for a Test Drive
With new technologies
popping up all the time, chances are your patrons have begun to expect
more. Read how this consortium managed the process of helping its libraries
by Ellen Cannon and
Ma, No Wires! Or, The 10 Steps of Wireless Networking
Does making the transition
to a wireless network seem too scary and/or expensive? This pro took his
library wireless and hasn't looked back. He'll make sense of your concerns
and offer practical guidance.
by James L. "Larry"
Service Providers: Can They Solve Libraries' Problems?
The whole ASP issue
is surrounded by questions, some of which have yet to be answered. Take
the advice of this public librarian who uses ASPs every day. He discusses
their benefits and their limitations.
by Fred R. Reenstjerna
Using a Wireless Network in the Library
When it's too labor-intensive
to bring the books to the OPAC software, why not take the software to the
books? This law library staff rigged up a wireless system that lets them
work in faculty offices and in the stacks.
by Barbara Ginzburg
Reach of the Thin Client
This is the tale of
how one library in a statewide medical group became an application service
provider for the rest. By setting up a thin client network, the authors
were able to reach and serve faraway colleagues who didn't have systems
staffs of their own.
by Susan C. Speer
and Daniel Angelucci
View from the Top Left Corner
by Michael Schuyler
Knock, Knock, Who's There? Authenticating
by Kim Guenther
Looking Ahead to New Technologies
by Janet L. Balas
Cutting Your Teeth on Technologies
by D. Scott Brandt
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