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Magazines > Computers in Libraries > November/December 2005

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Computers in Libraries
VOLUME 25, NUMBER 10 — November/December 2005
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology

This Month: Hip High Tech


Promoting the Library's CD Collection via iTunes File Sharing
One of the hippest things you can do with technology is to use it to meet students on their own turf. As part of an outreach effort, one group of librarians started sharing its vast CD collection via iTunes. They were trying to show college students that there was a lot to discover at the library. And the students have started tuning in.
by Bruce Connolly

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Hip High-Tech Purchases Don't Always Work Out as Planned
Since technology is so expensive, making the wrong purchasing decisions can have severe financial consequences. These authors tell about high-tech purchases they made that didn't work out, what they could have done differently, and how the equipment is being used today.
by Dennis P. Prisk and Monica G. Brooks

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Computers in Small Libraries
Instructional Technology That's Hip High-Tech
by Gary Roberts
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Online Treasures
Blogging Is So Last Year—Now Podcasting Is Hot
by Janet L. Balas
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Building Digital Libraries
The New Visual Displays That Are 'Floating' Your Way Click for full-text HTML version (free) from Information Today, Inc.!
by Terence K. Huwe
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The Systems Librarian
Unconventional and Innovative: The Open Croquet Project
by Marshall Breeding
Page 38

Editor's Notes
Hip High-Tech Versus Our Reality
By Kathy Dempsey

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The In Box Page 41


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ask techman
By D. Scott Brandt
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Books to Check Out Page 48
Noted & Quoted Page 50
Helping You Buy
Electronic Resource Management Systems
By Stephen Meyer
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How to Write for CIL Page 35
Library Tech Connection Page 55

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