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By David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)

This booklet offers a better half quantity to electronic Library Economics and makes a speciality of the 'how to' of coping with electronic collections and providers (of all kinds) with reference to their financing and fiscal administration. The emphasis is on case reports and sensible examples drawn from a large choice of contexts. A instruction manual of electronic Library Economics is a realistic handbook for these concerned - or watching for to be concerned - within the improvement and administration of electronic libraries.

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A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, Collections and Services

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Middleton, K. (2005) ‘Collaborative digitization programs: a multifaceted approach to sustainability’, Library Hi Tech, 23 (2): 145–50. O’Connor, S. (2005) ‘The economics of repository libraries in the context of the future conventional libraries’, Library Management, 26 (1/2): 18–25. Poll, R. (2005) ‘Measuring the impact of new library services’, World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council. Oslo, 14–18 August. Robinson, J. (2009) ‘Spinning the disks – lessons from the circus’, in D.

Will it continue to perform well in the longer term? User need Is there evidence of user need? What do users value? What are their perceptions? Is there a developing market to deliver similar services freely or under different business models? Is there sufficient evidence of continuing user demand? Level of How leading edge are the products or services? ) Are new products or technologies emerging that may render the product or service redundant or inefficient? Are more innovative approaches or technologies developing that could be adopted to improve the value or impact of the service?

Pdf. Blue Ribbon Task Force (2010) Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Information, Final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access. pdf. J. (2006) ‘Sustaining a digital collection after the grants: the Early Washington Maps Project’, OCLC Systems and Services, 22 (1): 56–66. Boukacem-Zeghmouri, C. and Kamga, R. (2008) ‘La consultation de périodiques numériques en bibliothèque universitaire: état des lieux’, Bulletin des Bibliotheques de France, 3: 48–60.

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