Library Hi Tech: Volume 35 Issue 3


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Evolving skills for emerging technologies: a collaborative approach

Jennifer Brown, James Thomas Crocamo, Amanda Bielskas, Ellie Ransom, William B. Vanti, Krystie Wilfong

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the implementation of a skills development project aimed at increasing the technology competencies of participating librarians in…


User search terms and controlled subject vocabularies in an institutional repository

Scott Hanrath, Erik Radio

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the search behavior of institutional repository (IR) users in regard to subjects as a means of estimating the potential impact…


Factors influencing service innovation of MSNs in China: a theoretical and empirical research

Yang Zhao, Ruoxin Zhou, Yinping Ci

The purpose of this paper is to explore the key factors influencing the service innovation of mobile social networks (MSNs), figure out the mechanism of all factors in…

Fake news: belief in post-truth

Nick Rochlin

The purpose of this paper is to illustrate that the current efforts to combat the epidemic of fake news – compiling lists of fake news sites, flagging stories as having…


iPad and android tablets: wonder pills or placebo for academic library staff?

Betsaida M. Reyes, Jon Giullian, Frances Devlin

This paper describes the creation and work of a collaborative learning community, consisting of library staff from a variety of library departments. The purpose of this…

Telepresence robotics in an academic library: A study of exposure and adaptation among patrons and employees

LuMarie Guth, Patricia Vander Meer

Librarians are working with telepresence robotics for various uses, particularly as a communication method inhabiting a space between video chat and face-to-face…


Proposing a framework of barriers to opening government data in China: A critical literature review

Ruhua Huang, Tong Lai, Lihong Zhou

This paper reports on a critical literature review, which aimed to identify, understand and qualify barriers that hinder the release of open government data (OGD) in…

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