Maintaining a library website is as important as its initial development. In this issue of Library Technology Reports King draws from his team's four-year experience running the acclaimed digital branch of the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library (TSCPL). From website tweaks to staffing issues, King outlines recommended strategies and workflow plans for continually meeting library users' needs and effectively highlighting library programs and services, including Ways to engage library users in conversations about books, movies, and other materials A detailed listing of what data TSCPL tracks and the tools they use for the website, blogs, and social media platforms such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and FourSquare Their team's approach to efficiently maintaining 24 blogs and six social media accounts Tips for using rotating banner ads to draw attention to website content, a technique which brought in 3,000+ page views for a post about the new library catalog Reasons behind the decision to migrate to the WordPress content management system (CMS) How gathering customer feedback led to more effective location for their My Account link The lessons learned by King and his team at TSCPL can help any library sharpen their presence on the Web while efficiently maintaining library website operations.
Library Web Ecology is a thorough reference to help professionals in Library and Information Science (LIS) to develop a sustainable, usable, and highly effective website. The book describes the entire process of developing and implementing a successful website.
More than just an easy-to-use blogging platform, WordPress is in fact a flexible, open source content management system. Without spending a dime or writing a line of code, it's possible to build the library website of your dreams. But it's important to understand the basic principles of WordPress so you can plan wisely. In this LITA guide, User Experience (UX) librarian and seasoned WordPress instructor Goodman leads you step-by-step through the basic planning process for a library website that meets your users' needs and fits your available resources for maintaining it. Written with the questions of library administrators and technology staff in mind, this guide shows you How to make an informed decision about whether WordPress is the right platform for your library Options for hosted and self-hosted platforms Nearly two dozen WordPress sites, drawn from a wide range of different libraries and organizations How to choose the right theme for your library's content Succinct explanations of every element in the Administrative Dashboard with advice on library applications Quick tips on user experience, information architecture, and analytics Effective ways to use images, audio, and video Offering a solid foundation in WordPress, this guide will help you design and launch a library website that effectively serves your library's users.
Having a clear, attractive, and easy-to-navigate website that allows users to quickly find what they want is essential for any organization-including a library. This workbook makes website creation easy-no HTML required.
Reviews are an important resource for readers' advisory and collection development. They are also a helpful promotional tool, introducing patrons to what is new on the shelf. This resource includes * Tips for writing strong, relevant reviews * Different ways reviews can be used to promote your library * A chapter by Joyce Saricks covering the how-tos of reviewing audiobooks Whether the ultimate goal is writing for a library website, book club, or monthly handout, or freelancing for a newspaper, magazine, or professional journal, readers will find plenty of ideas and insight here.
The book is dedicated to one of the most advanced programming languages Delphi XE5 / XE6. It details the latest cross-platform library FM, allowing you to create a full-featured software for Windows and OS X, as well as for smartphones and tablets running Android and iOS. Projects examples from the book are available on the website of the publishing house.
E-book vendors continue to experiment: adjustments to business models, consolidation of content, and mergers with competitors mean constant change. What's good for innovation can equal confusion when it comes to choosing an e-book platform for your library. Making a sound purchasing decision requires research and close consideration of trade-offs, and Roncevic's new issue of Library Technology Reports will get you started. Based on surveys of e-book vendors with an established presence in academic, public, and/or K-12 library markets, this report includes Background and business model descriptions for 51 leading e-book vendors Four tables comparing content, technical specifications, functionality, and business models An at-a-glance overview of platforms, including vendor website URLs Bulleted checklists of factors to consider, and questions to ask vendors An examination of the blurring channels of publisher, aggregator, and distributor platforms, with advice to help you avoid content overlap
Erscheinungsdatum: 07/2012, Medium: Taschenbuch, Einband: Kartoniert / Broschiert, Titel: Web Portals of DLIS in Maharashtra, Titelzusatz: Website Evaluation of Department of Library & Information Science, Maharashtra, Autor: Dhakne, Badrinath D. // Golwal, Madansing D. // Sonwane, Shashank S., Verlag: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Sprache: Englisch, Rubrik: Verlagswesen, Seiten: 108, Informationen: Paperback, Gewicht: 177 gr, Verkäufer: averdo
This is effectively the eighth edition of Aslib's flagship reference work, Handbook of Special Librarianship and Information Work, which has provided the seminal text on modern information theory, practice, and procedure since 1957. Scammell draws on a substantial background of research and best practice to provide a pragmatic approach to information management in the workplace. This volume covers strategic, legal, management, and marketing issues and highlights the importance of new web-based delivery mechanisms. It includes contributions from outside the UK, mirroring the global nature of information management. Includes: * essential reference to core theories and principles of information organization, retrieval and dissemination * a new chapter exploring the legal issues involved with information on the Internet * new topics including: freedom of information, project management, digital library research, the hybrid library, the effective website and the intranet.