ERIC Number: ED438823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Cybrarian's Manual 2.
Ensor, Pat, Ed.
This book examines technical, social, and management issues related to librarians and cyberspace. The following chapters and articles are included: (1) "The Cybrarian's Tool Kit," including "Internet News and Website Reviews" (M. Sylvia), "Searching the Future" (J. Powell), "Netiquette, Hoaxes, and Scams! Oh My!" (E. Dupuis), and "The New Library Demands a Closer Look at Ergonomics" (C. Schofield-Bodt); (2) "A Network of Networks of Networks--Technical Underpinnings," including "The Basics of LAN Technology" (C. Higgins), "The Basics of Nationwide Network for the Internet" (A. deChambeau), and "Internet2 and the Next Generation Internet Initiative" (S. Hardin); (3) "Nothing Is Certain but the Web and Taxes," including "Guidelines for an Excellent Website" (J. Sears & A. Wohrley),"Web-Based Markup Languages" (M. Kalfatovic), "Browser Plug-Ins" (M. Benzing), "A Day in the Life...Multimedia and Librarians in the Twenty-First Century" (B. Eden); (4) "The Document as Object and Commodity," including "Metadata 101" (P. Caplan), "Unique Identifiers on the Web for Documents, Sites, and Domain Names" (C. Riggs), "Copyright in Cyberspace" (G. Hoffmann), and "Cyber-Citing" (K. Vogel); (5) "Puttin' It Out over the Net: Sources and Services," including "Collecting Electronic Resources" (K. Parker), "Let's Put It All on the Web: Practical Information for Digital Imaging" (A. Hough), "Digital Libraries" (P. Jones), "In Search of the Elusive E-Journal" (M. Geller), "Developing an Internet-Based Reference Service" (B. Bennett), and "Electronic Reserves" (J. Rosedale); (6) "The Library'd Be Fine if It Wasn't for All Those People!," including "Providing Web Access in Libraries" (A. Abramson), "Kids, the Internet, and All Those Adult Anxieties" (W. Minkel), "The Iron Triangle of Privacy, Filtering, and Internet Use Policies" (J. Shuler), "Licensed to Teach" (A. Thornton), and "You Gotta Go to School for That? Pac-Man in the Information Arcade" (J. Seay); (7) "Cutting Edge or Bleeding Edge: You Make the Call," including "Security and Authentication Issues" (M. Breeding), "Wireless and Ubiquitous Computing" (S. Cavrak), "Push Technology" (A. Aaron), "Virtual Reality Primer for Cybrarians" (D. Mattison), and "Quitting the Technology of the Month' Club" (R. Olszewski); and (8) "As the Librarian Turns," including "On the Lighter Side:...And a Small Child Shall Lead Them" (J. Johnston), "Rupert Giles, Techno-Terror, and Knowledge as the Ultimate Weapon" (G. DeCandido), "Overcoming Image" (J. Houghton & R. Todd), and "Finding Things and Telling Stories" (J. Myers). Contains an index. (MES)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Copyrights, Human Factors Engineering, Information Technology, Internet, Librarians, Library Policy, Library Role, Library Services, Metadata, Multimedia Materials, Reference Services, World Wide Web
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