Table of contents for Using PDAs in libraries : a how-to-do-it manual / Colleen Cuddy.

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Contents
PDAs in Libraries
List of Figures
Preface
Chapter 1	PDA Overview
 Introduction to PDAs
 Brief History PDAs
PDA Comparison
 The Future of PDAs
Chapter 2	Extending the Device
 Mobility and Wireless Connectivity
	WiFi
 Cellular
 Infrared
 Bluetooth
 Storage
 	Compact Flash
 	Multimedia Cards
 	Secure Digital Cards
 	Memory Sticks
 Peripherals and Other Uses for the Card Slot
 Portable Keyboards
 Audio and Voice Input
 Headsets and Headphones
 GPS
 Modems
 Cameras
 Barcode Readers
 Card Swipes
 Printing from the PDA
Presentation Software and Devices 
FM radios
Car chargers
Chapter 3 	PDA Applications: Putting PDAs to Good Use in the Library
	Bundled Applications
	Add-on Productivity Software
		MS Office
		Spreadsheet and Expense Add-ons
		Databases
		Project Management Software
		E-mail clients
		Instant Messaging
		Fax Software
		E-book and Document Readers
		MP3 Players
 Web Browsing and Clipping
 Citation Management Software 
 The ILS on a PDA?
 PDA OPAC
 Staff Modules
Chapter 4: Collection Development: Choosing and Providing PDA Content
 PDA Content
 Know Your User Base
 Evaluation
 Product Trials
 Product Evaluation
 PDA Product Models
 Collection Development Policies
 Cataloging PDA Resources
Chapter 5	 PDA Software for the Libary
 Search Engines
 E-book Readers
 General Software
		Dictionaries
		Encyclopedias
		Reference
		Genealogy Software
	The Humanities
	Law
	Sciences, Engineering and Mathematics
 Bibliographic Databases
 General Reference
	Medical/Health Science
		All-in-One Products
		Databases
			Medline
			Clinical Trial Databases
			Drug Databases
			Other Databases
		Medical Reference, Textbooks and Guidelines
		Journals 
		Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) Tools
		Additional Resources
	Dental Resources
Chapter 6	Library Projects: Assisting PDA Users
 Delivering Content to Users
 Creating channels
 PDA-enabled Web sites
 Pushing content via IR
 Cataloging PDA content
 Developing Applications and Content
 E-books
 Lending PDAs and peripherals
 Unwired Library Staff
 Point of Service Reference
In the stacks: Shelf reading and Inventory
Research and Data Collection
	Recycling Older PDAs
	PDAs in Archives and Special Collections
 Marketing and Promotion
 PDA User Groups
 Newsletters, Discussion Lists and Other Promotional Materials
 Instruction and Tutorials
Chapter 7: The Last Word: PDA Security
 Password Protection
 Data Encryption
 Virus Protection
 Data Backup
Appendix: 	Web Resources
Works Cited
Selected Bibliography
Index
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Libraries -- Automation.
Pocket computers.
Telecommunication in libraries.