A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, by David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)

By David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)

This ebook presents a spouse quantity to electronic Library Economics and makes a speciality of the 'how to' of dealing with electronic collections and prone (of all kinds) with reference to their financing and monetary administration. The emphasis is on case reviews and sensible examples drawn from a wide selection of contexts. A guide of electronic Library Economics is a pragmatic guide for these concerned - or looking ahead to to be concerned - within the improvement and administration of electronic libraries.

  • Provides functional method of the subject
  • Focuses at the demanding situations linked to the commercial and fiscal elements of electronic developments
  • Will be precious to practitioners, and tutors and scholars in a large choice of situations

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2005) ‘The economics of repository libraries in the context of the future conventional libraries’, Library Management, 26 (1/2): 18–25. Ober, J. (1999) ‘The California Digital Library’, D-Lib Magazine, 5 (3). html. Paulson, K. (2011) ‘E-books procurement: a disruptive business’, CILIP Update, April, pp. 20–2. Poll, R. (2005) ‘Measuring the impact of new library services’, World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council, Oslo, 14–18 August. Poll, R. (2010) ‘Digitisation in European libraries: results of the NUMERIC Project’, Liber Quarterly, 19 (3/4): 248–58.

2007) Webwise: Stewardship in the Digital Age: Managing Museum and Library Collections for Preservation and Use. Conference proceedings, WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World, 1–2 March, Washington, DC. 35 Case Study 1 The JSTOR platform Laura Brown Abstract. The JSTOR service has become ever more vital as pressure has increased on traditional libraries – not only in terms of budgets and physical space but also increased user demand and exponential growth in publications.

Baker and W. Evans (eds), Digital Library Economics: An Academic Perspective. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. Collier, M. (2004) ‘Development of a business plan for an International Cooperative Digital Library – The European Library (TEL)’, Program, 38: 225–31. Collier, M. (2005) ‘The business aims of eight national libraries in digital library co-operation: a study carried out for the business plan of The European Library (TEL) project’, Journal of Documentation, 61 (5): 602–22. Cox, J. (2007) Investigative Study Towards Establishing a Scottish Higher Education Digital Library for Scottish Universities.

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