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Computers in Libraries
VOLUME 27, NUMBER 8 — September 2007
Computers in Libraries
Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology

This Month: Serving Remote and Mobile Users


ReadyGo Delivers an Online Tutorial
A law librarian wanted an electronic tutorial that legislative aides (and the public) could learn from. First, though, he had to learn a lot about Web course development products.
By Steve Mirsky

Page 6

A Checkup With Open Source Software Revitalizes an Early Electronic Resource Portal
When it was time to give this 9-year-old electronic resource portal a checkup, these medical librarians prescribed a lot of changes. Now it runs faster than ever to serve members of the military around the world.
By Stephan Spitzer and Stephen Brown

Page 10
Connecting and Communicating With Students on Facebook
These academic librarians claim that, if you want to reach your student customers via Facebook, you shouldn’t let your profile sit idle. Being active is the key to getting Friends’ attention on this social network.
By Sarah Elizabeth Miller and Lauren A. Jensen
Page 18

The Systems Librarian
Librarians Face Online Social Networks
By Marshall Breeding

Page 30

Building Digital Libraries
Keeping Up With User Communities
By Terence K. Huwe

Page 33

Online Treasures
Carrying the Library in Your Pocket
By Janet L. Balas

Page 36
Libraries in Computers
Social Software: You Are an Access Point
By Daniel Chudnov
Page 41
Editor’s Notes
Customizing Remote Library Service
By Kathy Dempsey
Page 4
One Teenager’s Advice to Adults on How to Avoid Being Creepy on Facebook
By Scott Koerwer
Page 40
Tech Tips for Every Librarian
Embedding a Librarian in Your Web Site Using meebo
By Michael Stephens and Rachel Singer Gordon
Page 44
Newsline Reports
The Library Promotion Side of ALA Annual 2007
By Kathy Dempsey
Page 46
Books to Check Out Page 49
Noted & Quoted Page 50
How to Write for CIL 2008 Page 16
Internet Librarian Conference Preview Page 23
Index to Advertisers Page 56

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