Handbook of Research on Digital Devices for Inclusivity and Engagement in Libraries

Handbook of Research on Digital Devices for Inclusivity and Engagement in Libraries

Noted as an IGI Global Core Reference Title in Library & Information Science for 2019.

Adeyinka Tella (University of Ilorin, Nigeria)
Release Date: July, 2019|Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 491
ISBN13: 9781522590347|ISBN10: 152259034X|EISBN13: 9781522590361|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-9034-7

Description

The rapid advances taking place in information and communication technologies are enabling transformation in libraries irrespective of their types. What used to be an isolated and sedate environment has become more of a community hub where users interact, learn, and communicate. Technology has helped libraries connect to a worldwide network where information is exchanged globally and consumed locally.

The Handbook of Research on Digital Devices for Inclusivity and Engagement in Libraries is a critical scholarly publication that explores interactive technologies and their applications and implementations in library settings as well as their role in transforming libraries. Featuring a range of topics such as artificial intelligence, library technologies, and social media, this book is ideal for librarians, IT technicians, academicians, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Augmented Technologies
  • Cloud Computing
  • Digital Display
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Infopreneurship
  • Library Technologies
  • Makerspace
  • Open Access
  • Podcasting
  • Social Media

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Adeyinka Tella is a senior lecturer in the Department of Library and Information Science, Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Tella is a commonwealth scholar who finished his PhD in September 2009 from the Department of Library and Information Studies, University of Botswana. In 2007, he was awarded a small grant for thesis writing for the PhD students’ category by the Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA). He has written and published articles in International, reputable, and refereed journals as well as chapters in books. He is one of the contributors to an information science reference Cases on Successful E-Learning Practices in the Developed and Developing World: Methods for the Global Information Economy. Currently, he is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Library and Information Science, and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Information Processing and Communication (IJIPC). His research areas include e-learning, information literacy, information communication technology, psychology of information, etc.