Library 3.0: Intelligent Libraries and Apomediation - Kwanya, Tom; Stilwell, Christine; Underwood, Peter
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The emerging generation of research and academic library users expect the delivery of user-centered information services. 'Apomediation' refers to the supporting role librarians can give users by stepping in when users need help. Library 3.0 explores the ongoing debates on the "point oh” phenomenon and its impact on service delivery in libraries. This title analyses Library 3.0 and its potential in creating intelligent libraries capable of meeting contemporary needs, and the growing role of librarians as apomediators. Library 3.0 is divided into four chapters. The first chapter introduces and…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The emerging generation of research and academic library users expect the delivery of user-centered information services. 'Apomediation' refers to the supporting role librarians can give users by stepping in when users need help. Library 3.0 explores the ongoing debates on the "point oh” phenomenon and its impact on service delivery in libraries. This title analyses Library 3.0 and its potential in creating intelligent libraries capable of meeting contemporary needs, and the growing role of librarians as apomediators. Library 3.0 is divided into four chapters. The first chapter introduces and places the topic in context. The second chapter considers "point oh” libraries. The third chapter covers library 3.0 librarianship, while the final chapter explores ways libraries can move towards '3.0'.

  • Focuses on social media in research and academic libraries
  • Gives context to the discussion of apomediation in librarianship and information services provision
  • Provides a balance between more traditional and more progressive approaches
  • Produktdetails
  • Chandos Information Professional Series
  • Verlag: Chandos
  • New
  • Seitenzahl: 190
  • Erscheinungstermin: 29. Dezember 2014
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 228mm x 151mm x 12mm
  • Gewicht: 328g
  • ISBN-13: 9781843347187
  • ISBN-10: 1843347180
  • Artikelnr.: 39160249
Autorenporträt
Kwanya, Tom§Tom Kwanya is a Knowledge Management specialist with several years of practical experience. He gained a PhD in Information Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and is currently consulting for the Government of South Sudan on a project seeking to establish the first modern library and public information centre in the post-conflict country. He previously worked as a Knowledge Management Specialist and E-Communications Manager for research institutions in Kenya. He is currently conducting research on the emerging trends, tools and techniques in library, information and knowledge management. Tom's areas of research include social networking and media, innovation in research libraries, knowledge management, and public relations in libraries.
Inhaltsangabe
About the authors 1: Introduction Abstract 1.1. Current issues and emerging trends in academic and research librarianship 1.2. Drivers of and barriers to change in libraries and librarianship 1.3. The modern academic and research library user 1.4. The future of academic and research librarianship 2: 'Point oh' libraries Abstract 2.1. Advances in web technology: webs 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 and 4.0 2.2. 'Point oh' libraries 2.3. Change in libraries: evolution or revolution? 2.4. Reality check: the 'point oh' situation in research and academic libraries 3: Library 3.0 Abstract 3.1. Library 3.0 principles 3.2. Comparing Library 3.0 with the other library service models 3.3. The potential of Library 3.0 for research and academic libraries 4: Library 3.0 librarianship Abstract 4.1. Core competencies of 'Librarian 3.0' 4.2. Core competencies of users in Library 3.0 4.3. Apomediation in the Library 3.0 context 4.4. Research and academic librarians as apomediaries 5: Becoming 3.0 Abstract 5.1. Library 3.0 in reality 5.2. Library 3.0 tools and resources 5.3. Realising Library 3.0: the roles of users, librarians, professional associations and professional education Index