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Becoming a digital library

Author: Susan J Barnes
Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2004.
Series: Books in library and information science, v. 63.
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"Documenting the growth of one of the world's premier digital libraries, this reference focuses on the pioneering efforts of the Albert R. Mann Library at Cornell University - tracing the construction and maintenance of the digital collections and services that have been available day in and day out to users worldwide for more than a decade. [This book] examines applicable guidelines for any library looking to build  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan J Barnes
ISBN: 0824709667 9780824709662
OCLC Number: 53356533
Description: xx, 234 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Sarah Thomas --
Part I. Visions --
1. The Culture of Engaged Institutions / Angi Herold Faiks and Janet A. McCue --
2. Mainstreaming / Bill Kara --
Part II. Assets --
3. Resources for the Digital Library / Mary Anderson Ochs and John M. Saylor --
4. Investing in Staff : Hiring, Training, and Mentoring / Thomas P. Turner and Howard Raskin --
5. Teams and Teamwork / Philip Herold --
6. Information Technology Services / Tim Lynch --
7. Project Management and Implementation / Holly L. Mistlebauer --
8. Input and Feedback from Digital Library Users / Susan J. Barnes [and others] --
9. New Frontiers and the Scout / Katherine S. Chiang.
Series Title: Books in library and information science, v. 63.
Responsibility: edited by Susan J. Barnes.
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