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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.
Telecommunication in libraries.