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

ISBN-10: 1843346206

ISBN-13: 9781843346203

This publication offers a significant other quantity to electronic Library Economics and specializes in the 'how to' of coping with electronic collections and prone (of every kind) in regards to their financing and monetary administration. The emphasis is on case reviews and sensible examples drawn from a wide selection of contexts. A instruction manual of electronic Library Economics is a realistic handbook 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 monetary points of electronic developments
  • Will be worthwhile to practitioners, and tutors and scholars in a large choice of situations

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But it 15 A Handbook of Digital Library Economics must be more than simply repackaging traditional processes and materials. Innovative thinking is required in terms of a whole range of developments focusing on the provision of value added services. (Baker and Evans, 2009) As Derek Law comments in Chapter 4, the digital library world is populated by naturally collaborative innovators, as evinced by the case studies, so there is much cause for optimism in terms of meeting the challenges identified in this chapter and throughout the rest of the publication.

Baker and W. Evans (eds), Digital Library Economics: An Academic Perspective. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. Cathro, W. (2009) ‘Digital library economics: international perspectives: the Australian perspective’, in D. 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.

2009) ‘Digital library economics: international perspectives: the Australian perspective’, in D. 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.

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