By David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)
This publication offers a spouse quantity to electronic Library Economics and specializes in the 'how to' of coping with electronic collections and providers (of every kind) in regards to their financing and fiscal administration. The emphasis is on case reports and sensible examples drawn from a wide selection of contexts. A instruction manual of electronic Library Economics is a pragmatic guide for these concerned - or anticipating to be concerned - within the improvement and administration of electronic libraries.
- Provides useful method of the subject
- Focuses at the demanding situations linked to the commercial and monetary features of electronic developments
- Will be important to practitioners, and tutors and scholars in a large choice of situations
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Additional resources for A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, Collections and Services
Law, D. (2009) ‘Digital library economics: aspects and prospects’, in D. Baker and W. Evans (eds), Digital Library Economics: An Academic Perspective. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. Lee, S. ) (1997) Economics of Digital Information: Collection, Storage and Delivery. New York: Haworth Press. Lesk, M. (1997) Practical Digital Libraries: Books, Bytes and Bucks. San Francisco: Morgan Kaufman. Lesk, M. (1999) ‘The organisation of digital libraries’, Science and Technology Libraries, 17 (3–4): 9–25. Lesk, M.
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.
Baker and Evans, 2009) ‘Providing access to the digital world is expensive . . ’ (Lee, 1997) Collaboration ‘On-line content is now an essential resource where significant economies of scale can be found by national procurement and delivery’ (JISC, 2007). Managed licensing agreements and central negotiation have led to better deals and good terms and conditions that allow the utilisation of materials for the benefit of research, learning and teaching development and also relationship management with other key stakeholders such as publishers.
A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, Collections and Services by David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)