st century. It will be of great interest to students taking courses in the sociology of culture, media and cultural studies, and publishing. It will also be of great value to professionals in the publishing industry, educators and policy makers, and to anyone interested in books and their future.