Libraries and Identity

Libraries and Identity
Author: Joacim Hansson
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 126
Release: 2010-04-07
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781780630335

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Libraries and Identity summarizes the role of institutional identity in the emergence of new types of libraries such as joint-use libraries and digital libraries. Professional and institutional identity has shown to be one of the most problematic, yet overlooked issues to deal with when traditional libraries such as public libraries and academic libraries develop into new shapes. The author clearly outlines the importance of identity in making change and innovation in libraries understandable. Based on original research the book comprehensively explores the role of identity as a trigger for change and development in libraries. Based on original research which has already attracted international claim Focuses on aspects of library development which are mostly overlooked Focus on the change from traditional library types such as public and academic libraries to new ones such as joint use libraries and digital libraries

Access and Identity Management for Libraries

Access and Identity Management for Libraries
Author: Masha Garibyan,John Paschoud,Simon McLeish
Publsiher: Facet Publishing
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2014
Genre: Computers
ISBN: 9781856045889

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With The Rapid Increase the use of electronic resources in libraries, managing access to online information is an area many librarians struggle with. Managers of online information wish to implement policies about who can access the information and under what terms and conditions but often they need further guidance. Written by experts in the field, this practical book is the first to explain the principles behind access management, the available technologies and how they work. This includes an overview of federated access management technologies, such as Shibboleth, that have gained increasing international recognition in recent years. This book provides detailed case studies describing how access management is being implemented at organizational and national levels in the UK, USA and Europe, and gives a practical guide to the resources available to help plan, implement and operate access management in libraries. Key topics include: What is access management and why do libraries do it? Authorization based on user identity or affiliation Electronic resources: public and not so public Federated access: history, current position and future developments Principles and definitions of identity and access management How to choose access management and identity management products and services Current access management technologies Internet access provided by (or in) libraries Authentication technologies Library statistics Authorization based on physical location The business case for libraries This is essential reading for all who need to understand the principles behind access management or implement a working system in their library.

Creating the Library Identity

Creating the Library Identity
Author: John R. Kirby
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 140
Release: 1985
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: OCLC:433878022

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Access and Identity

Access and Identity
Author: Masha Garibyan,John Paschoud
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2009
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: OCLC:698863503

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Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians The Making of the Cybrarian

Technology and Professional Identity of Librarians  The Making of the Cybrarian
Author: Hicks, Deborah
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 280
Release: 2013-11-30
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781466647367

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The library profession has changed rapidly in the wake of advanced technologies. Once regarded as the gatekeepers of information found in books, today's library professionals are shifting from a traditional center of attention to a new focus on all areas of information studies. Technology and Professional Identify of Librarians: The Making of the Cybrarian brings into focus both the positive and negative aspects that technology places on the professional identity of librarians. Highlighting the new methods involved in data management, communication, and Library Information education and research; this book is a necessary means for librarians, students, and researchers to obtain an up to date understanding of what it means to maintain relevancy in the information age.

Creating the Library Identity

Creating the Library Identity
Author: John Kirby
Publsiher: Gower Publishing Company, Limited
Total Pages: 168
Release: 1985
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: UOM:39015007579322

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The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library

The Identity of the Contemporary Public Library
Author: Margarita Pérez Pulido
Publsiher: Ledizioni
Total Pages: 126
Release: 2019-10-09
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9788855260039

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The volume deals with some of the most relevant issues related to the identity of the public library and its historical, cultural, social, organizational changes, according to a comparative perspective. The topics are covered in four sections (History, Present and Future of the Public Library; Models of Analysis, Measurement, Evaluation; Complexity Challenges; Work in Progress), thus providing a wide overview of the present and the future of an institution paramount in improving people’s lives

Deconstructing Service in Libraries

Deconstructing Service in Libraries
Author: Veronica Arellano Douglas,Joanna Gadsby
Publsiher: Library Juice Press
Total Pages: 404
Release: 2020-12
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1634000609

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"Offers a historical-cultural context for the ethos of service in libraries and critically examines this professional value as it intersects with gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity, class, and (dis)ability"--Provided by publisher.