Selecting And Managing Electronic Resources: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

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NEAL-SCHUMAN PUB Incorporated, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 139 pages
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This expanded and updated how-to manual will prepare you to cope with the opportunities and pitfalls raised by electronic collections--accessibility, usability, content, and cost. The author details:
- The specifics of collection policies and processes
- Budgeting and acquisitions
- Evaluation and assessment
- Preservation issues
Totally new sections explain:
- Digital rights management
- New technologies
- New models and standards for organizing and accessing content
In addition, there are figures, forms and worksheets to give you the tools you need to prioritize your work.

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In a short period of time, information in electronic format has become the preferred version for many library users. Libraries are inundated with free information via the Internet, and some are ... Read full review

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Contents

Collection Development Policies
1
Selection Criteria and the Selection Process
15
Budgeting and Acquisitions
33
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

VICKI L. GREGORY is Assistant Professor in the Division of Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida.

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