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Webb, Paula L.; Nero, Muriel D. – Computers in Libraries, 2009
In today's world of instant everything, everyone has been exposed to some form of Web 2.0 technology, and higher education is not exempt from its long reach. Libraries of all types are incorporating Web 2.0 features to attract users as well as to showcase library services. The Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) has become more user-friendly with…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Academic Libraries, Online Catalogs, Library Services
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Kohn, Karen; McCloy, Eric – Journal of Web Librarianship, 2010
Landman Library is two-thirds of the way through a three-stage process of migrating to the Koha open-source integrated library system (http://koha-community.org). We are an academic library with roughly 143,000 volumes, six professional librarians, and three support staff. The migration to open source was driven by the desire to access our own…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Automation, Library Development
Lilly, Dorothy; And Others – Book Report, 1992
Three articles discuss (1) networking of school and public libraries in Grosse Pointe, Michigan; (2) the Access Pennsylvania project that provides a CD-ROM union catalog of high school, public, academic, and special library collections in Pennsylvania; and (3) teaching online searching with Dialog's Classmate service in a high school library. (MES)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Library Instruction, Library Networks, Online Searching
Pezzulo, Judy – Computers in Libraries, 1993
Discusses the present status of technology use by students in Pennsylvania public school libraries, including membership in ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA, the statewide interlibrary loan network. The role of library media specialists in developing outcome-based curricula to facilitate use of technology tools is considered. (EA)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Technology
Pennsylvania State Library, Harrisburg. – 1991
This curriculum guide was prepared as a tool for teaching students the purpose and function of the ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA database in the total concept of information literacy. The database on compact laser disc contains information about the holdings of hundreds of school, public, academic, and special use libraries. The database can be searched at…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Curriculum Guides, Databases