May 25, 2022

Full Text Resource: Handbook of Information and Communication Technologies in Parliamentary Libraries

From a Web Page Blurb:

The Handbook on “Information and Communication Technologies in Parliamentary Libraries”, prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the Inter-Parliamentary Union and the IFLA Section on Library and Research Services for Parliaments through the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament provides in a concise manner an overview of the ICT software, systems and services that can be adopted by parliamentary libraries, a template for their implementation and a series of references to which parliamentary staff can refer while planning to transform their library into an ICT-based institution.

Chapters Include:

+ Core Library Services
+ Archives and Records Management
+ Current Developments in Social Media and Web 2.0
+ Impact Measures and Statistics

The handbook also contains a glossary and six pages of additional reading and resources.

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