Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Librarianship

Author: Ekoja, Innocent Isa

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799890966

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 430

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A fundamental dynamism of the library is its continuous adoption of trending technologies and innovations for enhanced service delivery. To meet the needs of library users in the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an era characterized by digital revolution, knowledge economy, globalization, and information explosion, libraries have embraced innovations and novel technologies such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, social mediation tools, and the internet of things (IoT). The Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Librarianship documents current research findings and theoretical studies focused on innovations and technologies used in contemporary libraries. This book provides relevant models, theoretical frameworks, the latest empirical research findings, and sound theoretical research regarding the use of novel technologies in libraries. Covering topics such as digital competitive advantage, smart governance, and social media, this book is an excellent resource for librarians, archivists, library associations and committees, researchers, academicians, students, faculty of higher education, computer scientists, programmers, and professionals.
Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science

Author: Kaushik, Anna

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522598275

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 434

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With the perpetual advancements of technology, library and information science professionals are tasked with understanding these technologies and providing accurate and comprehensive information to other potential users. These professionals must develop best practices for understanding these technologies in order to best serve other users. The Handbook of Research on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Library and Information Science is a critical research book that examines advancing technologies and new innovations and their influences on library and information sciences for improved best practices. Featuring an array of topics such as digital libraries, distance education, and information literacy, this publication is essential for librarians, knowledge managers, information retrieval specialists, library and information science professionals, information scientists, researchers, web librarians, academicians, educators, IT specialists, and managers.
Handbook of Research on Academic Libraries as Partners in Data Science Ecosystems

Author: Mani, Nandita S.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799897040

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 415

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Beyond providing space for data science activities, academic libraries are often overlooked in the data science landscape that is emerging at academic research institutions. Although some academic libraries are collaborating in specific ways in a small subset of institutions, there is much untapped potential for developing partnerships. As library and information science roles continue to evolve to be more data-centric and interdisciplinary, and as research using a variety of data types continues to proliferate, it is imperative to further explore the dynamics between libraries and the data science ecosystems in which they are a part. The Handbook of Research on Academic Libraries as Partners in Data Science Ecosystems provides a global perspective on current and future trends concerning the integration of data science in libraries. It provides both a foundational base of knowledge around data science and explores numerous ways academicians can reskill their staff, engage in the research enterprise, contribute to curriculum development, and help build a stronger ecosystem where libraries are part of data science. Covering topics such as data science initiatives, digital humanities, and student engagement, this book is an indispensable resource for librarians, information professionals, academic institutions, researchers, academic libraries, and academicians.
Handbook of Research on Technological Advances of Library and Information Science in Industry 5.0

Author: Holland, Barbara Jane

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668447567

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 584

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Industry 5.0 is advancing the collaboration between humans and machines and is finding value through connected virtual and human experiences. This technological revolution benefits numerous fields; however, the library and information science industry in particular can evolve and expand by embracing Industry 5.0. The Handbook of Research on Technological Advances of Library and Information Science in Industry 5.0 considers the current research and future trends of technological advances in library and information science related to Industry 5.0. Covering key topics such as robotics, smart libraries, augmented reality, digital libraries, and artificial intelligence, this major reference work is ideal for librarians, industry professionals, researchers, scholars, practitioners, academicians, instructors, and students.
Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science

Author: Holland, Barbara Jane

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799872597

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 574

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Due to changes in the learning and research environment, changes in the behavior of library users, and unique global disruptions such as the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries have had to adapt and evolve to remain up-to-date and responsive to their users. Thus, libraries are adding new, digital resources and services while maintaining most of the old, traditional resources and services. New areas of research and inquiry in the field of library and information science explore the applications of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and other technologies to better serve and expand the library community. The Handbook of Research on Knowledge and Organization Systems in Library and Information Science examines new technologies and systems and their application and adoption within libraries. This handbook provides a global perspective on current and future trends concerning library and information science. Covering topics such as machine learning, library management, ICTs, blockchain technology, social media, and augmented reality, this book is essential for librarians, library directors, library technicians, media specialists, data specialists, catalogers, information resource officers, administrators, IT consultants and specialists, academicians, and students.
Cases on Establishing Effective Collaborations in Academic Libraries

Author: Piorun, Mary E.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668425176

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 381

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The forming and nurturing of new partnerships and collaborations is a critical component of librarianship. Academic libraries have a long history of collaboration within the library, across their institutions, and in their local communities. However, forming new partnerships can be time-consuming, and at times frustrating, leaving important opportunities, connections, and projects unrealized. Cases on Establishing Effective Collaborations in Academic Libraries presents case studies on effective collaborations in a variety of settings with different objectives, staffing levels, and budgets that have proven to be successful in creating and maintaining strong and productive partnerships. It identifies and shares the role of the academic library in developing effective partnerships and collaborations within academia and the broader community. Covering topics such as controlled digital lending, research computing, and college readiness enhancement, this premier reference source is a vital resource for librarians and libraries, consortiums, university administrators, students and educators of higher education, community leaders, researchers, and academicians.
Global Perspectives on Sustainable Library Practices

Author: Okojie, Victoria

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668459652

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 395

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Libraries as social and service-based institutions are constantly seeking innovative and effective ways to meet the needs of their users and maintain relevance amidst alternative information sources. They are constantly adjusting to meet the needs of users, contribute to the personal development of users, and alight with national development. All of these have placed a burden on libraries to engage in sustainable practices both to increase their capacity to drive current developmental endeavors and to sustain future relevance. Global Perspectives on Sustainable Library Practices provides a rich and robust knowledge resource that brings together diverse sustainable library practices that will revamp library operations towards optimally meeting the current objectives of libraries as a developmental institution as well as sustaining value for future operations and service transactions. Covering topics such as access efficacy, green space development, and library service delivery, this premier reference source is an essential resource for librarians, library administrators, educators and administration of both K-12 and higher education, students of library sciences, pre-service teachers, researchers, and academicians.
Innovative Technologies for Enhancing Knowledge Access in Academic Libraries

Author: Masenya, Tlou Maggie

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781668433669

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 337

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An increasing number of academic libraries worldwide are adopting innovative technologies in creating, organizing, storing, managing, disseminating, preserving, and enhancing access to their vital knowledge in order to adapt to the changing library environment and to stay relevant in the digital world. This transition necessitates a need for best practices and reimagined strategies of implementing innovative technologies to ensure sustainable knowledge access and increase knowledge sharing. Innovative Technologies for Enhancing Knowledge Access in Academic Libraries aims to provide best practices, innovative strategies, theoretical frameworks, conceptual frameworks, and empirical research findings regarding the application of emerging and innovative technologies in managing, preserving, and enhancing knowledge access in academic libraries worldwide. Covering a range of topics such as artificial intelligence, knowledge organization, records management, and library services, this reference work is ideal for librarians, researchers, scholars, practitioners, academicians, instructors, and students.
Emerging Trends and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries

Author: Holland, Barbara

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799847434

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 253

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Over the years, new IT approaches have manifested, including digital transformation, cloud computing, and the internet of things (IoT). They have had a profound impact on the population, including libraries. Many organizations can save on their IT budget by adopting these new approaches because they provide technology in easier ways, often at lower costs and to the benefit of users. Emerging Trends and Impacts of the Internet of Things in Libraries is a critical research publication that explores advancing technologies, specifically the internet of things, and their applications within library settings. Moreover, the book will provide insights and explore case studies on smart libraries. Featuring a wide range of topics such as smart technology, automation, and robotics, this book is ideal for librarians, professionals, academicians, computer scientists, researchers, and students working in the fields of library science, information and communication sciences, and information technology.
Applied Guide for Event Study Research in Supply Chain Management

Author: Wood, Lincoln C.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799889717

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 261

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While researchers have commonly used event studies in other research areas, the use in supply chain management research is limited—but growing. However, there remain several important research design considerations that must be accounted for over the process of planning, executing, and writing event studies. Because of this, many issues and sources of uncertainty emerge among students and early researchers. There is a need for a comprehensive guide to these common issues and how to address them, delving into the nuances and steps to take. Applied Guide for Event Study Research in Supply Chain Management supports graduate students and researchers to understand how to develop, execute, and publish event studies, specifically in the area of supply chain management, with valuable support for wider management studies. This book anticipates many reviewer and editorial concerns and questions and explores how to design a study that addresses issues before they arise, or how to tackle the issue during the review process. Covering topics such as alternative study designs, event study methods, and interpreting research results, this premier reference source is an indispensable resource for students and faculty of higher education, business executives and managers, librarians, government officials, researchers, and academicians.
Education Reform in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Author: Ariyo, Oluwunmi

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799889946

Category: Education

Page: 255

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The COVID-19 pandemic caused institutions to rethink traditional practices and consider new ways of learning and approaching students, faculty, and staff. Though not always embraced in the past, colleges and universities turned to online education in order to keep students enrolled as the health of students had to be prioritized. For institutions that may not have had health services on campus, such as community colleges, these needs called for more planning and options for referral of services. Education Reform in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic educates individuals regarding the impact of COVID-19 on higher education institutions internally and externally and considers the lessons learned as well as what could be next. The book also presents solutions to the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic wrought on universities and colleges and looks toward using those solutions for future applications. Covering a range of topics such as student engagement, enrollment, and virtual spaces, it is an ideal resource for administrators, educators, mental health professionals, faculty, universities, and students.
Global Perspectives on Information Security Regulations: Compliance, Controls, and Assurance

Author: Francia III, Guillermo A.

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799883920

Category: Computers

Page: 309

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Recent decades have seen a proliferation of cybersecurity guidance in the form of government regulations and standards with which organizations must comply. As society becomes more heavily dependent on cyberspace, increasing levels of security measures will need to be established and maintained to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information. Global Perspectives on Information Security Regulations: Compliance, Controls, and Assurance summarizes current cybersecurity guidance and provides a compendium of innovative and state-of-the-art compliance and assurance practices and tools. It provides a synopsis of current cybersecurity guidance that organizations should consider so that management and their auditors can regularly evaluate their extent of compliance. Covering topics such as cybersecurity laws, deepfakes, and information protection, this premier reference source is an excellent resource for cybersecurity consultants and professionals, IT specialists, business leaders and managers, government officials, faculty and administration of both K-12 and higher education, libraries, students and educators of higher education, researchers, and academicians.