The Academic Research Library in A Decade of Change

Written By Reg Carr
The Academic Research Library in A Decade of Change
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 January 2007
  • ISBN : 1780630999
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Academic Research Library in A Decade of Change written by Reg Carr which was release on 31 January 2007, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This book starts from the premise that the last decade has brought more changes for the academic research library than any ever previously known. The book provides an authoritative overview and analysis of the issues and challenges affecting academic research libraries from the closing years of the 20th century onwards. While the focus on this period of white water change is primarily British, with a number of case studies based on the transformative initiatives of the UKs Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and its seminal Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib), as well as on the Bodleian Libraries far-reaching responses to the complex demands of the digital age, the issues themselves are presented in their global context, with implications drawn for research libraries everywhere. Written by one of the worlds leading academic research librarians Provides a comprehensive overview of the factors at work in an exceptionally significant and fast-moving decade of research library development Contains personal insights into many of the key library and information initiatives of recent years

The Academic Research Library in A Decade of Change

The Academic Research Library in A Decade of Change
  • Author : Reg Carr
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2007-01-31
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1780630999
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