|The Future of
Artificial Intelligence in Your Virtual Libraries
If you think artificial
intelligence is only the stuff of sci-fi, welcome to the 21st century.
Learn what AI really is and what it can do for library service. The author,
who's implementing AI, includes examples to look at and vendors to contact
in this primer.
by Roy Balleste
|Alice in E-Book
Land: A Primer for Librarians
Deciding whether to
bring e-books into your library's collection can feel like stumbling on
a place where everything just keeps getting "curiouser and curiouser."
This author makes sense of the decisions you face in E-Book Land, from
hardware and software to content.
by David Mattison
Network: Charting a Course into the 21st Century
Until 1999, this network's
member libraries maintained their catalogs on separate, outdated computers.
Together, they set sail for a centralized, Web-based system that looks
like an online bookstore--and patrons have rushed aboard.
by Debby Conrad and
Makes Library Searches More Fruitful
A carefully constructed
Web shell is allowing patrons to search one library catalog in a whole
new way. Since the design eliminates the need for keywords and Boolean
expertise, patrons can think like patrons and still get great search results.
by Per Hofman Hansen
Planet PDA: The Librarian as Astronaut, Innovator, and Expert
Trying out new technologies
in the library can be an exciting adventure, as these authors discovered
when they introduced the "alien culture" of hand-held computers to their
by Carol Galganski,
Tom Peters, and Lori Bell
View from the Top Left Corner
Planning for Those 'Unknown Unknown'
by Michael Schuyler
Will There Be Libraries to Visit in
by Janet L. Balas
|Building Digital Libraries
the Technology Sandbox
by Donna Stevenson
|Coming Full Circle
Redefine the Experience, Not the Library
by Andrew K. Pace
Way Libraries Could Be
by Kathy Dempsey
Library of the Future Award Winner
Overcame Challenges to Unite Its Region
by Kathy Dempsey
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