ERIC Number: ED440666
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
101 Computer Projects for Libraries. 101 Micro Series.
Dewey, Patrick R.
The projects collected in this book represent a wide cross section of the way microcomputers are used in libraries. Each project description includes organization and contact information, hardware and software used, cost and project length estimates, and Web or print references when available. Projects come from academic and public libraries, school libraries, parish libraries, and library associations. Chapters include: "Using Computers in Libraries"; "Administration: Budgeting, Accounting, and Record Keeping"; "Bibliography Generation"; "Children, Young Adults, and Reading Club Projects"; "Circulation Systems and Online Catalogs"; "Computer Centers and Labs"; "Desktop Publishing and Graphics"; "Indexing"; "Interlibrary Loan"; "The Internet"; "Local Area Networks, Intranets, and Cooperatives"; "Management"; "Periodicals"; "Public Access and Student and Patron Training"; "Public Relations"; and "Reference." Appendices include names and addresses of computer periodicals of interest, project software, and computer software companies. Includes glossary, bibliography and index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Information Services, Libraries, Library Equipment, Library Services, Microcomputers
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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