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Digital dilemmas and solutions

Author: Peter Limb
Publisher: Oxford : Chandos, 2004.
Series: Chandos information professional series.
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Looks at the issues facing libraries in light of the dilemmas posed as a result of the globalising information economy. In particular the book looks at the following issues: how to locate, acquire, present and manage information intimes of escalating serials subscriptions and limits on library budgets; how to manage print versus electronic formats; how to make available data sets and audio-visual data; how to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Limb, Peter.
Digital dilemmas and solutions.
Oxford : Chandos, 2004
(OCoLC)637242122
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Limb
ISBN: 1843340402 9781843340409 1843340399 9781843340393
OCLC Number: 54974070
Description: xvii, 193 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The impact of a globalising information economy --
2. Libraries, digitisation and change --
3. Changing strategies : winning the information game --
4. Applying digital technologies --
5. User perspectives --
6. Managing change --
7. Resolving ethical and legal dilemmas and problems --
8. Conclusion.
Series Title: Chandos information professional series.
Responsibility: Peter Limb.

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This book brings together the main issues and dilemmas facing libraries; the book clearly shows how to deal with them, and provides a best-practice guide to the solutions.  Read more...

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