ERIC Number: ED411795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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Technology and Management in Library and Information Services.
Lancaster, F. W.; Sandore, Beth
This books deals with the logical intersection of technology and management in the context of libraries and other information centers. It is divided into the following sections: Effects of Technology on the Institution and its Management; Effects of Technology on Services and Users; and Special Issues in the Management of Technology. Chapters are as follows: (1) Why Libraries Apply Technology; (2) Effects of Technology on Management and on Organizational Structures; (3) Effects of Technology on Library Staff; (4) Instruction and Training; (5) Management Data from Automated Systems; (6) Automated Systems in Collection Management; (7) Collection Management and Electronic Resources; (8) Library-vendor Relationships; (9) The Impact of CD-ROM; (10) Alternative Access Modes; (11) Document Access and Delivery; (12) General Trends in User Services; (13) Libraries and the Internet; (14) Evaluation of Automated Systems; (15) Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems; and (16) Summary and Possible Trends. Appendices contain evaluation checklists for OPACs, a report of the Task Force on Library Instruction, University of Illinois, and a list of abbreviations. Contains over 20 pages of references and an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Document Delivery, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Services, Information Technology, Internet, Libraries, Library Automation, Library Collection Development, Library Personnel, Library Services, Training
University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, 501 East Daniel St., Champaign, IL 61820-6211.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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