Rustling Up a Web Site Without Much Money
is not only a virtue—it can be a money-saver as well. Read how this
prairie librarian hired a ranch hand from a software company and set up
a win-win situation. Now these partners are improving the library’s Web
site, slowly but surely—and affordably!
Anne Warrington and Debra Greig
Students Beat the Queue and Produce Their Own Library Cards
way to save money—and time—is to transform more of your duties into
patron self-service actions. In a U.K. university, this systems
librarian cobbled together a low-cost solution that allowed incoming
students to make their own library cards. It got the job done about
four times faster than the old way; pleasing both staff and students.
By Laurence Lockton
| Building a Digital Library on a Shoestring
You really can manage to create a digital library on a small budget,
and these women from USC have proven that. By thinking smart, planning
ahead, and collaborating as often as possible, they’re preserving
images for the ages. Here’s how they did it.
By Kate Foster Boyd and Alma Creighton
The Systems Librarian
Comprehensive Cost Planning Yields Successful Tech Projects
By Marshall Breeding
Building Digital Libraries
Life Without a Systems Office
By Terence K. Huwe
The Weakest Link: Is It Your Web Site?
By Lori Bell and Tom Peters
| Online Treasures
Facing Budget Cuts: Must We Rob Peter to Pay Paul?
By Janet L. Balas
Need More Money?
By Kathy Dempsey
|Books to Check Out
|Noted & Quoted
|Tech Tips for Every Librarian
Online Cool on a Budget
By Rachel Singer Gordon and Michael Stephens
| Helping You Buy
| How to Write for CIL
| Library Tech Connection
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