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Getting Started with Cloud Computing: A LITA Guide
Edward M. Corrado and Heather Lea Moulaison
Item Number: 978-1-55570-749-1
Publisher: ALA Neal-Schuman
Price: $72.00
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225 pages
6" x 9"
ISBN-13: 978-1-55570-749-1
Year Published: 2012

Cloud computing saves time and money by enabling convenient, on-demand network access to resources like servers and applications. Libraries that take advantage of the cloud have fewer IT problems because data centers provide continuous updates and mobility that standard computing cannot easily provide. In a one-stop guide for implementing cloud computing leading LITA experts demystify language, deflate hype, and provide library-specific examples of real-world success that are efficient and cost saving. Moulaison and Corrado offer help in

  • Selecting data access and file sharing services
  • Building digital repositories and
  • Utilizing other cloud computing applications.

Library administrators can save time and money with cloud computing while simultaneously building an information destination patrons will appreciate.

About the Authors

Heather Lea Moulaison is Assistant Professor in the School of Information Science & Learning Technologies at the University of Missouri. Dr. Moulaison studies web technologies as they pertain to organization of information, and has presented at numerous international, national, and local conferences.

Edward M. Corrado is Director of Library Technology at Binghamton University, Binghamton,New York. Corrado has written articles presented at multiple conferences on various library technology topics. His research interests include cloud-computing, Open Source Software in libraries, social software in libraries and the role of libraries in Democracy 2.0.


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