Computers in Libraries [Print Only]

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Complete Coverage of Library Information Technology
Richard T. Kaser, Executive Editor
CIL is written by librarians for librarians, and it’s about technology all the time.


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Computers in Libraries is a monthly magazine that serves as a forum for library tech professionals to share their technological projects and success stories. The magazine’s reader-friendly features and columns focus on practical technology applications in public, school, academic, corporate, and special libraries.

CIL is the librarian’s only independent, peer-to-peer resource on library systems and automation technology. It’s all tech, all the time.

Computers in Libraries contains:

  • Case studies, best practices, profiles, and studies all written “by librarians, for librarians” . . . articles that help you tackle the unique challenge of technology adoption, adaptation and service innovation in real libraries.
  • Thought-leading commentaries:
    • The Systems Librarian–insights from Marshall Breeding (Vanderbilt University Libraries)
    • Practical Technology–tools everyday librarians can apply by Jessamyn West (Open Library)
    • The Digital Archivist–Trends in curation and digital preservation for special libraries by Jan Zastrow (University of Hawaii)
    • Building Digital Libraries–design, management, and outreach by Terence K. Huwe (University of California-Berkeley)
  • Tips, Tricks, and Hands-on Advice: From Those in the Trenches
  • Books to Check Out–Our editors review the books you’ll want to read for yourself
  • Noted, Quoted & Newsworthy–A smattering of top-drawer items our editors don’t want you to miss
  • In-depth, objective articles and white papers that help you buy the right products and services for your library.

Be a part of the Computers in Libraries community by joining us at our Computers in Libraries, Internet Librarian or Internet Librarian International conferences. Consult CIL magazine for advance show guides and program previews.

Subscriptions start with the next available issue (monthly, except Jan/Feb and Jul/Aug).