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Metadata Practices

Metadata Practices in the Library

The current technical services operations within libraries needs to be redirected and refocused in terms of format priorities. This FreeBook thus provides library practitioners and students of Library and Information Science with a consideration around shifting scholarly publishing, open access, social networking, loss of market share, and declining library funding on collection budgets and digital accessibility to print resources – all of which is in light of Metadata Practice in the Library.

Author Interview: Additionally, you can also read our author interview with George Veletsianos, author of Social Media in Academia.

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