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Public libraries and the Internet

roles, perspectives, and implications

by John Carlo Bertot

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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Carlo Bertot, Paul T. Jaeger, and Charles R. McClure, editors
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ674.75.I58 P84 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524425M
ISBN 109781591587767, 9781591587774
LC Control Number2010032376

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Public libraries and the Internet by John Carlo Bertot Download PDF EPUB FB2

Public Libraries and the Internet: Roles, Perspectives, and Implications explores the impact of the Internet and the expansion of the networked environment on U.S.

public libraries through more than a dozen essays written by leading scholars and administrators. Notwithstanding the far-reaching changes wrought by the Internet, this is the first attempt to provide a comprehensive exploration of the subject Cited by: Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to books, movies & music, as well as billion archived web pages.

Books contributed by the Boston Public Library. Established in by an act of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts, the Boston Public Library (BPL) was. This book is a timely and detailed exploration of the impact and issues of the Internet in public libraries and their implications for society, policy, and professional practice.

The impact of the Internet and related technologies extends to library patrons, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. Libraries were long ago the realm of the elites, now public libraries and the internet make books, music, art, research papers, and data widely accessible ("Spreading Enlightenment" by Luis Herrera, p.

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Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Overessays, research papers, and term papers available at Most libraries have partnerships with one or more digital-lending services, meaning you can borrow, well, a library's worth of reading material, all from the comfort of your PC, phone or tablet.

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A number of librarians have taken to hosting Zoom chats. In a new survey of Americans’ attitudes and expectations for public libraries, the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that many library patrons are eager to see libraries’ digital services expand, yet also feel that print books remain important in the digital age.

On Ma the Internet Archive announced it was creating a "National Emergency Library" by suspending wait lists for the million books in its digital lending library. The organization says. Borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from your library using your phone or tablet.

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These formats have been specially designed to be cross-platform compatible with all PCs, Laptops, PDAs, Kindle DX, Kindle 3 iPad/iPods, eReaders, or Smartphones. People also go to libraries to use tech resources. In this survey, 29% of library-using Americans 16 and older said they had gone to libraries to use computers, the internet, or a public Wi-Fi network.

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