By David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)
This publication presents a better half quantity to electronic Library Economics and specializes in the 'how to' of handling electronic collections and prone (of all kinds) with reference to their financing and fiscal administration. The emphasis is on case reports and useful examples drawn from a wide selection of contexts. A guide of electronic Library Economics is a pragmatic handbook for these concerned - or looking forward to to be concerned - within the improvement and administration of electronic libraries.
- Provides sensible method of the subject
- Focuses at the demanding situations linked to the industrial 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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JSTOR therefore solicited feedback from the three communities, considered ways to satisfy all interested parties, and, in 2010, launched its solution: the Current Scholarship Program. Through the Current Scholarship Program, publishers may now distribute current scholarship and increase visibility, libraries may now consolidate holdings and scholars may now access the full runs – archival and current issues – of academic journals. The Current Scholarship Program is new to JSTOR, but JSTOR’s method for generating such initiatives is not.
Missingham (2005) followed this up by examining CVM not only at the British Library but also by public library services in the United States, and reviewed value studies of national bibliographic services in Canada and New Zealand. Yet in 2007 the work of the Research Information Network on digital provision led to the conclusion that ‘we lack the key components in the evidence base on which we might build an effective strategy for the future (Jubb, 2007). , 2008) thus examined the key mindsets needed to run a digital project and the success drivers and challenges of several revenue models, giving an overview of many of the issues which are pertinent to digitisation initiatives, including creating the culture and structure for success, leveraging value and some of the pros and cons of revenue-generating options.
A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, Collections and Services by David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)