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The Future Of Library Technology – It’s Not Science Fiction

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Jul 29, 2014
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Tags: library technology, library management, book scanner, academic library, university library

17.5 Statistics Shaping Reference Desk Services In The Digital World

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Jul 17, 2014

In this age of ever-advancing technology, people are becoming more and more dependent on online resources as a means of learning – something once achieved predominately through books. But despite this evolution, a library reference desk is still a valuable source of information.

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Tags: digital library, library technology, library management, reference desk

Tech-Savvy Librarians: The Growing Trend In Library Staffing

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Jul 15, 2014

With the presence of library technology expanding to meet user demands, the typical job description of a librarian has changed. The need for libraries to incorporate technology precipitates their need to hire capable people who know and understand that technology. This has led to an emerging trend in library staffing.

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Tags: digital library, library technology, library management, library staffing

How Cloud-Based Library Technology Increases Office Productivity

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Feb 18, 2014

After years of experience in library management, you’ve come to a conclusion: traditional library technology makes for some pretty messy situations. How many times have you: 

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Tags: library management, Library IT, Cloud IT

3 Vital Paradigm Shifts Every Academic Library Must Make To Survive

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Jan 16, 2014

It’s the cold, hard truth: academic libraries no longer hold the importance they once did in the minds of many students and faculties. While they are still essential, it’s the perception of their prominence that’s declined since the advent of the internet.

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Tags: library management, academic libraries, academic library

3 Ways To Create An Academic Library Ivy League Experience In 2014

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Jan 09, 2014

The world of academic library science is shifting. With the advent of the internet, ebooks, online university classes and e-readers, academic libraries serve different functions than they did only a few years ago. In 2014, those changes are even more pronounced – particularly along certain library management trends.

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Tags: library technology, library management, academic library

3.5 Book Conservation Tips For Academic Libraries

Posted by Scannx on Fri, Dec 13, 2013

Even in the age of the digital library, printed books are still key assets for any academic library. As book collections age, librarians are faced with the persistent challenge of book conservation.

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Tags: library management, book conservation, book spine protection

6 Ways Document Capture Analytics Transform Your Library

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Nov 21, 2013

As a librarian, you work with data every day, and you know that some data are more valuable than others – especially when it comes to running your library. You keep track of circulation numbers, late fees and wait lists, but what about data for your digital library technology, like book scanners?

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Tags: book scanners, digital library, document analytics, library technology, library management, document capture analytics, academic library