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The digital factor in library and information services

Author: G E Gorman
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2002.
Series: International yearbook of library and information management, 2002/2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An annual publication in the field of library science and information management. It contains substantive chapters covering current issues, emerging debates and trends, models of best practice, and likely future developments. The theme for this 2002-2003volume is 'the digital factor'.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G E Gorman
ISBN: 0810845903 9780810845909
OCLC Number: 51608075
Description: xxii, 394 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Part 1. In praise of the digital revolution? The spectrum of digital objects in the library and beyond / Marilyn Deegan ; Digital versus print issues / Lorna Peterson --
pt. 2. Institutional models and finance. New models of the library in a digital era / Peter Brophy ; The economic opportunities and costs of developing digital libraries and resources / Simon Tanner --
pt. 3. Books and 'readers'. Reading in a digital age / Catherine Sheldrick Ross ; Judging a book by its cover : e-books, digitization and print on demand / Shirley Hyatt ; The digital library and younger users / Denice Adkins --
pt. 4. Reference services. Web-based reference services : design and implementation decisions / Stephen M. Mutula ; Web-based reference services : the user-intermediary interaction perspective / Sherry Shiuan Su ; Digital library initiatives for academic teaching and learning : towards a managed information environment for online learning / Judith Clark ; It's just a click away, or is it? : the challenge of implementing a global information network / Diane Kresh --
pt. 5. Collection management. Evaluating digital collections / Alastair G. Smith ; Creating content together : an international perspective on digitization programmes / David Dawson --
pt. 6. Standards and technology. Making sense of metadata : reading the words on a spinning top / Daniel G. Dorner ; Beyond today's search engines / Christopher Brown-Syed ; Are we information providers or the information police? : the uneasy marriage between access and security / Shadrack Katuu.
Series Title: International yearbook of library and information management, 2002/2003.
Responsibility: edited by G.E. Gorman.

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An annual publication in the field of library science and information management. It contains substantive chapters covering current issues, emerging debates and trends, models of best practice, and likely future developments. The theme for this 2002-2003volume is 'the digital factor'.

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