Monday, December 27, 2010

Library Hi Tech

Library Hi Tech published a special issue on "Best Young Professionals 2", and the following papers appeared in this issue.

Artificially intelligent conversational agents in libraries,

Alleviating physical space constraints using virtual space?: A study from an urban academic library,

Utilizing geographic information systems (GIS) in library research,

Information literacy barriers: language use and social structure,

Making web content accessible for the deaf via sign language,

Overcoming the information gap: Measuring the accessibility of library databases to adaptive technology users,

Preserving authenticity in the digital age,

Making the case for the leadership role of school librarians in technology integration,

A Six Sigma-based method to renovate information services: Focusing on information acquisition process,

OCLC's WorldCat Local versus III's WebPAC: Which interface is better at supporting common user tasks?

Evaluating and comparing discovery tools: how close are we towards next generation catalogue?

Archiving in the networked world: LOCKSS and national hosting.