Government Information Collections in the Networked Environment: New Issues and Models
This insightful book explores the challenging issues related to effective access to government information.Amidst all the chaos of today's dynamic information transition period, the only constants related to government information are change and inconsistency, yet with Government Information Collections in the Networked Environment: New Issues and Models, you will defeat the challenging issues and take advantage of the opportunities that networked government information collections have to offer. This valuable book gives you a fresh opportunity to rethink collecting activities and to tailor collections more precisely to fulfill the information needs of your local community. It will help you provide your patrons access to the full array and value of networked government information. Government Information Collections in the Networked Environment explores the changes and inconsistency of the new networked government information environment s transitional phase, with studies and solutions that will assist you in creating an information environment that may prove to be the greatest leveling force in library collecting. With this book, even the smallest community library can have the same government resources as those found in the largest of institutions. Throughout its pages, you'll explore new challenges and learn how to conquer them as the book discusses:
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