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The whole digital library handbook by Diane Kresh( Book )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 812 libraries worldwide
Essential facts, advice, lists, documents, guidelines, lore, wit, and wisdom: Along with fun and irreverence, it's what readers have come to expect from the Whole Library series. This latest entry zooms in on the cutting edge -- the digital library. It's a compendium that's by turns encyclopedic, useful, and engaging, contributors provide an overview of digital libraries, covering the state of information, issues, customers, challenges, tools and technology, preservation, and the future
The mirage of continuity : reconfiguring academic information resources for the 21st century ( Book )
5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
CLIR issues by Council on Library and Information Resources( file )
in English and Undetermined and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Aims to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning
Care and handling of CDs and DVDs : a guide for librarians and archivists by Fred R Byers( Book )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
Library as place : rethinking roles, rethinking space by Scott Bennett( Book )
10 editions published in 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 354 libraries worldwide
What is the role of a library when users can obtain information from any location? And what does this role change mean for the creation and design of library space? Six authors an architect, four librarians, and a professor of art history and classics explore these questions this report. The authors challenge the reader to think about new potential for the place we call the library and underscore the growing importance of the library as a place for teaching, learning, and research in the digital age
Libraries designed for learning by Scott Bennett( Book )
9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
To what extent have recent library design projects been driven by an understanding of how students learn and how faculty teach? To find out, Yale Librarian Emeritus Scott Bennett conducted an extensive study of the motivations and planning methods for library renovation and construction projects undertaken between 1992 and 2001. His study entailed a Web-based survey of more than 380 institutions, and phone interviews with 31 library directors and chief academic officers. He concludes that while most of the projects are serving users well, they have rarely been informed by a systematic assessment of how students learn and faculty teach. The author suggests that planning based on such an assessment could equip the library to serve an even more vital function as a space for teaching and learning. The report is intended for academic librarians who are responsible for library construction and renovation projects, and for campus academic officers who wish to engage substantively with the question of how library space can advance the core learning and teaching missions of their institutions
Selecting research collections for digitization by Dan C Hazen( Book )
11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 280 libraries worldwide
This document proposes a model of the decision making process required of research libraries when they embark on digital conversion projects. A series of questions are offered that focus on facilitating the decision making process for library managers. Questions of what and how to digitize are placed in the larger framework of collection building by focusing, first on the nature of the collections and their use, and second, on the realities of the institutional context in which these decisions are made. This booklet is divided into 10 main sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Copyright: The Place To Begin; (3) The Intellectual Nature of the Source Materials; (4) Current and Potential Users; (5) Actual and Anticipated Nature of Use; (6) The Format and Nature of the Digital Product; (7) Describing, Delivering, and Retaining the Digital Product; (8) Relationships to Other Digital Efforts; (9) Costs and Benefits; and (10) Conclusion. "Selection for Digitizing: a Decision-Making Matrix" is also included on the back cover. (Aef)
Scholarship, instruction, and libraries at the turn of the century : results from five task forces appointed by the American Council of Learned Societies and the Council on Library and Information Resources by Council on Library and Information Resources( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Collections, content, and the Web by Council on Library and Information Resources( Book )
10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
This report is based on a conference organized by CLIR and the Chicago Historical Society in October 1999. It includes the papers distributed at the conference and summaries of the discussions they provoked. It also summarizes a survey of institutional Web sites that was conducted to gather preliminary data about museum and library Web site design and use
Why digitize? by Abby Smith Rumsey( Book )
7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
This paper is a response to discussions of digitization at meetings of the National Humanities Alliance (nha). Nha asked the Council on Library and Information Resources (clir) to evaluate the experiences of cultural institutions with digitization projects to date and to summarize what has been learned about the advantages and disadvantages of digitizing culturally significant materials. Findings revealed that digitization often raises expectations of benefits, cost reductions, and efficiencies that can be illusory and, if not viewed realistically, have the potential to put at risk the collections and services libraries have provided for decades. One such false expectation--that digital conversion has already or will shortly replace microfilming as the preferred medium for preservation reformatting--could result in irreversible losses of information. This paper defines digital information; identifies weaknesses of digitization as a preservation treatment; discusses the benefits and drawbacks of digital technology for access; and highlights issues institutions must consider in contemplating a digital conversion project. (Aef)
Securing our dance heritage : issues on the documentation and preservation of dance by Catherine J Johnson( Book )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
The great research collections of the United States have resulted, in part, from a long and productive collaboration among scholars, librarians, and archivists. This booklet focuses on the documentation of, access to, and preservation of dance heritage. It discusses the cultural and intellectual value of dance and articulates what elements of dance should be recorded and made accessible so that scholars, performers, creators, and the public can grasp fully the rich history of human expression embodied in dance. It also explores the various strategies used for making those resources accessible and the challenges of preserving the fragile media on which these sources are recorded. (Contains five figures and 78 references.) (Aef)
Preparing for the worst, planning for the best : protecting our cultural heritage from disaster : proceedings of a conference sponsored by the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Section, the IFLA Core Activity for Preservation and Conservation, and the Council on Library and Information Resources, Inc., with the Akademie der Wissenschaften and the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany, July 30 - August 1, 2003 by Fédération internationale des associations de bibliothécaires et des bibliothèques( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
Review text: "...eine rundum gute Einführung in die wichtigsten Probleme dieses Themas an interessanten Beispielen." (, Wiesbaden, Nr. 3, 2005) "...this is a strong collection; both practical and informative." FOCUS on Intern. Library and Inform. Work, London, Nr. 2, 2005)
Preservation science survey : an overview of recent developments in research on the conservation of selected analog library and archival materials by Henk J Porck( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
This report presents an overview of recent research in the preservation of three information carriers: paper, film and photographic materials, and magnetic tape. It covers significant developments internationally over the last five years and concentrates on emerging technologies that have the potential for large-scale application
E-journal archiving metes and bounds : a survey of the landscape by Anne R Kenney( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Innovative use of information technology by colleges by Washington, Dc Council on Library and Information Resources( Book )
10 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
The Council on Library and Information Resources' (CLIR's) College Libraries Committee began its study of the innovative uses of technology on college campuses in the spring of 1998. a letter was sent to heads of libraries of colleges and mid-sized universities in the United States encouraging librarians who felt their institutions had used technology in a way that significantly enhanced teaching and learning and who were willing to host a study team for a site visit to apply to the project. Nine campuses were selected out of the 41 applicants and site visits were conducted between September 1998 and January 1999. a two-day conference in March 1999 focused on the environment that is most conducive to organizational change. Representatives from each of the nine case study sites were present to discuss which features of the programs they studied had been most successful. Sites included: (1) California Institute of Technology, Sherman Fairchild Library - a New High-Tech Library; (2) Carnegie Mellon University - a New Electronic Archives; (3) Indiana University/Purdue University at Indianapolis - Librarian-Scholar Collaboration in Learning Communities; (4) Lafayette College - An Interdisciplinary Team Approach; (5) Point Park College and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, Library Center - a Public-Private Library Partnership; (6) Southern Utah University, Gerald R. Sherratt Library - One Librarian Introduces ead (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids; (7) Stevens Institute of Technology - Electronic Access, Not Subscriptions; (8) Wellesley College, Margaret Clapp Library - a New High-Tech Center; and (9) West Virginia Wesleyan College - Laptops for Every Student. Four speakers provided additional perspective on the case studies. William Haden opened the conference by noting that with rapid developments in information technology, colleges today face new pressures to remain relevant, competitive, and effective. This was followed by two presentations, by Susan Jurow and Barbara Hill, on making change in higher education. Brian Hawkins then prepared participants with observations on the transformation of higher education. The presentations are provided in part 1 of this report, as are summaries of the ensuing discussion and recommendations for follow-up activities. Case studies appear in part 2 of the report. The clir Belmont conference participant list is appended. (Aef)
Dimensions and use of the scholarly information environment : introduction to a data set by Amy Friedlander( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Users' expectations of libraries are changing as they find and obtain more information directly from the Web. To better understand how usage patterns are changing, the Digital Library Federation (DLF) and Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) commissioned Outsell, Inc., to conduct a large-scale study of undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty members from a wide range of academic institutions. This report includes 158 of the 659 data tables, a few summary observations, and a brief discussion of some possible implications of the findings. To view all 659 tables, click here. CLIR will deposit the raw data tapes with the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
No brief candle : reconceiving research libraries for the 21st century by Council on Library and Information Resources( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 166 libraries worldwide
Annual report by Council on Library and Information Resources( serial )
in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The Library of Congress National Recording Preservation Plan ( file )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"The National Recording Preservation Plan has been devised to provide a blueprint to "implement a comprehensive national sound recording preservation program," as mandated in the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000. Congress specified that the program established by the Librarian of Congress under this legislation "shall ... increase accessibility of sound recordings for educational purposes." Preserved recordings can benefit the public only if they are made available for listening. Technological, institutional, and legal impediments to broadened access create daunting challenges for the national preservation effort. This plan identifies the audio field's most important preservation and access problems and offers recommendations for surmounting them."--Page 1
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