ERIC Number: ED405888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Cybrarian's Manual.
Ensor, Pat, Ed.
This handbook serves as a guide for the information professional who operates in cyberspace. The book provides practical explanations on technology and its applications to libraries and networked information systems, and easy-to-understand discussions of how new technologies will affect libraries and library careers. The book contains 64 articles and essays organized into 16 sections: (1) The Internet--The Basics; (2) Are You Wired In? (3) Read Your Mail! (4) Know Your Rights; (5) I'll Have My Agent Call Your Agent; (6) Power Tools for Cyberspace; (7) We All Need a Happy Home (Page); (8) Beyond Text; (9) Reference in Cyberspace; (10) I've Grown Accustomed to Your (Inter)Face; (11) Do You Mean the New Online or the Old Online? (12) Cyberspace Needs Technical Service; (13) Do You Have a License for That? (14) Standards Is Good; (15) So, You Want To Be a Cybrarian?; and (16) Cyberfuture. (SWC)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Futures (of Society), Information Technology, Internet, Library Personnel, Library Role, Library Services, Online Systems, Optical Data Disks, Technological Advancement, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: American Library Association, Chicago, IL.