Wikis for libraries

  • 101 Pages
  • 1.47 MB
  • English
Neal-Schuman Publishers , New York
StatementLauren Pressley
SeriesThe tech set -- #5, Tech set -- #5.
LC ClassificationsZ674.75.S63 P74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 101 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24523417M
ISBN 101555707106
ISBN 139781555707101
LC Control Number2010004823

Wikis have emerged as powerful platforms for facilitating and improving communication and collaboration between library staff, users, and professional peers. Wikis for Libraries gives you the practical tools and easy-to-follow guidance you need to establish an effective wiki in your own library.

Author Lauren Pressley walks you through each step, from the first stages of. Wikis for Libraries book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Wikis have emerged as powerful platforms for facilitating and im 4/5. Get this from a library. Wikis for libraries.

[Lauren Pressley] -- Wikis have emerged as powerful platforms for facilitating and improving communication and collaboration between library staff, users, and professional peers. This book gives you the practical tools.

Get this from a library. Wikis for libraries. [Lauren Pressley] -- This book is part of The Tech Set, a series of ten practical, concise guides to implementing today's best technologies in your library to enhance the library-user connection.

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Welcome to the wonderful world of wikis. As the very able author, Lauren Pressley, states in her foreword, “Wikis for Libraries is a comprehensive guide to harnessing the power of the wiki as a collaboration tool, content management solution, and reference resource” (p.

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Wikis for Libraries gives you the practical tools and easy-to-follow guidance you need to. A strong cooperative library system empowers all of Westchester's public libraries to inform, enrich, and engage our communities making them stronger and more vibrant.

Our calendar provider,allows you to follow this calendar as well as sync our events to your personal digital calendar. Just click on "View on Burbio" to add, sync or. How are libraries using blogs, wikis and RSS. Libraries use blogs as newsy “house organs” (like newsletters), to host programming and teaching activities (e.g., book discussions), or even in lieu of traditional websites.

Libraries use wikis for any project in which more heads are better than one. Wikis can be used to host student-created. Libraries are also better suited for the collaboration that wikis enable than some other businesses and organizations.

Librarianship is a service profession; it is about helping others. Libraries nationwide suffer from shared budgetary constraints, and have long overcome those by turning to other libraries and library associations to give help.

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I highly recommend it to library attorneys and board members. My topic will be on Library and legal issues that libraries with blogs, wikis, etc. face (privacy, free speech, copyright).

The Library is a room in which players can save their progress and lock in their memories by scribbling them into the pages of the book located in the center of. To promote the concept of a global community of libraries, the American Library Association (ALA) is encouraging U.S.

libraries to form partnerships with libraries in other countries.

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Participants in the ALA Sister Library Initiative should choose the level of involvement with their Sister Library based upon the mutual needs of the libraries.

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Wikis. A wiki (from the Hawaiian wiki, to hurry, swift) is a collaborative Web site whose content can be edited by anyone who has access to it [].Perhaps the best example of a wiki in action today is 'Wikipedia – The Free Encyclopedia' [].Wikis, and in particular Wikipedia, represent a promising principle that can significantly transform the Internet information age; Cited by: Damaged Book is a junk item.

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Wikis as information sources, as a form of publishing, and as tools for collaboration, are discussed in this book. The applications of wikis in library and information services, education and business are explored, with examples. Provides an overv.

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Many of our libraries have been getting creative with their online programming: Cooking clubs, knitting groups, book groups, film clubs, and more have all transitioned to meeting online through video conferencing. Many of these programs leverage the online services available to library patrons, such as Kanopy.

About the publisher’s audience. Size (as measured by average number of copies per title published): Libraries Unlimited is a larger publishing house, with over 2, titles currently available. Audience location and language or cultural considerations: Readers of Libraries Unlimited texts are english speakers, primarily in the United States.

Reader characteristics:. Thursday, J pm at the White Plains Public Library. ( Martine Avenue, White Plains, NY ) This event is open to those working in school, public, academic, & special libraries, the book publishing industry, library school students, teachers and adults who are interested in Childrens and Young Adult Literature.

In her book Managing Overdues, Patsy J. Hansel extrapolates from surveys she conducted to posit a national "overdue rate" of.7 percent pre-automation and.4 for post-automation to suggest a national loss of million items, or $ million at a rate of $20 per book. The number of items was based on NCES circulation data.

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Journal Entry It is widely known that "historia magistra vitae est," or in the Common Tongue, "history is life's teacher."Her students, however, have heretofore preferred Source: Beneath the Hanged Man's Tree. "A wide variety of current knowledge management tools are examined, including DSpace, Slack, Box, LibGuides, wikis, Google Drive, and Dropbox.

This is a useful book for anyone looking to improve knowledge flow through a library organization." — CHOICE "Bartlett and Acadia provide a notable introduction to KM and the role it can play in libraries.

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Mohammad Nazim, Bhaskar Mukherjee, in Knowledge Management in Libraries, Wikis. A wiki is defined as “a collection of web pages which allows users to add and edit content collectively” (University of Southampton, ).Wikis have great potential to leverage knowledge creation and sharing in the library context.

According to Kim and Abbas (), wikis may be. Publication Profiles > Book Publishers These profiles provide information about book publishers that specialize in or frequently publish titles related to library and information science.

They also include more generalist publishers that may consider .A wiki is a site that is designed for groups of people to quickly capture and share ideas by creating simple pages and linking them together. Your organization can use a wiki for a variety of uses.

On a large scale, you can share large volumes of information in an Enterprise wiki. On a smaller scale, you can use a team site as a wiki to gather.Wikis offer comments or “talk” pages for discussion of the content on individual wiki pages. Blogs often focus on personal insight, anecdote, or opinion.

Wiki content is usually less personal. A blog is typically maintained by a single individual, while wikis tend to have numerous contributors. However, this is not a hard‐and‐fast rule.