Title: The Cybrarian’s Web 2: An A-Z Guide to Free Social Media Tools, Apps, and Other Resources
Author: Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis
Softbound: ISBN 978-1-57387-512-7, $49.95; (there are also a number of Ebook Editions)
Imprint: Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2015
Volume 2 of Peltier-Davis’s popular guide presents 61 more free tech tools and shows how they can be successfully applied in libraries and information centers. Written for info pros who want to innovate, improve, and create new library services, Volume 2 combines real-world examples with practical insights and out-of-the-box thinking.
You’ll discover an array of great web resources and mobile apps supporting the latest trends in cloud storage, crowdfunding, ebooks, makerspaces, MOOCs, news aggregation, self-publishing, social bookmarking, video conferencing, visualization, wearable technology, and more—all tailored to the needs of libraries and the communities they serve.
If you’re looking for expert guidance on using free content, tools, and apps to help your library shine, The Cybrarian’s Web and The Cybrarian’s Web 2 are for you.
“The Cybrarian’s Web 2 is a really useful, at-your-fingertips resource covering some cool online tools, apps, services, and resources. … this second installment focuses on some lesser-known but still extremely useful tools that can help librarians in the workplace and beyond.”
—David Lee King, from the Foreword
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.