Cloud-Based Services for Your Library: A LITA Guide

Cloud-Based Services for Your Library: A LITA Guide

by Erik T. Mitchell

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Overview

By exploring specific examples of cloud computing and virtualization, this book allows libraries considering cloud computing to start their exploration of these systems with a more informed perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555708788
Publisher: American Library Association
Publication date: 01/04/2013
Series: LITA Guides
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Erik T. Mitchell is an assistant professor at the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. In addition to studying information technology adoption and use in libraries, he examines metadata issues and professional development in library and information science. Before joining the University of Maryland, he served as the assistant director for Technology Services in the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University, where he worked for 12 years. During this time he coordinated the development, implementation, and management of a variety of library systems and most recently was responsible for the migration of the Reynolds Library IT services to cloud-based platforms. He is a columnist for the Journal of Web Librarianship and has published and presented on library IT, metadata use, and pedagogical approaches.

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