Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

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It is absolutely essential that todaya€™s law librarians are digitally literate in addition to possessing an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library field. Law Libraries in the Digital Age offers a one-stop, comprehensive guide to achieving both of those goals. This go-to resource covers the most cutting-edge developments that face todaya€™s modern law libraries, including e-Books, mobile device management, Web scale discovery, cloud computing, social software, and much more. These critical issues and concepts are approached from the perspective of tech-savvy library leaders who each discuss how forward-thinking libraries are tackling such traditional library practices as reference, collection development, technical services, and administration in this new a€œdigital age.a€ Each chapter explores the key concepts and issues that are currently being discussed at major law library conferences and events today and looks ahead to whata€™s on the horizon for law libraries in the future. Chapters have been written by the fielda€™s top innovators from all areas of legal librarianship, including academic, government, and private law libraries, who have strived to provide inspiration and guidance to tomorrowa€™s law library leaders.... years with the introduction and mainstream adoption of e-book readers and tablet devices such as the Amazon Kindle ... iPad devices were in use at 88 percent of respondenta#39;s law firms and Android tablets at 26 percent.2 This new e- bookanbsp;...

Title:Law Librarianship in the Digital Age
Author:Ellyssa Kroski
Publisher:Scarecrow Press - 2013-11-14


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