Friday, April 27, 2007

Bücher zu Library 2.0

Die Bibliotheksverlage sind auf das Thema "Library 2.0" bzw. "Web 2.0 in Bibliotheken" aufgesprungen, und so sind für die nächsten Wochen bzw. Monate mehrere Bücher angekündigt:
  • Nancy Courtney (Hrsg.): Library 2.0 and beyond. Innovative technologies and tomorrow's user. Westport: Libraries Unlimited 2007 (Wikis and podcasts and mashups, oh my! Does everyone seem to know what they mean, except you? Or are you reasonably well informed but wondering what challenge to take on next? Nancy Courtney has assembled some of the most forward looking thinkers in the library world to describe the next generation of online tools. Each contributor introduces his or her favorite technology, outlines its use and discusses its potential in today's library environment) - wenn das so gut wird, wie "Technology for the rest of us", ein
  • Meredith Farkas: Social Software in Libraries. Building Collaboration, Communication, and Community Online. Information Today 2007 (Social software lets libraries show a human face online, helping them communicate, educate, and interact with their communities. This nuts-and-bolts guide provides librarians with the information and skills necessary to implement the most popular and effective social software technologies: blogs, RSS, wikis, social networking software, screencasting, photo-sharing, podcasting, instant messaging, gaming, and more)
  • Michael E. Casey / Laura C. Savastinuk: Library 2.0. A guide to participatory library service. Medford: Information Today 2007 (Two of the first and most original thinkers on Library 2.0 introduce the essential concepts and offer ways to improve service to better meet the changing needs of 21st century library users. Describing a service model of constant and purposeful change, evaluation and updating of library services, and user participation, the book both outlines the theoretical underpinnings of Library 2.0 and provides practical advice on how to get there. From incorporating technology to reaching the long tail, from getting buy-in to maintaining momentum, all aspects of Library 2.0 are covered)
  • Phil Bradley: How to Use Web 2.0 in Your Library. Facet Publ. 2007 (This new book takes a clear and practical approach as it explains exactly how to use the different types of Web 2.0 technologies, and shows how libraries can get the most out of them, using case studies)
  • bereits im Oktober erschienen: Michael P. Sauers: Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide. Information Today 2006 (Libraries increasingly use blogs and RSS feeds to reach out to users, while librarians blog daily on a range of personal and professional topics. The way has been paved by the tech-savvy and resource-rich, but any library or librarian can successfully create and syndicate a blog today)
  • David Parkes / Liz Hart: Web 2.0 and Libraries. Impacts, technologies and trends. Chandos 2007 (explores how libraries can exploit the potential of emerging technologies and provides strategies and techniques for supporting learners in the virtual and physical environment)
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