By Charles Forrest,Martin Halbert
Technology has enabled new types of information-seeking habit and scholarship, inflicting a maintenance of libraries that revisits the belief of the "commons"—a public position that's loose for use via all people. A box advisor to the data Commons describes the emergence, development, and adoption of the concept that of the data commons in libraries. This booklet features a number of contributed articles, and descriptive, dependent entries for numerous info commons in libraries around the kingdom and round the world.
Read or Download A Field Guide to the Information Commons PDF
Similar library & information science books
This specialist reference presents stable recommendation to educational and public librarians for handling acting arts collections. the quantity is split into sections at the historical past of acting arts librarianship, dance collections, movie experiences collections, track collections, and theater collections. every one bankruptcy is written via a number of specialist individuals and provides present and trustworthy details on assortment administration.
An outline of the FRBR version, and the way it may increase entry to details in the course of the important association of metadata files. |What is FRBR, and why is all people speaking approximately it? Is it relatively going to revolutionize cataloguing? And if that is so, what shape will it take? This booklet is written for librarians, bibliographic platforms designers, library and data technological know-how college and scholars, and an individual else who's drawn to studying in regards to the practical necessities for Bibliographic documents (FRBR) and the way following the FRBR version can increase entry to details via valuable association of the metadata files which are surrogates for info assets.
This instruction manual is a advisor to the library database procedure Allegro, used for cataloguing in lots of small and medium sized specified libraries (with as much as approximately 100,000 volumes). scholars of librarianship additionally use it in the course of their schooling. This guide deals a practice-based advisor to cataloguing with Allegro and is a textbook and reference paintings for either novices and skilled clients.
Because the variety of carrier studying classes and their standards raise, it truly is crucial for educational librarians to accomplice with school and management to incorporate lifelong learn talents parts. this significant publication presents insights and case experiences that can assist you do exactly that. • attracts from the 2014 (inaugural) Colloquium on Libraries & carrier studying• bargains a special tackle the function of libraries and librarians within the provider studying courses which are more and more well known in greater schooling so as to interact lively studying • presents info and insights that may be necessary to educational librarians who educate and/or have outreach tasks, in addition to to educational library directors and LIS school• stocks reflections at the way forward for provider studying
- LGBT People and the UK Cultural Sector: The Response of Libraries, Museums, Archives and Heritage since 1950
- Temptation in the Archives: Essays in Golden Age Dutch Culture
- The Responsive Museum: Working with Audiences in the Twenty-First Century
- Creating and Maintaining an Information Literacy Instruction Program in the Twenty-First Century: An Ever-Changing Landscape (Chandos Information Professional Series)
- Intellectual Freedom Manual, Ninth Edition
Additional info for A Field Guide to the Information Commons
A Field Guide to the Information Commons by Charles Forrest,Martin Halbert