Sunday, December 21, 2003

Library Hi Tech Issue on PDAS

Happy Holidays!

The Volume 21, Issue 4 of Library Hi Tech has a number of articles on libraries and PDAs. If you want a free trial so you can look at some of these articles, you can get a free trial by going here: http://taddeo.emeraldinsight.com/vl=17542390/cl=29/nw=1/rpsv/cgi-bin/emft.pl
Emerald has a lot of other interesting journals on a number of topics also. The article on PDAs in health science libraries was by some handheld librarians including Tom Peters, Peg Burnette, Jo Dorsch, and myself.

Table of contents follows:-

Title: Mental models for personal digital assistants (PDAs)
Author: Michael Seadle
Pages: 390-392
Keywords: Information Facilities; Libraries
Article Type: Theoretical with Application in Practice
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - * Originality - **
Readability - *

Title: Redesigning library applications for PDAs: ILS vendor
perspective
Author: John McCullough
Pages: 393-399
Keywords: Catalogues; Library Facilities; Palmtops
Article Type: Theoretical with Application in Practice
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - ** Originality - **
Readability - **

Title: PDAs and health sciences libraries
Author: Thomas A Peters; Josephine Dorsch; Lori Bell; Peg Burnette
Pages: 400-411
Keywords: Libraries; Health Education; Information Facilities
Article Type: Comparative/evaluators
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - ** Originality - **
Readability - **

Title: Supporting PDAs: the experience of a health sciences library
Author: Julie A Garrison; Tiffany L Anderson; Marlyse H MacDonald;
Connie M Schardt; Patricia L Thibodeau
Pages: 412-418
Keywords: Libraries; Health Education; Information Facilities
Article Type: Case Study; Comparative/evaluators
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - *** Originality - ***
Readability - **

Title: Hand-held computers in the classroom and the library: teaching
and learning resource issues resulting from widespread deployment at the
University of Minnesota Duluth
Author: Linda Deneen; James Allert
Pages: 419-425
Keywords: Computers; Palmtops; Teaching Aids; Information Facilities
Article Type: Theoretical with Application in Practice
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - ** Originality - **
Readability - **

Title: Improving your productivity with a PDA: some suggestions
Author: Laura C Larsson
Pages: 426-439
Keywords: Palmtops; Productivity Capacity; Information Facilities
Article Type: Comparative/evaluators
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - * Originality - **
Readability - *

Title: Unicode: support for multiple languages at the Ohio State
University Libraries
Author: Laura Tull; Dona Straley
Pages: 440-450
Keywords: Languages; Catalogues; Libraries
Article Type: Technical
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - * Originality - *
Readability - *

Title: Economic impact of the Internet: study of cybercaf├ęs in
Gaborone+ Botswana
Author: Tomas Mauta Sairosse; Stephen M Mutula
Pages: 451-462
Keywords: Internet; Economic Conditions; Botswana
Article Type: Case Study
Content Indicators: Research - * Practice - ** Originality - **
Readability - **

Title: Web accessibility validation and repair: which tool and why?
Author: Laura O'Grady; Laurie Harrison
Pages: 463-470
Keywords: Worldwide Web; Computer Software; Canada
Article Type: Survey; Comparative/evaluators
Content Indicators: Research - ** Practice - *** Originality - ***
Readability - ***

Title: Reinventing Unix: an introduction to the Plan 9 operating system
Author: Brian Hancock
Pages: 471-476
Keywords: Operating Systems; Unix
Article Type: Technical
Content Indicators: Research - * Practice - ** Originality - *
Readability - *



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