Wikis for Libraries (The Tech Set)

ISBN: 9781555707101
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers Inc
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2010-03-31
Number of pages: 101
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Wikis have emerged as powerful platforms for facilitating and improving communication and collaboration between library staff, users, and professional peers. 'Wikis for Libraries' gives you the practical tools and easy-to-follow guidance you need to establish an effective wiki in your own library. Author Lauren Pressley walks you through each step, from the first stages of planning to post-evaluation measures. You'll learn how to choose between different types of wikis and software and plan for, create and implement your wiki on the web. Pressley shares advice for marketing and promoting your wiki, as well as tips for measuring success and best practices to follow throughout the start-to-finish process. Whether you are a wiki novice or a seasoned pro, this new 'Tech Set' book will enable you to build wikis to support special events, serve as a library instruction tool, create valuable online resources - to name just a few applications of this popular collaboration tool.

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