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Public libraries and the Internet [electronic resource] : roles, perspectives, and implications / John Carlo Bertot, Paul T. Jaeger, and Charles R. McClure, editors.

Contributor(s): Bertot, John Carlo | Jaeger, Paul T, 1974- | McClure, Charles R.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, c2011Description: 1 online resource (viii, 295 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781591587774 (ebook); 1591587778 (ebook).Subject(s): Libraries and the Internet -- United States | Internet access for library users -- United States | Public libraries -- Information technology -- United States | Information technology | Internet access for library users | Libraries and the Internet | Public libraries | United States | Library Science | COMPUTERS -- Online Services | COMPUTERS -- System Administration -- Storage & RetrievalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public libraries and the Internet.DDC classification: 025.042 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Evolving relationships between information technology and public libraries / Paul T. Jaeger, John Carlo Bertot, and Kenneth R. Fleischmann -- Public libraries and the Internet : a retrospective, challenges, and issues moving forward / John Carlo Bertot -- Public libraries and e-government / Paul T. Jaeger and John Carlo Bertot -- Public library 2.0 : new technologies, roles, and challenges for public libraries / Lorri Mon -- Public library roles in hurricane preparedness and response / Charles R. McClure ... [et al.] -- The public library in the life of the Internet : how the core values of librarianship can shape human-centered computing / Kenneth R. Fleischmann -- Assessing Florida public library broadband for e-government and emergency/disaster management services / Lauren H. Mandel, Charles R. McClure, and Bradley Wade Bishop -- Providing services for the underserved in public libraries through an understanding of information poverty and access / Kim M. Thompson -- Serving older adult health information seekers in the Internet age : the role of public libraries / Bo Xie ... [et al.] -- Plugging into youth : youth library services in the digital age/era / Erin V. Helmrich and Erin Downey Howerton -- Persons with disabilities and physical and virtual public library settings / Jonathan Lazar, Paul T. Jaeger, and John Carlo Bertot -- Public library funding : an overview and discussion / Denise M. Davis -- The role of state library agencies in public library Internet development / Robert Bocher -- Public libraries and the Internet : a view from the trenches / Larra M. Clark -- Shaping the debate : the present and future impacts of policy on the Internet and library services / Paul T. Jaeger and John Carlo Bertot -- The ever changing impacts of Internet access on libraries and their communities / Charles R. McClure, John Carlo Bertot, and Paul T. Jaeger.
Summary: The impact of the Internet and related technologies extends to library patrons, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. It affects public library funding, community expectations, and social perceptions about the roles of public libraries. How have libraries adapted so far? What does the future hold?
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Evolving relationships between information technology and public libraries / Paul T. Jaeger, John Carlo Bertot, and Kenneth R. Fleischmann -- Public libraries and the Internet : a retrospective, challenges, and issues moving forward / John Carlo Bertot -- Public libraries and e-government / Paul T. Jaeger and John Carlo Bertot -- Public library 2.0 : new technologies, roles, and challenges for public libraries / Lorri Mon -- Public library roles in hurricane preparedness and response / Charles R. McClure ... [et al.] -- The public library in the life of the Internet : how the core values of librarianship can shape human-centered computing / Kenneth R. Fleischmann -- Assessing Florida public library broadband for e-government and emergency/disaster management services / Lauren H. Mandel, Charles R. McClure, and Bradley Wade Bishop -- Providing services for the underserved in public libraries through an understanding of information poverty and access / Kim M. Thompson -- Serving older adult health information seekers in the Internet age : the role of public libraries / Bo Xie ... [et al.] -- Plugging into youth : youth library services in the digital age/era / Erin V. Helmrich and Erin Downey Howerton -- Persons with disabilities and physical and virtual public library settings / Jonathan Lazar, Paul T. Jaeger, and John Carlo Bertot -- Public library funding : an overview and discussion / Denise M. Davis -- The role of state library agencies in public library Internet development / Robert Bocher -- Public libraries and the Internet : a view from the trenches / Larra M. Clark -- Shaping the debate : the present and future impacts of policy on the Internet and library services / Paul T. Jaeger and John Carlo Bertot -- The ever changing impacts of Internet access on libraries and their communities / Charles R. McClure, John Carlo Bertot, and Paul T. Jaeger.

The impact of the Internet and related technologies extends to library patrons, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. It affects public library funding, community expectations, and social perceptions about the roles of public libraries. How have libraries adapted so far? What does the future hold?

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