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Abram, Stephen

Works: 11 works in 21 publications in 1 language and 1,959 library holdings
Genres: Directories  Conference papers and proceedings  Podcasts 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
Classifications: Z716.4, 021.2
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Most widely held works by Stephen Abram
Out front with Stephen Abram : a guide for information leaders by Stephen Abram( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tap into the insights of one of the world s leading library visionaries. Stephen Abram has the knack for seeing and expressing the obvious long before most people become aware of the issue. Although he s one of the most prolific writers and speakers in the industry, this is the first time his writings are being collected in one volume. Addressing the many audiences within the library profession public, school, and special libraries, vendors, corporate librarians, and technology specialists Abram offers a clear-sighted overview of the complexities of the information landscape in the 21st century. To organize the multitude of his writings and audiences, articles are collected under four key themes: a) advocacy (reiterating the value and importance of libraries and librarians); b) Technology (mastering technology in service to library users); c) communities and Generations (understanding the changing face and needs of the audiences); and d) the Future (synthesizing massive amounts of information across all library disciplines gives rise to uncanny predictions for the future of libraries). -- Back cover
Envision the future teaching role of law librarians by American Association of Law Libraries( Recording )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law librarians must convey to legal researchers that they are still needed to instruct them in the methods of legal research, and that not all information is free or available on the Web
The cybrarian's web : an A-Z guide to 101 free Web 2.0 tools and other resources by Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here is a remarkable field guide to the best of free Web 2.0 tools and their practical applications in libraries and information centers. You'll discover dozens of lesser-known resources and learn exciting new ways to use many of the most popular sites and tools. With all this and a supporting webpage, The Cybrarian's Web is a winner!
Challenges of the future by Idaho Library Futures Conference( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On July 11-13, 2006, Idaho librarians attended a conference held in Eagle, Idaho on the future of libraries. The focus was dealing with and serving "digital natives", those people who have grown up in the age of technology. The videos include two presentations and two panel forums from the conference
Reality 2.0 : dealing with innovation in today's information world by Stephen Abram( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Abrams speaks about transformational librarianship in organisations, and the way our profession transforms information into knowledge, often without realizing it; the power and politicization of search engine companies and highlights the ways in which information professionals market their services to clients; and many other topics"--Container
Strategic technology planning and leadership : becoming an early adopter by Stephen Abram( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

LIANZA Conference 2006 : next generation libraries, 8-11 October, Wellington, New Zealand by Stephen Abram( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A keynote speech on "next generation libraries" by Stephen Abram. The focus is mainly on the 'millennials' (i.e. people under 30) and their use of new technologies, and on the need for libraries to follow the popular technology trends. The speaker touches on Google, web 2.0, myspace / bebo, texting, broadband, rss and xml. Virtual reference, information literacy and the need for libraries to expand into the local virtual community are also discussed
Reality 2.0 - Developing your learning strategy for life after Grad School( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stephen Abram is the current President of the Special Libraries Association, the past-President of the Canadian Library Association, and Vice President of Innovation for the SirsiDynix Institute. The scope of his professional activities led Library Journal to recognize him as a Mover and Shaker, one of the key people influencing the future of libraries and librarianship. On Wednesday, March 26, 2008 he spoke to a group of students at Simmons College about strategies for keeping up with constantly changing technologies in the information field. The talk was sponsored by the Simmons and Boston chapters of the Special Libraries Association. --From website description
From Carnegie to Internet2 : forging the serials future by North American Serials Interest Group( )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Marketing the special library( Recording )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Consisted of 4 speakers and 1 Q & A session. The first speaker speaks on the vehicles for marketing special libraries. The second speaker talks on the strategy and practice of personal marketing skills in promoting the library while the third speaker touches on cost considerations of marketing and the last speaker speaks on PR for libraries and its practical applications
What's hot : technology and information industry trends by Computers in Libraries Conference( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Out front with Stephen Abram : a guide for information leaders
Alternative Names
Abram, Stephen K.

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