The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries Book

The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries


  • Author : Jia Liu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-06-30
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 192
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780631127
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 7,5 Mb

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The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries Summary:

This book outlines and evaluates the digital reference services in libraries worldwide. The work is based on an international collaborative project between two groups from German and Chinese institutions, during which digital reference services provided by nearly 200 libraries all over the world were evaluated. The book also examines the reasons for the resulting differences; it also contains more generic proposals and perspectives on digital reference services. An international, evaluative approach is taken Includes unique information - which has never before being gathered and evaluated Includes a brief introduction to the basic knowledge and development in the field of digital reference service in the library

The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries Book

The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries


  • Author : Jia Liu
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2007-07-14
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015070746832
  • Total Read : 68
  • File Size : 20,5 Mb

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The Evaluation of Worldwide Digital Reference Services in Libraries Summary:

This book outlines and evaluates the digital reference services in libraries worldwide. The work is based on an international collaborative project between two groups from German and Chinese institutions, during which digital reference services provided by nearly 200 libraries all over the world were evaluated. The book also examines the reasons for the resulting differences; it also contains more generic proposals and perspectives on digital reference services. An international, evaluative approach is taken Includes unique information - which has never before being gathered and evaluated Includes a brief introduction to the basic knowledge and development in the field of digital reference service in the library

Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology  Third Edition Book
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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology Third Edition


  • Author : Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 10384
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466658899
  • Total Read : 69
  • File Size : 5,6 Mb

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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology Third Edition Summary:

"This 10-volume compilation of authoritative, research-based articles contributed by thousands of researchers and experts from all over the world emphasized modern issues and the presentation of potential opportunities, prospective solutions, and future directions in the field of information science and technology"--Provided by publisher.

Digital reference services in academic libraries Book

Digital reference services in academic libraries


  • Author : Wan Ab Kadir Wan Dollah
  • Publisher : The University of Malaya Press
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : 9789831009796
  • Total Read : 72
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Digital reference services in academic libraries Summary:

Digital Reference Services in Academic Libraries presents the background of DRS, evolution of DRS, the concept of DRS, emerging models of DRS, benefits and limitation of DRS, personalized services, trends and challenges, technological developments, evaluation and guidelines, effectiveness and DRS in academic libraries. The case study examined the existing status of digital reference services (DRS) in four selected public academic libraries in Malaysia. Focused is given on the awareness, usage, users’ perception, users’ satisfaction, library’s performance, and looked at the perceived needs, issues and problems faced by librarians and students. The study is important to determine how academic librarians are exploiting the latest information and communication technologies to improve reference service operations. Recommendations are made on the need for the implementation of synchronous DRS, enhancing the role of DRS, marketing and promotion, staff training, user education programmes and cooperation. The main contribution of this book is the assessment of effectiveness of DRS in academic libraries in Malaysia, the identification of perceived needs, issues and problems and suggestions on the areas of improvement in the use of DRS. In the process, a conceptual model for the effectiveness of the implementation of DRS in academic libraries in Malaysia is presented. The author also proposes directions for future research in the area of DRS.

International Conference on Digital Libraries  ICDL  2013 Book
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International Conference on Digital Libraries ICDL 2013


  • Author : Shantanu Ganguly
  • Publisher : The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
  • Release Date : 2013-11-29
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 1178
  • ISBN 10 : 9788179935545
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 5,5 Mb

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International Conference on Digital Libraries ICDL 2013 Summary:

ICDL conferences are recognized on of the most important platform in the world where noted expert share their experiences. Many DL experts have contributed thought provoking papers in ICDL 2013. These important papers are reviewed and conceptualized into ICDL on different areas of DL proceedings. The Proceedings have two volumes and has over 1100 pages.

Digital Libraries  Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access Book

Digital Libraries Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access


  • Author : Tengku Mohd. T. Sembok
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2003-12-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 708
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540245940
  • Total Read : 73
  • File Size : 15,5 Mb

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Digital Libraries Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access Summary:

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries, ICADL 2003, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in December 2003. The 68 revised full papers presented together with 15 poster abstracts and 3 invited papers were carefully reviewed from numerous submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on information retrieval techniques, multimedia digital libraries, data mining and digital libraries, machine architecture and organization, human resources and training, human-computer interaction, digital library infrastructure, building and using digital libraries, knowledge management, intellectual property rights and copyright, e-learning and mobile learning, data storage and retrieval, digital library services, content development, information retrieval and Asian languages, and metadata.

Digital Reference Services Book

Digital Reference Services


  • Author : Linda S Katz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-10-31
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317951667
  • Total Read : 99
  • File Size : 18,5 Mb

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Digital Reference Services Summary:

Extensive data on the theoretical and practical aspects of electronic reference services! Digital Reference Services provides an overview of electronic reference services and software, and explores the opportunities that real-time digital reference services can offer in a variety of library settings. Experts in the field convey numerous opinions and theory about the growth of this new approach to answering reference questions. This book teaches librarians new methods and techniques for offering technologically advanced reference services to the public. The first half of Digital Reference Services includes such topics as: real-time or “live online” reference services the historical development of digital reference services and the role of the reference librarian mediated online searches how to create a virtual-ready reference collection of elite reference Web sites—includes a list of the top sites available to the public how to start and operate a digital reference desk in your library The second half of Digital Reference Services covers examples of libraries—both large and small—which have used revolutionary ideas to bring electronic reference services to their patrons. These ideas include: utilizing ATM-like kiosks in remote locations from library buildings to connect with underserved populations implementing live, interactive web-based reference services—the challenges and benefits, cost, training, and workload requirements evaluating your real-time references services—investigating self-assessment and blind reviewing, incorporating your assessment into an existing evaluative program, and obtaining the administrative support essential for an accurate assessment creating a statewide virtual reference system—selecting software, developing policy, marketing, coordinating the project, and staffing and training online reference management for smaller libraries—because of the smaller staff, smaller budget, and smaller amount of patrons, is it a feasibl

Digital Libraries  International Collaboration and Cross Fertilization Book

Digital Libraries International Collaboration and Cross Fertilization


  • Author : Zhaoneng Chen
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2004-11-29
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 690
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540305446
  • Total Read : 84
  • File Size : 6,5 Mb

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Digital Libraries International Collaboration and Cross Fertilization Summary:

The International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries (ICADL) is an annual international forum that provides opportunities for librarians, researchers and experts to exchange their research results, innovative ideas, service experiences and state-- the-art developments in the field of digital libraries. Building on the success of the first six ICADL conferences, the 7th ICADL conference hosted by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the Shanghai Library in Shanghai, China aimed to further strengthen the academic collaboration and strategic alliance in the Asia- Pacific Region in the development of digital libraries. The theme of ICADL 2004 was: Digital library: International Collaboration and Cross-fertilization, with its focus on technology, services, management and localization. The conference began with an opening ceremony and the conference program featured 9 keynote speeches and 5 invited speeches by local and international experts. During the 3-day program, 40 research paper presentations were given in 3 parallel sessions. The conference also included 6 tutorials and an exhibition. The conference received 359 submissions, comprising 248 full papers and 111 short papers. Each paper was carefully reviewed by the Program Committee members. Finally, 44 full papers, 15 short papers and 37 poster papers were selected. On behalf of the Organizing and Program Committees of ICADL 2004, we would like to express our appreciation to all authors and attendees for participating in the conference. We also thank the sponsors, Program Committee members, supporting organizations and helpers for making the conference a success. Without their efforts, the conference would not have been possible.