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Copyright and emerging technologies for information professionals.

The Copyright Librarian: A Practical Handbook (ISBN: 978-0081001721,148 pp., $67.11), by Linda Frederiksen, provides an overview of copyright librarianship. It is a practical guide for information professionals who inform and educate others about the ethical use of and best practices for copyrighted materials. This book features an overview of job opportunities and how to prepare for them, presents current awareness and professional development resources and tools, and addresses common misperceptions about copyright librarians.

Emerging Technologies for Librarians: A Practical Approach to Innovation (ISBN: 978-1843347880,300 pp., $67.11), by Sharon Q. Yang and LiLi Li, discusses the practical use of the new technologies in libraries. It includes overviews of the technologies in different areas and has lists of relevant applications. Chapters cover distance learning, metadata, and digital libraries.

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Title Annotation:Books to Check Out: job-related reading; The Copyright Librarian: A Practical Handbook; Emerging Technologies for Librarians: A Practical Approach to Innovation
Author:Peterson-Sloss, Celeste
Publication:Computers in Libraries
Article Type:Book review
Date:Apr 1, 2016
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