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Title The complete guide to using Google in libraries. Volume 1 : instruction, administration, and staff productivity / edited by Carol Smallwood ; contributors Jaena Alabi [and thirty seven others]
Published Lanham [Maryland] : Rowman & Littlefield, 2015


Description 1 online resource (326 pages)
Contents Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I: Library Instruction for Users; 1 App It Up; 2 Developing Research Skills with Developmental Students; 3 Enhancing Access to Master's Thesis Research with Google Fusion and Google Maps; 4 Google Trends as an Academic Research Tool; 5 Helping College Students Make the Most of Google Scholar; 6 Using Google for Primary Sources; Part II: Collaborations; 7 Hanging Out with Google; 8 Harnessing the Power of Google Docs for Writing Collaboration; 9 Taking Interlibrary Loan Operations from Good to Great Using Google Collaboration Tools
10 Using Google Calendar Collaboratively for Library Organization11 Using Google Sites as Library Intranet; Part III: Library Administration; 12 Google Analytics and Library Websites; 13 Google Video and YouTube; 14 Incorporating Google Trends into Library Administration; 15 Organizing Employees Using Google; 16 Using Google Drive for Library Assessment; 17 Using Google Forms and Google Drive for Library Use Surveys; Part IV: Collection Management; 18 Google Books API; 19 Google Books as a Library Resource; 20 Google Ngram Viewer
21 Managing Electronic Resources License Agreements and Other Documentation with Google Drive22 Simplifying "Contact Us"; 23 Does Google Scholar Help or Hurt Institutional Repositories?; Part V: Library Productivity; 24 Embedding with Google; 25 Librarians' Everyday Use of Google Tasks, Voice, Hangouts and Chat, Translate, and Drive; 26 Google Alerts, Trends, and Chrome in Public Relations; 27 Google Drive for Library Productivity; 28 Google Translating and Image Searching for Foreign-Language Cataloging; 29 Understanding Our Users; 30 Using Google to Locate Government Information; Index
Summary Carol Smallwood's The Complete Guide to Using Google in Libraries, Volume 1: Instruction, Administration, and Staff Productivity explores how Google's suite of tools, from Google Docs (now Google Drive), Google Scholar, Hangout, Forms, and others made freely available to the Internet Community, can be used by libraries to expand the role of digital operations in the management of library materials, to communicate with their patrons and collaborators, to exploit the resources on the Web, and many others
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 14, 2015)
Subject Web applications in libraries.
Web applications in libraries
Form Electronic book
Author Smallwood, Carol, editor
Alabi, Jaena, contributor
ISBN 9781442246911