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Computers in Libraries
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VOLUME 27, NUMBER 10 November/December 2007
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology

This Month: Hip Hi-Tech


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Internet2 and Libraries: Serving Your Communities at the Speed of LightClick here for full-text options
The super-fast, fiber-optic backbone of Internet2 is available to many libraries and educational institutions. In fact, you may already have access but not know it. Internet2’s capabilities can improve the way you serve your community. Learn how to get involved!
By James Werle and Louis Fox

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Mashing Up Multiple Web Feeds Using Yahoo! PipesClick here for full-text options
Here’s yet another way to mash up services for the convenience of your customers. Read about how to use Yahoo! Pipes and see what sorts of ideas bubble up in your mind.
By Jody Condit Fagan

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My Virtual Assistant Saves the DayClick here for full-text options
Feeling overwhelmed by reference questions or underwhelmed by the usefulness of your FAQ file? One solo librarian was, until she used a software application to build a “virtual assistant.” Now she works more efficiently and answers many more questions every day.
By Lorette S. J. Weldon
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It’s Time to Use a Wiki as Part of Your Web SiteClick here for full-text options
A number of libraries have wikis in addition to their Web sites. But one man discovered how to use a wiki as part of his library’s site in such a way that staffers can change the pages whenever they need to, but patrons cannot. So his site has evolved to include the best of both worlds.
By Tim Ribaric
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COLUMNS
Building Digital Libraries
In 2007, Community-Building Tools RuleClick here for full-text options
By Terence K. Huwe
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Online Treasures
Of iPhones and Ebooks: Will They Get Together?Click here for full-text options
By Janet L. Balas

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The Systems Librarian
It’s Time to Break the Mold of the Original ILSClick here for full-text options
By Marshall Breeding

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Libraries in Computers
The Multi-Touch Tipping Point for Reading OnlineClick here for full-text options
By Daniel Chudnov

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DEPARTMENTS
Editor’s Notes
A Cornucopia of High-Tech StoriesClick here for full-text options
By Kathy Dempsey
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Tech Tips for Every Librarian
Building a Community: Create Your Own Social NetworkClick here for full-text options
By Rachel Singer Gordon and Michael Stephens
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Noted & QuotedClick here for full-text options Page 48
Books to Check Out Page 50
SPECIAL SECTION
How to Write for CIL Page 30
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Library Tech Connection Page 55
Index to Advertisers Page 56

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