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The New Dynamics and Economics of Cooperative Collection Development

1st Edition

By Edward Shreeves

Routledge

294 pages

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Description

Leading collection development experts share their experience and expertise!

This book examines emerging and prospective models for cooperation in providing information resources. With case examples and cutting-edge perspectives, The New Dynamics and Economics of Cooperative Collection Development will enhance your understanding of collection development theory and provide you with insight into the issues facing information science professionals who seek cooperative solutions to collection development challenges. The contributors—some of the best thinkers and practitioners in the field today—discuss current projects and programs that show how cooperative work can effectively (and productively) take place.

With The New Dynamics and Economics of Cooperative Collection Development you’ll explore:

  • the state of international collection development in North America
  • the agreements and contracts that underpin cooperative agreements
  • cooperation, competition, collection management, and knowledge management
  • the evolution of the Association for Research Libraries Global Resources Program
  • the funding issues that underlie a multi-campus shared digital collection—how to determine costs and user preferences, campus perspectives on the collaborative environment, and the co-investment models used to fund shared collections and cover the expenses of university-wide participation
  • the birth of the Text Creation Partnership for Early English Books Online (EEBO)
  • a new cooperative model for the dissemination of information about rural sociology
  • a bibliometric study of OCLC’s WorldCat—and the problems it uncovers
  • a successful collaboration between OhioLINK libraries and YBP Library Services that expanded the monographic resources available in Ohio
The New Dynamics and Economics of Cooperative Collection Development will bring you up to date on cooperative collection development—evaluation, risk management, economics, and more; the digitization of scientific literature; knowledge management; new developments in scholarly publishing; the ins and outs of digital collections; collection analysis; emerging possibilities for library consortia; and current issues related to international publications and international cooperation. Strengthen your hold on the leading edge of the field. Make this important book a part of your professional collection today!

Table of Contents

  • PART I. INVITED AND CONTRIBUTED PAPERS
  • Uses and Abuses of Cooperation in a Digital Age (Ross Atkinson)
  • Worldwide Rural Research & Education Network (WRREN): A Stakeholder Model for Digital Project Development (Rebecca Bichel)
  • The Economics and Management of Digital Resources in a Multi-Campus, Multi-Library University: Introduction (Cecily Johns)
  • Collection Management Strategies in a Digital Environment (Cecily Johns)
  • The Economics and Management of Digital Resources in a Multi-Campus, Multi-Library University: The Shared Digital Collection (Beverlee French)
  • The University of California’s Collection Development Collaboration: A Campus Perspective (Phyllis S. Mirsky)
  • The Role of WorldCat in Resources Sharing (Anna H. Perrault)
  • Practical Cooperative Collecting for Consortia: Books-Not-Bought in Ohio (Julia A. Gammon and Michael Zeoli)
  • Academic and Commercial Roles in Building “The Digital Library” (Mark Sandler)
  • The Case for Belts and Suspenders: Risk Management Aspects of Cooperative Collection Development (Bernard F. Reilly, Jr.)
  • The AAU/ARL Global Resources Program: The View from a Crossroads (Deborah Jakubs)
  • International Information and the Postmodern Academy (Dan Hazen)
  • PART II. REPORTS OF ABERDEEN WOODS I WORKING GROUPS
  • Assessing the State of Cooperative Collection Development: Report of the Working Group to Map Current Cooperative Collection Development Projects (John Haar)
  • Best Practices in Cooperative Collection Development: A Report Prepared by the Center for Research Libraries Working Group on Best Practices in Cooperative Collection Development (Cynthia Shelton)
  • Measuring Success of Cooperative Collection Development: Report of the Center for Research Libraries/Greater Western Library Alliance Working Group for Quantitative Evaluation of Cooperative Collection Development Projects (Steve Bosch, Lucy Lyons, Mary H. Munroe, Anna H. Perrault, and Chris Sugnet)
  • Digitizing Geosciences Information Proposal and Report for the Center for Research Libraries Working Group on Cooperative Collection Development in Science and Technology (Diane E. Perushek)
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General