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The Academic Library and the Net Gen Student: Making the Connections

3.37 of 5 stars 3.37  ·  rating details  ·  19 ratings  ·  8 reviews
As students embrace new Web 2.0 technologies like MySpace, YouTube, and RSS feeds, libraries also need to take charge. Based on actual work-practice studies of students and faculty - original research conducted at the University of Rochester - this visionary guide maps potentially vibrant futures for academic libraries.Academic librarians in public services, technology and ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published January 1st 2009 by American Library Association (first published August 15th 2007)
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Mar 12, 2008 Angel rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: academic librarians who do not follow the blogosphere
Shelves: library_science
I was not impressed with this book. A lot of it is stuff that any librarian who at least reads a few of the many blogs written by librarians on topics of Library 2.0 ought to know by now. The initial chapter on the NetGens is basically a compendium of generalizations. For instance, the part about Gen-X'ers being pessimistic as a general rule, which I am sure a few of them would be happy to disprove. Though drawing on work done at U. of Rochester, some of the material can be questioned on the bas ...more
Interesting study of SUNY library's attempts to market to the new generation of students. Some good ides that can be applied at other academic libraries
I'm using this for a session I'm doing with one of the faculty members on "accidental plagiarism." The idea: if students can better keep track of things, then perhaps they won't make sloppy mistakes when they're cutting and pasting?
I thought this book would be more cutting edge and maybe it was for 2007. Still there are some great ideas, especially those just entering the library 2.0 scene.
Pretty good introduction to the role of technology in academic libraries...Unfortunately, it's already a little dated.
This was a good book for me to read because the author defined and explained library techno jargon for me.
Great book that introduces social bookmarking ( other technology
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It's really more of a very long paper than a very short book.
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