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Academic librarians and other information specialists share their experiences. Tailoring Services to Your Library. This article focuses on virtual reference librarianship and the public library user, exploring the advantages of virtual reference in a public library setting as well as describing virtual reference service and virtual users. This fact sheet offers a selection of articles, web resources, and some vendor information that will provide an introduction to the issues to consider when considering implementing virtual reference services. RUSA Guidelines for Implementing and Maintaining Virtual Reference Services, Reference services requested and provided over the Internet, usually via e-mail, instant messaging “chat” , or Web-based submission forms, usually answered by librarians in the reference department of a library, sometimes by the participants in a collaborative reference system serving more than one institution.

Libref-L This list serv provides a moderated discussion of issues related to reference librarianship, including, but not limited to virtual reference. A special section of the book introduces the all-new core competencies and standards of the Digital Reference Education Initiative an IMLS-funded project to compile training tools from digital reference educators and practitioners. Association of Virtual Worlds http: It also provides an empirical benchmark for evaluating virtual reference services. Hirko, Buff, and Mary Bucher Ross.

Academic librarians and other information specialists share their experiences.

Explores social software and how these technologies can be applied in libraries. The Virtual Reference Handbook: Skip to main content. The Virtual Reference Librarian’s Handbook.

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Clapp, Janet, and AngelaPfeil. This book includes an overview of many questions that need to be answered when providing real-time, online reference service. Definitions Virtual reference is reference service initiated electronically, often in real-time, where patrons employ computers or other Internet technology to communicate with reference staff, without being physically present.

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Meola, Marc, and Sam Stormont. HeiseJennifer, and Stacey Kimmel. Introduces and explains technological advances, with Part 3 touching on virtual reference.

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Internet Reference Services Quarterly. Tailoring Services to Your Library. Virtual Reference on a Budget: A special section of the book introduces the all-new core competencies and standards of the Digital Reference Education Initiative an IMLS-funded project to compile training tools from digital reference educators and practitioners.

Managing an Established Virtual Reference Service. This article focuses on virtual reference librarianship and the public library user, exploring the advantages of virtual reference in a public library setting as well as describing virtual reference service and virtual users. Virtual reference has gone from an idea to a regular library service in an astonishingly annotatee seven years.

Discusses virtual reference VR services offered by numerous libraries. This article examines how librarians are struggling to redefine, and in some cases eliminate, the venerable institution of reference wrodreference services and it explores the new ways in which reference questions get answered at university libraries.

A chronology offers a detailed examination of bibliogrraphy challenges, compromises, and successes in developing software to support a new virtual reference service. Each chapter is based on a cutting-edge conference presentation and features both practical guidance and the latest thinking about virtual reference work in libraries.

This collection shares experts’ best practices, forward looking models, and advice on new developments in virtual reference. Starting and Running a Virtual Reference Service.

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Deciding whether to offer a real-time virtual reference service. This fact sheet offers a selection of articles, web resources, and some vendor information that bibliographyy provide an introduction to the issues to consider when considering implementing virtual reference services. RUSA Guidelines for Implementing and Maintaining Virtual Reference Services, Reference services requested and provided over the Internet, usually via e-mail, instant messaging “chat”or Web-based submission forms, usually answered by librarians in the reference department of a library, sometimes by the participants in a collaborative reference system serving more than one institution.

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Issues covered include technical troubleshooting, testing, training, marketing, and integration with existing digital services. Next Generation Reference Services. The Virtual Evaluation Toolkit.

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This handbook helps reference librarians develop the communication skills and resources they need to work effectively in the virtual reference environment. Virtual Reference Best Practices: Designed as a guide for individuals thinking about setting up virtual reference services, this book offers practical advice and information, with an emphasis on academic worreference.

Briefly sketches the origins of bibliogrwphy chat, summarizes the contributions, and discusses common themes that have emerged from the contributor viewpoints.

Introduction to Reference Work in the Digital Age.

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