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Author: Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis; Shamin Renwick
Publisher: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, ©2007.
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Caribbean libraries in the 21st century.
Medford, N.J. : Information Today, ©2007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Ann Peltier-Davis; Shamin Renwick
ISBN: 9781573873017 1573873012
OCLC Number: 85830759
Description: xxv, 387 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Cheryl Peltier-Davis and Shamin Renwick.
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Figures and Tables Foreword, by Stephney Ferguson Acknowledgments Preface Introduction Part I: Historical Perspective Chapter 1 From Then ‘Til Now: The Development of Rural Library Services in Trinidad and Tobago, by Jennifer M. Joseph and Claudia Hill (Trinidad and Tobago, United States) Chapter 2 Libraries in Suriname: An Overview, by Jane W. F. Smith (Suriname) Chapter 3 Historical Development of Libraries in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, by Monique Alberts-Luijdjens (Aruba) Chapter 4 Broadening the Academy’s Influence: A Glance at Two Academic Libraries in the Caribbean, by Willamae M. Johnson (Bahamas) Part II: Management of the 21st-Century Library: Collections, Staff, and Services Chapter 5 Transformation and Impact: The Experience of Two Academic Libraries in Jamaica, by Hermine C. Salmon and Heather Rodriguez-James (Jamaica) Chapter 6 Collection Development and Management in Small Academic Libraries in Jamaica: Where Is My Budget?, by Dorothy M. Palmer (Jamaica) Chapter 7 Ephemera and the Academic Library: The Response of the Main Library, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, by Beverly A. Wood and Barbara A. Chase (Barbados) Chapter 8 School Libraries in the Caribbean: A Jamaican Case Study, by Cherrell Shelley-Robinson (Jamaica) Chapter 9 Use of the Elizabeth Moys Classification Scheme for Legal Materials in the Caribbean, by Janice A. Modeste and Yemisi Dina (Bahamas, Canada) Part III: Innovative Services Chapter 10 Out of the Darkness: Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled in Trinidad and Tobago, by Annette Wallace (Trinidad and Tobago) Chapter 11 Reading Between the Lines in Jamaica's Rural Libraries: Some Personal Impressions, by Beryl W. Johnson, Dolsy Smith, and Gwendolynn G. Amsbury (United States) Chapter 12 Experiences in Developing Customised Information Services for a Competitive Agricultural Sector: The Case of the Caribbean Question and Answer Service (QAS), by Claudette de Freitas (Trinidad and Tobago) Part IV: Integration and Impact of Information Technology on Library Services Chapter 13 The Impact of Modern Information Technology in the Caribbean: Exploring the Challenges for the Technical Services Division, by Gwyneth E. George (Guyana) Chapter 14 Internet Access Management in Jamaican Public Libraries: The Role of Policy, by Barbara A. Gordon (Jamaica) Chapter 15 Digitization Initiatives in Trinidad and Tobago, by Angela Ramnarine-Rieks (Trinidad and Tobago) Part V: Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing in the 21st Century Chapter 16 COLINET: Making a Difference in College Library Development in Jamaica, by Hermine C. Salmon and Marva Bradford (Jamaica) Chapter 17 The Caribbean Library in Diaspora: Perspectives from Scholarship and Librarianship, by Nancy Cirillo, Linda Naru, and Ellen Starkman (United States) Chapter 18 Building a Digital Library of the Caribbean: Crossing Borders, by Erich Kesse, Catherine M. Marsicek, and Judith V. Rogers (United States) Part VI: Education and Training of Library Users Chapter 19 Information Literacy Best Practices and Models within Caribbean Academic Libraries: The Role of Information Literacy Standards, by Vanessa Middleton (United States) Chapter 20 Librarian and Lecturer in Partnership: A Caribbean Experience, by Petronetta Pierre-Robertson (Trinidad and Tobago) Chapter 21 Library Use in Academia: A Bahamian Perspective, by Berthamae L. Walker and Raynold Cartwright (Bahamas) Part VII: Distance Education Chapter 22 Equivalent Library Services for International Students? A Comparison of Students: Responses in Jamaica and the Bahamas with the Results of a University-Wide Survey, by Sandra Ramdial and Johanna Tuñón (United States) Chapter 23 Blended E-Learning Techniques: Lessons Learned from the Delivery of Distance Learning Courses to the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, by Carole Compton-Smith, Wendy Duff, and John McDonald (Canada) Part VIII: Caribbean Librarians Chapter 24 Whither Our Thoughts? A Decade of Scholarly Publishing by the Librarians of UWI St. Augustine Libraries, Trinidad and Tobago, by Tamara Brathwaite and Niala Dwarika-Bhagat (Trinidad and Tobago) Chapter 25 Change Management in Caribbean Special Libraries, by Sandra E. John (Trinidad and Tobago) List of Acronyms About the Editors About the Reviewers About the Contributors Index


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Charles Wm. Conaway, Florida State University Review in College and Research Libraries March 2008 Vol. 69. No. 2 pp 196

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