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 (LIS) 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.
Metadata best practices and guidelines function as an essential mechanism for metadata planning, application and management, and interoperability. There has been a rapidly growing body of digital repositories and collections; accordingly, a wide range of digital projects and initiatives have…
Paperback – 2014-06-23
It has long been apparent to academic library administrators that the current technical services operations within libraries need to be redirected and refocused in terms of both format priorities and human resources. A number of developments and directions have made this reorganization imperative,…
Paperback – 2013-05-31
The year 1997 found the members of the OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) cooperative in an expansive mood. More than 1,000 library leaders attended the OCLC President’s Luncheon in San Francisco, where they celebrated OCLC’s 30th anniversary. There were more than 25,000 libraries participating…
Paperback – 2011-11-28
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