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Technology planning [electronic resource] : preparing and updating a library technology plan / Joseph R. Matthews.

By: Matthews, Joseph R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 141 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780313085666 (electronic bk.); 0313085668 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Libraries -- Automation -- Planning | Libraries -- Information technology -- Planning | Library planning | Library Science | Biblioth�eques -- Automatisation -- Planification | Biblioth�eques -- Technologie de l'information -- Planification | Biblioth�eques -- Planification | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General | Bibliotheekautomatisering | Informatietechnologie | PlanvormingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Technology planning.DDC classification: 025/.00285 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Purpose and Need for a Technology Plan; Chapter 2: Description of the Library; Chapter 3: Challenges Facing the Library; Chapter 4: Emerging Technologies; Chapter 5: Current Technology Environment; Chapter 6: Assessment of the Current Technology Environment; Chapter 7: Evaluation of a Library's Web Site; Chapter 8: Recommendations; Chapter 9: Updating the Plan; Appendix A: Forms; Appendix B: Analysis of Library Information System Options; Index;
Summary: Organized around the structure of a technology plan, this book explains each subject area and how each part of the plan is related. Individual chapters cover: The Purpose and Need for a Technology Plan, The Description of the Library, Challenges Facing the Library, Emerging Technologies, Current Technology Environment, Assessment of the Current Environment, Evaluation of the Library's Web Site, Recommendations, and Evaluation of the Plan.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Organized around the structure of a technology plan, this book explains each subject area and how each part of the plan is related. Individual chapters cover: The Purpose and Need for a Technology Plan, The Description of the Library, Challenges Facing the Library, Emerging Technologies, Current Technology Environment, Assessment of the Current Environment, Evaluation of the Library's Web Site, Recommendations, and Evaluation of the Plan.

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Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Purpose and Need for a Technology Plan; Chapter 2: Description of the Library; Chapter 3: Challenges Facing the Library; Chapter 4: Emerging Technologies; Chapter 5: Current Technology Environment; Chapter 6: Assessment of the Current Technology Environment; Chapter 7: Evaluation of a Library's Web Site; Chapter 8: Recommendations; Chapter 9: Updating the Plan; Appendix A: Forms; Appendix B: Analysis of Library Information System Options; Index;

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