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Net effects [electronic resource] : how librarians can manage the unintended consequences of the Internet / edited by Marylaine Block.

Contributor(s): Block, Marylaine, 1943-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 380 p.).ISBN: 1573879983 (electronic bk.); 9781573879989 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Libraries and the Internet | COMPUTERS -- Online Services | COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- Storage & Retrieval | Electronic books | Internet | Bibliotheken | Organisatieverandering | EindgebruikersGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Net effects.DDC classification: 025.04 Other classification: 06.64 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Regaining Control over Selection -- Solution: Create Our Own Web Indexes, with Selection Policies for Inclusion. To Link or Not to Link / Joyce M. Lathan ; Selection Criteria: lii.org -- Solution: Create Our Own Databases. JSTOR and Electronic Archiving / Ron Chepesiuk -- Solution: Choose Your Journal Titles and Let Vendors Bid for Your Package. California State U. Adopts New Model to Pay for Journals / Lawrence Biemiller -- Solution: Create Your Own Web Search Engine. Creating a Yahoo! with Values / Karen G. Schneider --
Rescuing the Book -- Solution: Easier Access by User-Friendly Cataloging. The Convenience Catastrophe / Roy Tennant -- Solution: Easier Physical Access to All Nearby Library Collections. The Best Little Library System in the World / Marylaine Block -- Solution: One City, One Book. "If All Seattle Read the Same Book" / Nancy Pearl -- Solution: Creating Readers Through Outreach and ESL. The New Americans Program / Fred J. Gitner -- Solution: Creating Readers Through Outreach to Boys and Men. You Go, Guys! / Shannon Maughan -- Reading Is "In" / Janet L. Balas -- Solution: Partnerships. Making Bookstores Your Partners / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Blogs and Personalized Services by E-Mail. The MatchBook Program --
Making Them Adapt to Us: Training Our Users -- Solution: Teach Them While They're Asking for Information -- Reference as a Teachable Moment / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Raise the Stakes. Make Them Care Whether the Information is Right. It's Not Just for Term Papers / Sarah Kaip -- Teaching Kids Indirectly / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Co-Opt Them: Let Them Teach Each Other. University Goes Back to Basics to Reach Minority Studies / Elaina Norlin -- Working with, Not Against, Web-Savvy Users / Peter Jcso -- Solution: Go Where They Are. Mobilize Your Instruction Program with Wireless Technology / Molly Susan Mathias and Steven Heser --
The Shifted Librarian: Adapting to the Changing Expectations of Our Wired (and Wireless) Users -- What IS a Shifted Librarian? / Jenny Levine -- Solution: Use Your Web Site to Attract New Users. Catching (and Keeping) E-Patrons / Jeanne Holba Puacz -- Solution: Weblogs. Blogging Your Life Away / Darlene Fichter -- Solution: Use Their Tools of Choice: Chat. Our Experiment in Online Real-Time Reference / Kelly Broughton -- Solution: Use Their Tools of Choice: PDAs. Information @ Your Fingertips / Ken Varnum -- Solution: Personalized Services Through Your Web Site. News Brief: brarydog.net Launches Web Portal for Students --
Access Issues -- Solution: Accommodating Disabilities on Our Workstations and Web Pages. Providing Equitable Access: From Ergonomics to HTML / Cheryl H. Kirkpatrick and Catherine Buck Morgan -- Solution: Provide a Helping Hand Across the Digital Divide for Young Adults. Wiring Teens to the Library / Michele Gorman -- Solution: Help Seniors Cross the Digital Divide. Surf's Up for Seniors! / Jeanne Holba Puacz -- Solution: Partnerships That Support Public Access Computing --
The Techno-Economic Imperative -- Solution: Build Your Own Systems. Can You Build It? Yes You Can! / Janet L. Balas -- Solution: Open Source Systems and Applications. Linux in Your Library? / Eric Sisler -- Solution: Support and Contribute to the Free Online Scholarship Movement. Where Does the Free Online Scholarship Movement Stand Today? / Peter Suber -- 'Superarchives' Could Hold All Scholarly Output / Jeffrey R. Young -- Solution: For the High Cost of Systems Technicians: Grow Your Own. A Course in Accidental Systems Librarianship / Rachel Singer Gordon --
Running to Stay in Place: Continuous Retraining -- Stop the World, I Want to Catch Up! / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Individual Professional Learning. To Keep Up, Go Beyond / Steven J. Bell -- Solution: An Adequate Dedicated Library Training Budget. The 1.6% Solution / James B. Casey -- Solution: Systematic Ongoing In-Service Training. The Learning Systems Approach to Staff Development and Training at Multnomah County Library / Janet Kinney --
Up to Our Ears in Lawyers: Legal Issues Posed by the Net -- Solution: Gather Information. Managing Internet Access / Leigh S. Estabrook and Edward Lakner -- Solution: Try to Change the Law. Why We Oppose UCITA / Americans for Fair Electronic Commerce Transactions (AFFECT) -- DMCA Revision to Get New Push / Andrew Albanese -- Solution: Understand What the Laws Require of You. Filters and the Public Library / Mary Minow -- Solution: Policies That Deal with Problems AND Honor Library Values. Laying Down the Law: Crafting Acceptable Use Policy / Rob Reilly -- Guide to Multnomah County Library's Policies Regarding Internet Use -- Solution: Be Prepared. What to Do Before, During, and After a "Knock at the Door" / Lynne E. Bradley and Claudette W. Tennant --
Disappearing Data -- Solution: Link-Checking. On the Link Checking Policy of the Librarians' Index to the Internet / Karen G. Schneider -- Solution: Have a Technological Disaster Plan. Coping with Disasters / Roy Tennant -- Solution: Advise Legislators on the Impact Proposed Laws Will Have. Statement of Julia F. Wallace before the Joint Committee on Printing, on "Federal Government Printing and Public Access to Government Documents" -- Solution: Standards for Preservation of Digital Information. Time Is Not On Our Side / Roy Tennant --
How to Avoid Getting Blind-Sided -- Solution: Scanning Present Indicators to Foresee Future Needs and Dangers. Introduction to the LIbrary Foresight System / John Guscott -- Solution: Dream Big. The Defect in Realism / Marylaine Block.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-355) and index.

Regaining Control over Selection -- Solution: Create Our Own Web Indexes, with Selection Policies for Inclusion. To Link or Not to Link / Joyce M. Lathan ; Selection Criteria: lii.org -- Solution: Create Our Own Databases. JSTOR and Electronic Archiving / Ron Chepesiuk -- Solution: Choose Your Journal Titles and Let Vendors Bid for Your Package. California State U. Adopts New Model to Pay for Journals / Lawrence Biemiller -- Solution: Create Your Own Web Search Engine. Creating a Yahoo! with Values / Karen G. Schneider --

Rescuing the Book -- Solution: Easier Access by User-Friendly Cataloging. The Convenience Catastrophe / Roy Tennant -- Solution: Easier Physical Access to All Nearby Library Collections. The Best Little Library System in the World / Marylaine Block -- Solution: One City, One Book. "If All Seattle Read the Same Book" / Nancy Pearl -- Solution: Creating Readers Through Outreach and ESL. The New Americans Program / Fred J. Gitner -- Solution: Creating Readers Through Outreach to Boys and Men. You Go, Guys! / Shannon Maughan -- Reading Is "In" / Janet L. Balas -- Solution: Partnerships. Making Bookstores Your Partners / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Blogs and Personalized Services by E-Mail. The MatchBook Program --

Making Them Adapt to Us: Training Our Users -- Solution: Teach Them While They're Asking for Information -- Reference as a Teachable Moment / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Raise the Stakes. Make Them Care Whether the Information is Right. It's Not Just for Term Papers / Sarah Kaip -- Teaching Kids Indirectly / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Co-Opt Them: Let Them Teach Each Other. University Goes Back to Basics to Reach Minority Studies / Elaina Norlin -- Working with, Not Against, Web-Savvy Users / Peter Jcso -- Solution: Go Where They Are. Mobilize Your Instruction Program with Wireless Technology / Molly Susan Mathias and Steven Heser --

The Shifted Librarian: Adapting to the Changing Expectations of Our Wired (and Wireless) Users -- What IS a Shifted Librarian? / Jenny Levine -- Solution: Use Your Web Site to Attract New Users. Catching (and Keeping) E-Patrons / Jeanne Holba Puacz -- Solution: Weblogs. Blogging Your Life Away / Darlene Fichter -- Solution: Use Their Tools of Choice: Chat. Our Experiment in Online Real-Time Reference / Kelly Broughton -- Solution: Use Their Tools of Choice: PDAs. Information @ Your Fingertips / Ken Varnum -- Solution: Personalized Services Through Your Web Site. News Brief: brarydog.net Launches Web Portal for Students --

Access Issues -- Solution: Accommodating Disabilities on Our Workstations and Web Pages. Providing Equitable Access: From Ergonomics to HTML / Cheryl H. Kirkpatrick and Catherine Buck Morgan -- Solution: Provide a Helping Hand Across the Digital Divide for Young Adults. Wiring Teens to the Library / Michele Gorman -- Solution: Help Seniors Cross the Digital Divide. Surf's Up for Seniors! / Jeanne Holba Puacz -- Solution: Partnerships That Support Public Access Computing --

The Techno-Economic Imperative -- Solution: Build Your Own Systems. Can You Build It? Yes You Can! / Janet L. Balas -- Solution: Open Source Systems and Applications. Linux in Your Library? / Eric Sisler -- Solution: Support and Contribute to the Free Online Scholarship Movement. Where Does the Free Online Scholarship Movement Stand Today? / Peter Suber -- 'Superarchives' Could Hold All Scholarly Output / Jeffrey R. Young -- Solution: For the High Cost of Systems Technicians: Grow Your Own. A Course in Accidental Systems Librarianship / Rachel Singer Gordon --

Running to Stay in Place: Continuous Retraining -- Stop the World, I Want to Catch Up! / Marylaine Block -- Solution: Individual Professional Learning. To Keep Up, Go Beyond / Steven J. Bell -- Solution: An Adequate Dedicated Library Training Budget. The 1.6% Solution / James B. Casey -- Solution: Systematic Ongoing In-Service Training. The Learning Systems Approach to Staff Development and Training at Multnomah County Library / Janet Kinney --

Up to Our Ears in Lawyers: Legal Issues Posed by the Net -- Solution: Gather Information. Managing Internet Access / Leigh S. Estabrook and Edward Lakner -- Solution: Try to Change the Law. Why We Oppose UCITA / Americans for Fair Electronic Commerce Transactions (AFFECT) -- DMCA Revision to Get New Push / Andrew Albanese -- Solution: Understand What the Laws Require of You. Filters and the Public Library / Mary Minow -- Solution: Policies That Deal with Problems AND Honor Library Values. Laying Down the Law: Crafting Acceptable Use Policy / Rob Reilly -- Guide to Multnomah County Library's Policies Regarding Internet Use -- Solution: Be Prepared. What to Do Before, During, and After a "Knock at the Door" / Lynne E. Bradley and Claudette W. Tennant --

Disappearing Data -- Solution: Link-Checking. On the Link Checking Policy of the Librarians' Index to the Internet / Karen G. Schneider -- Solution: Have a Technological Disaster Plan. Coping with Disasters / Roy Tennant -- Solution: Advise Legislators on the Impact Proposed Laws Will Have. Statement of Julia F. Wallace before the Joint Committee on Printing, on "Federal Government Printing and Public Access to Government Documents" -- Solution: Standards for Preservation of Digital Information. Time Is Not On Our Side / Roy Tennant --

How to Avoid Getting Blind-Sided -- Solution: Scanning Present Indicators to Foresee Future Needs and Dangers. Introduction to the LIbrary Foresight System / John Guscott -- Solution: Dream Big. The Defect in Realism / Marylaine Block.

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