By David P. Baker, Wendy Evans
This ebook presents a significant other quantity to electronic Library Economics and makes a speciality of the 'how to' of dealing with electronic collections and providers (of all kinds) in regards to their financing and monetary administration. The emphasis is on case stories and sensible examples drawn from a large choice of contexts. A guide of electronic Library Economics is a pragmatic handbook for these concerned - or anticipating 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 monetary elements of electronic developments
- Will be useful to practitioners, and tutors and scholars in a large choice of situations
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Joan Starr manages the EZID service for the California Digital Library (CDL), a service that makes it easy to create and manage unique, long-term identifiers. Joan is Chair of the Metadata Working Group at DataCite, an international organisation working for easier access to and increased acceptance of research data in scholarly communications. She engages with a wide range of data management stakeholders, including researchers, libraries, data centres, archives and repositories. She is also Strategic and Project Planning Manager for the CDL.
I would recommend this book to anyone who works in a library and to anyone who is interested in taking advantage of the new opportunities that digital libraries present. The first chapter of the book provides a very accessible overview and the remaining chapters contain 14 contemporary case studies which cover the full gamut of digital library developments. This book is also, of course, important to people with jobs like mine who have to prioritise the allocation of resources in colleges and universities.
C. Bryant). In 1976 he founded King Research, Inc. K. D. McDonald; Towards Electronic Journals: Realities for Scientists, Librarians and Publishers, 2000; Communication Patterns of Engineers, 2004, with C. Tenopir), information professionals (The Information Professional, 1981, with A. Debons, U. L. M. M. Griffiths). In addition, he has over 300 other publications. He has received many awards and honours in recognition of his work including Pioneer of Science Information, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Research Award and Award of Merit, American Society for Information Science and Technology, Fellow, and American Statistical Association.
A Handbook of Digital Library Economics: Operations, Collections And Services by David P. Baker, Wendy Evans