Googlization of Libraries
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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Why the Internet Is No Substitute for a Library
3 Who Holds the Keys to the Web for Libraries?
How Google Is Changing the Individual and the Information Profession
5 Studying Journal Coverage in Google Scholar
A Conversation with Anurag Acharya
7 Attitudes of OhioLINK Librarians Toward Google Scholar
9 Google Book Search Libraries and Their Digital Copies
Supplementing Google Book Search to Make It More Useful for Scholarship
11 The Million Book Project in Relation to Google
12 Using Metadata to Discover the Buried Treasure in Google Book Search
13 Google Video Just Another Video Sharing Site?
14 Googles Bid to Build Cooperation and Partnerships Through Librarian Central and Google for Educators
8 Using Google Scholar at the Reference Desk