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Published in Legal Information Alert (2011) 29(7): 9. Copyright 2011, Alert Publications. Used by permission.


Busy library professionals will appreciate the practical and user-friendly information in this book edited by Dave Parkas and Geoff Walton. Both are Staffordshire University (UK) librarians with experience working in and with technology of all types. The book is divided into four parts that cover specific aspects of Web 2.0 and libraries. While it focuses on academic libraries, the data and information could translate to special academic libraries and may be of interest to some public libraries. ... This book would be a useful addition for librarians interested in the details and effects of Web2.0.