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A Handbook of Digital Library Economics

A Handbook of Digital Library Economics Book
Author : Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-07-31
ISBN : 1780633181
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides a companion volume to Digital Library Economics and focuses on the ‘how to’ of managing digital collections and services (of all types) with regard to their financing and financial management. The emphasis is on case studies and practical examples drawn from a wide variety of contexts. A Handbook of Digital Library Economics is a practical manual for those involved – or expecting to be involved – in the development and management of digital libraries. Provides practical approach to the subject Focuses on the challenges associated with the economic and financial aspects of digital developments Will be valuable to practitioners, and tutors and students in a wide variety of situations

The End of Wisdom

The End of Wisdom  Book
Author : Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2016-11-22
ISBN : 0081001770
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The End of Wisdom? The Future of Libraries in a Digital Age assembles opinion pieces, forecasts, strategy options, and case studies from leading worldwide politicians, academics, educators, authors, publishers, captains of industry, senior public sector workers, library directors, IT gurus and other key players in the field of information provision who discuss their views on the hypothesis surrounding the "end of libraries" and the "death of books." The contributions – ranging in length from 500 to 2000 words are analyzed and summarized to create a rich picture of current trends and likely futures for libraries of all types, with digital options discussed in detail. Focuses on the key issue facing library and information services for the foreseeable future Takes a much broader view by asking a wide range of key people and representative stakeholders and user groups for their view of the future of libraries of all kinds Presents a comprehensive analysis of likely directions and options for libraries, library managers, and users Includes a route map for the future Builds on the successful approaches adopted in A Handbook of Digital Library Economics and Libraries and Society

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services Book
Author : David Baker,Wendy Evans
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2016-12-21
ISBN : 1785607308
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization takes as its underpinning theme the whole subject of innovation in Library and Information Services. It considers the various types of innovation through case studies and exemplars both from within the LIS sector and other cognate industries and environments.

Digital Information Strategies

Digital Information Strategies Book
Author : David Baker,Wendy Evans
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2015-12-10
ISBN : 008100267X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Digital Information Strategies: From Applications and Content to Libraries and People provides a summary and summation of key themes, advances, and trends in all aspects of digital information at the present time. This helpful resource explores the impact of developing technologies on the information world. Written from an international perspective, the book emphasizes key current topics and future developments. The publication is based on a dynamic set of contents that respond to, and anticipate, what is happening—and what may well happen—in the field of digital information. Presents a comprehensive overview of the major aspects of contemporary digital information provision Serves as a useful reference work for the subject area Features input written from an international perspective Explores the impact of developing technologies on the information world, emphasizing key, current topics and future developments

Trends Discovery and People in the Digital Age

Trends  Discovery  and People in the Digital Age Book
Author : Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2013-02-26
ISBN : 1780633890
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Digital information is a constantly developing field. The first title in the Chandos Digital Information Review series, Trends, Discovery, and People in the Digital Age, summarises and presents key themes, advances and trends in all aspects of digital information today, exploring the impact of developing technologies on the information world. This book emphasises important contemporary topics and future developments from a global perspective. Dynamic contents by leaders in the field respond to what is happening in the field of digital information literacy, and anticipate future developments. Topics include: the future of digital information provision; Enquire; cloud computing; building an information landscape; e-books and journals in a changing digital landscape; discovering resources; citizens and digital information; data-management; community usage patterns of scientific information; software citations; the future of data curation; JISC; Skills Portal; the future information professional; university library and information services; academic libraries and their future; and impediments to new library futures. Covers major aspects of contemporary digital information provision Provides practical advice Structured so that each chapter stands alone while contributing to a coherent overall text

Digital Library Economics

Digital Library Economics Book
Author : Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2009-04-20
ISBN : 1780630093
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Digital Library Economics covers key aspects of the management and development of the digital library from an economic viewpoint. The work is a collection of essays by leading international authorities and provides an overview of current and future positions with regard to the economics of digital library management and development. Key contextual aspects are described, providing a history of the growth of digital libraries, with special reference to financial issues, current and possible future economic models and costing methodologies and challenges, themes and issues in the field. Incorporates past developments, current good practice and future trends Written by recognized national and international authorities There is little else in the field: it fills a major gap in the literature

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries Book
Author : Tella, Adeyinka,Kwanya, Tom
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2017-08-16
ISBN : 1522530940
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Taking into consideration the variety of information being created, produced, and published, the acquisition and archiving of e-resources by digital libraries is rapidly increasing. As such, managing the rights to these resources is imperative. The Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on strategies in which digital libraries engage in the management of increasing digital intellectual property to protect both the users and the creators of the resources. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as copyright management, open access, and software programs, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking material on property rights and e-resources.

Libraries and Society

Libraries and Society Book
Author : Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-04-30
ISBN : 1780632630
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book reviews both the historical and future roles that public, private, academic and special libraries have in supporting and shaping society at local, regional, national and international levels. Globalisation, economic turmoil, political and ethnic tensions, rapid technology development, global warming and other key environmental factors are all combining in myriad and complex ways to affect everyone, both individually and collectively. Fundamental questions are being asked about the future of society and the bedrock organisations that underpin it. Libraries and Society considers the key aspects of library provision and the major challenges that libraries – however defined, managed, developed and provided – now face, and will continue to face in the future. It also focuses on the emerging chapter in cultural, economic and social history and the library’s role in serving diverse communities within this new era. Looks at all types of library in a period of major and discontinuous change, tackling the fundamental questions of the future of libraries in the context of major societal, political and environmental issues Poses important questions for the profession and policy development Fills a major gap in literature (recent discourse and debate on the future of democracy, for example, the library is rarely included)

Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic

Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic Book
Author : Bhardwaj, Raj Kumar
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2017-08-11
ISBN : 1522521208
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The development of online digital libraries has enhanced the availability of printed materials. By implementing these systems, this ensures the access of material to universities, students, and bibliophiles. Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic is a pivotal reference source for the latest techniques and initiatives needed to transition libraries into the digital age. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as electronic resource management, library management software, and semantic web, this publication is an ideal resource for faculty members, research scholars, students, information specialists, and librarians in universities and in academic, public, and special libraries.

The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy

The Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy Book
Author : Victoria Durrer,Toby Miller,Dave O'Brien
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2017-09-22
ISBN : 131751288X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cultural policy intersects with political, economic, and socio-cultural dynamics at all levels of society, placing high and often contradictory expectations on the capabilities and capacities of the media, the fine, performing, and folk arts, and cultural heritage. These expectations are articulated, mobilised and contested at – and across – a global scale. As a result, the study of cultural policy has firmly established itself as a field that cuts across a range of academic disciplines, including sociology, cultural and media studies, economics, anthropology, area studies, languages, geography, and law. This Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy sets out to broaden the field’s consideration to recognise the necessity for international and global perspectives. The book explores how cultural policy has become a global phenomenon. It brings together a diverse range of researchers whose work reveals how cultural policy expresses and realises common global concerns, dominant narratives, and geopolitical economic and social inequalities. The sections of the book address cultural policy’s relation to core academic disciplines and core questions, of regulations, rights, development, practice, and global issues. With a cross-section of country-by-country case studies, this comprehensive volume is a map for academics and students seeking to become more globally orientated cultural policy scholars.

Research Anthology on Collaboration Digital Services and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries

Research Anthology on Collaboration  Digital Services  and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2021-01-15
ISBN : 1799881059
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Faced with increased budget cuts, libraries must continue to advance their services through new technologies and practices in order to keep pace with the rapid changes society is currently facing. The once traditional in-person services offered can no longer be the only option, and to keep themselves afloat, libraries must offer more in terms of digital services. The convenience of offering mobile and digital services brings a new wave of accessibility to libraries and a new question on just how much libraries will need to change to meet the newfound needs of its patrons. Beyond offering these digital services, libraries are incorporating other types of technology in multifaceted ways such as utilizing artificial intelligence practices, social media, and big data management. Moreover, libraries are increasingly looking for ways to partner and collaborate with the community, faculty, students, and other libraries in order to keep abreast of the best practices and needs of their users. The Research Anthology on Collaboration, Digital Services, and Resource Management for the Sustainability of Libraries explores emerging strategies and technologies that are redefining the role of the library within communities and academia. This reference book covers extensive ground on all the ways libraries have shifted to manage their resources, digitalize their services, and market themselves within the new technological revolution. These continued shifts for libraries come with benefits, challenges, and future projections that are critical for discussion as libraries continue to strive to remain updated and relevant in times of change. This book is ideal for librarians, archivists, collection managers, IT specialists, electronic resource librarians, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in the current state of libraries and how they are transforming to fit modern needs.

Handbook on Electronic Commerce

Handbook on Electronic Commerce Book
Author : Michael Shaw,Robert Blanning,Troy Strader,Andrew Whinston
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2000-05-16
ISBN : 9783540673446
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The new digital economy has pronounced implications for corporate strategy, marketing, operations, information systems, customer service, global supply-chain management, and product distribution. This handbook examines most aspects of electronic commerce, including electronic storefronts, online business, consumer interface, business-to-business networking, digital payment, legal issues, information product development, and electronic business models. An indispensable reference for professionals in e-commerce and Internet business.

Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy

Handbook on the Digital Creative Economy Book
Author : Ruth Towse,Christian Handka
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2013-12-27
ISBN : 1781004870
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Digital technologies have transformed the way many creative works are generated, disseminated and used. They have made cultural products more accessible, challenged established business models and the copyright system, and blurred the boundary between

Research Handbook on Electronic Commerce Law

Research Handbook on Electronic Commerce Law Book
Author : John A. Rothchild
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2016-09-30
ISBN : 1783479922
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The steady growth of internet commerce over the past twenty years has given rise to a host of new legal issues in a broad range of fields. This authoritative Research Handbook comprises chapters by leading scholars which will provide a solid foundation for newcomers to the subject and also offer exciting new insights that will further the understanding of e-commerce experts. Key topics covered include: contracting, payments, intellectual property, extraterritorial enforcement, alternative dispute resolution, social media, consumer protection, network neutrality, online gambling, domain name governance, and privacy.

Recent Developments in the Design Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries Case Studies

Recent Developments in the Design  Construction  and Evaluation of Digital Libraries  Case Studies Book
Author : Cool, Colleen
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-02-28
ISBN : 1466629924
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

It is no secret that the world of libraries has rapidly evolved into an environment which will soon be largely digitized. However, this digital shift has brought with it a unique set of challenges and issues for scholars and librarians to handle. Recent Developments in the Design, Construction, and Evaluation of Digital Libraries not only addresses the challenges with digital libraries, but it also describes the recent developments in the design, construction, and evaluation of these libraries in various environments. This cutting-edge resource compiles research from a wide array of specialists into a unified and comprehensive manner. Librarians, researchers, scholars, and professionals in this field will find the reference source beneficial in order to deepen their understanding of this continually growing field.

The Whole Digital Library Handbook

The Whole Digital Library Handbook Book
Author : Council on Library and Information Resources Staff
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2007-02-05
ISBN : 9780838909263
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

A guidebook to the digital age for librarians offers coverage of such topics as blogs, wikis, digitization project planning, and podcasting.

The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics

The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics Book
Author : Francesco Parisi
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2017-04-27
ISBN : 0191507199
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Covering over one-hundred topics on issues ranging from Law and Neuroeconomics to European Union Law and Economics to Feminist Theory and Law and Economics, The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics is the definitive work in the field of law and economics. The book gathers together scholars and experts in law and economics to create the most inclusive and current work on law and economics. Edited by Francisco Parisi, the Handbook looks at the origins of the field of law and economics, tracks its progression and increased importance to both law and economics, and looks to the future of the field and its continued development by examining a cornucopia of fields touched by work in law and economics. The uniqueness of its breadth, depth, and convenience make the volume essential to scholars, students, and contributors in the field of law and economics.

Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage

Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage Book
Author : Ilde Rizzo,Anna Mignosa
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2013-01-01
ISBN : 0857931008
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Cultural heritage is a complex and elusive concept, constantly evolving through time, and combining cultural, aesthetic, symbolic, spiritual, historical and economic values. The Handbook on the Economics of Cultural Heritage outlines the contribution of economics to the design and analysis of cultural heritage policies and to addressing issues related to the conservation, management and enhancement of heritage. The Handbook takes a multidisciplinary approach, using cultural economics as a theoretical framework to illustrate how crucial and stimulating cross-disciplinary dialogue actually is. Contributors scrutinise the co-existence of cultural and economic values as well as the new challenges that arise from changes brought about by technology, and relationships between the different actors engaged in the production, distribution and consumption of heritage services. The roles of public, private and non-profit organizations are also explored. Case studies underpin the discussion, demonstrating the clear and vital link between theory and practice. This highly unique Handbook will prove a fascinating and informative read for academics, researchers, students and policymakers with an interest in cultural economics.

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law

Research Handbook on the Economics of Intellectual Property Law Book
Author : Ben Depoorter,Peter Menell,David Schwartz
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2019
ISBN : 1789903998
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Both law and economics and intellectual property law have expanded dramatically in tandem over recent decades. This field-defining two-volume Handbook, featuring the leading legal, empirical, and law and economics scholars studying intellectual property rights, provides wide-ranging and in-depth analysis both of the economic theory underpinning intellectual property law, and the use of analytical methods to study it.

Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries Socio Technical Perspectives

Developing Sustainable Digital Libraries  Socio Technical Perspectives Book
Author : Ashraf, Tariq,Sharma, Jaideep,Gulati, Puja Anand
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2010-03-31
ISBN : 1615207686
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

"This book provides tools to complement an organization's burgeoning information treasuries, exploring new frontiers by looking at social and economic aspects of digital libraries and their sustainability"--Provided by publisher.