Googlization of Libraries

Forsideomslag
William Miller, Rita Pellen
Routledge, 16. jul. 2014 - 202 sider

This book includes a variety of articles which look critically and judiciously at Google and its products, with a focus on Google Scholar and Google Book Search. It also examines their usefulness in a public service context. Its ultimate aim is to assess the use of Google as a major information resource. Its subject matter deals with online megasearch engines and their influence on reference librarianship, the impact of Google on information seeking, librarianship and the development of book digitization projects in which Google Book Search plays its part.

This book will be of interest to librarians across all educational sectors, library science scholars and publishers.

This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Library Administration.

 

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Indhold

Living with Google
1
A Holistic and Rhetorical Approach to Teaching Google Scholar
5
Why the Internet Is No Substitute for a Library
29
3 Who Holds the Keys to the Web for Libraries?
54
How Google Is Changing the Individual and the Information Profession
66
5 Studying Journal Coverage in Google Scholar
75
A Conversation with Anurag Acharya
94
7 Attitudes of OhioLINK Librarians Toward Google Scholar
97
9 Google Book Search Libraries and Their Digital Copies
120
Supplementing Google Book Search to Make It More Useful for Scholarship
136
11 The Million Book Project in Relation to Google
146
12 Using Metadata to Discover the Buried Treasure in Google Book Search
159
13 Google Video Just Another Video Sharing Site?
168
14 Googles Bid to Build Cooperation and Partnerships Through Librarian Central and Google for Educators
175
Index
189
Copyright

8 Using Google Scholar at the Reference Desk
110

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Om forfatteren (2014)

William Miller, PHD, MLS, is Dean of University Libraries at Florida Atlantic University. He formerly served as Head of Reference at Michigan State University, and as Associate Dean of Libraries at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. Presently, he teaches courses in English Literature and Library Science.

Rita Pellen is the Associate Director of Libraries at Florida Atlantic University. Previously, she was Assistant Director of Public Services and Head of the Reference Department.

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