Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 2

Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 2

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Following the pattern of the first volume, the second volume of Libraries in the early 21st century: An international perspective extends the range of countries covered. Each chapter covers a different country and describes the modern history, development of libraries and library technology. The careful selection of countries achieves good representation of professional library work on all continents. This two-volume work represents an excellent contribution to international librarianship and allows comparative studies both at graduate and professional level.It launched a pilot program in Canada and the United States in 2008 to bring WorldCat in to the mobile mainstream. ... The most popular mobile devices used to access were Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, accounting for ... Bolt, is supported.10 People can now use their mobile phones to access WorldCat Local, where 4G wireless downloads are ... Wired networks are now 416, 000 times faster.11 OCLC developed the QuestionPoint virtual reference service with theanbsp;...

Title:Libraries in the early 21st century, volume 2
Author:Ravindra N. Sharma, IFLA Headquarters
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2012-07-30


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