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Library Hi Tech News

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ISSN: 0741-9058

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Editorial objectives

Library Hi Tech News (LHTN) helps busy professionals stay abreast of current events and developments in the library and information industry.

Subscriber benefits

As a subscriber to Library Hi Tech News you will be able to:

  • Keep ahead of worldwide developments in library technology, so you can exploit their potential to help you improve and extend library services
  • Find out what new products and services are potentially useful to you and where you can obtain them
  • Stay fully informed about important international issues and activities
  • Obtain helpful advice on new technology, information sources and services for library users with disabilities
  • Keep pace with everything that is happening in the field via news items, reviews and a diary of forthcoming events

Regular content

  • Technology profiles from libraries "around the world"
  • Feature articles
  • Conference reviews – in-depth conference reports
  • New & noteworthy – contains updates on everything of interest to the librarian
  • Calendar – a diary of forthcoming events

Submissions particularly welcome in the following areas:

  • Google Chrome and Internet Explorer 8.0: Review and Implications for Libraries
  • Beyond Meebo Chat:  Free Available Programs for Virtual Reference
  • Library Uses of Skype
  • Blogging Software – Comparison Guide
  • Libraries on the Move: Mobile Web Browsers for Smart Phones
  • Libraries on the Move:  Library Mobile Applications
  • Librarians on the Move: New Ultra Portable Mobile Computers (lightweights with 7” to 10” screens)
  • WorldCat Local
  • Library Toolbars
  • Library Calendar Applications
  • Google Books – New Developments and Implications for Libraries
  • Ning – Create Your Own Social Networks
  • MUVEs Beyond Second Life
  • You Tube Videos Made Easy
  • Open Source Content Management Packages – Comparison Guide
  • Library as Publisher: E Journal Applications/Programs
  • Collaboration Networks (e.g.
  • Twitter Applications for Libraries
  • Novel Uses of Social Tagging
  • Web-Based Gaming and Simulation Software for Libraries
  • Freely Available Survey Tools for Libraries
  • Rethinking E-Reserves
  • Digital Textbooks
  • New Library Learning Spaces
  • Preservation of Born Digital Information
  • Virtual Conferencing
  • Keeping Up With Technology

Indexed and abstracted in:

  • Current Index to Journals in Education
  • Library and Information Science Abstracts
  • Library, Information Science and Technology Abstracts
  • The Informed Librarian
  • Scopus