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Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries

Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries Book
Author : John Wang
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2017-08-23
ISBN : 0081020325
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Library Supply Chain Management for Collection Services of Academic Libraries: Solving Operational Challenges and Enhancing User Productivity contains three sections, each comprised of several topical chapters on a particular subject. Part One explains why supply chain management is vital to libraries. Part Two builds on Part One, beginning with a classic supply chain model, including its brief history and current development. Part Three suggests a theoretical supply chain model based on emerging technological advancements of society. This model will develop based on four components, user goals, workflow efficiency, financial stewardship and core services. Introduces supply chain management to library and information science Provides the first study on supply chain integration for libraries to fulfill their mission in knowledge management and delivery Provides practitioners and researchers with a model and theoretical framework of the supply chain to further study library science Inspires researchers and practitioners to embrace or adopt emerging technologies for service and operational optimization

Libraries Digital Information and COVID

Libraries  Digital Information  and COVID Book
Author : David Baker,Lucy Ellis
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2021-07-02
ISBN : 0323905986
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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COVID-19 is profoundly affecting the ways in which we live, learn, plan, and develop. What does COVID-19 mean for the future of digital information use and delivery, and for more traditional forms of library provision? Libraries, Digital Information, and COVID gives immediate and long-term solutions for librarians responding to the challenge of COVID-19. The book helps library leaders prepare for a post-COVID-19 world, giving guidance on developing sustainable solutions. The need for sustainable digital access has now become acute, and while offering a physical space will remain important, current events are likely to trigger a shift toward off-site working and study, making online access to information more crucial. Libraries have already been providing access to digital information as a premium service. New forms and use of materials all serve to eliminate the need for direct contact in a physical space. Such spaces will come to be predicated on evolving systems of digital information, as critical needs are met by remote delivery of goods and services. Intensified financial pressure will also shape the future, with a reassessment of information and its commercial value. In response, there will be a massification of provision through increased cooperation and collaboration. These significant transitions are driving professionals to rethink and question their identities, values, and purpose. This book responds to these issues by examining the practicalities of running a library during and after the pandemic, answering questions such as: What do we know so far? How are institutions coping? Where are providers placing themselves on the digital/print and the remote/face-to-face continuums? This edited volume gives analysis and examples from around the globe on how libraries are managing to deliver access and services during COVID-19. This practical and thoughtful book provides a framework within which library directors and their staff can plan sustainable services and collections for an uncertain future. Focuses on the immediate practicalities of service provision under COVID-19 Considers longer-term strategic responses to emerging challenges Identifies key concerns and problems for librarians and library leaders Analyzes approaches to COVID-19 planning Presents and examines exemplars of best practice from around the world Offers practical models and a useful framework for the future

Handbook of Research on Managing and Influencing Consumer Behavior

Handbook of Research on Managing and Influencing Consumer Behavior Book
Author : Kaufmann, Hans-Ruediger
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2014-10-31
ISBN : 1466665483
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In recent years, all types of businesses have increasingly focused on the importance of the relationship with the customer. Customer knowledge management has become a well-known term used in the business and academic worlds for understanding how to control consumer behavior. The Handbook of Research on Managing and Influencing Consumer Behavior discusses the importance of understanding and implementing customer knowledge management and customer relationship management into everyday business workflows. This comprehensive reference work highlights the changes that the Internet and social media have brought to consumer behavior, and is of great use to marketers, businesses, academics, students, researchers, and professionals.

Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2015-09-30
ISBN : 1466687525
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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We live in a wireless society, one where convenience and accessibility determine the efficacy of the latest electronic gadgets and mobile devices. Making the most of these technologies—and ensuring their security against potential attackers—requires increased diligence in mobile technology research and development. Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications brings together a comprehensive range of voices and research in the area of mobile and wireless technologies, exploring the successes and failures, advantages and drawbacks, and benefits and limitations of the technology. With applications in a plethora of different research and topic areas, this multi-volume reference work benefits researchers, service providers, end-users, and information technology professionals. This four-volume reference work includes a diverse array of chapters and authors covering topics such as m-commerce, network ethics, mobile agent systems, mobile learning, communications infrastructure, and applications in fields such as business, healthcare, government, tourism, and more.

Enterprise Resource Planning Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Enterprise Resource Planning  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications Book
Author : Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-06-30
ISBN : 1466641541
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The design, development, and use of suitable enterprise resource planning systems continue play a significant role in ever-evolving business needs and environments. Enterprise Resource Planning: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications presents research on the progress of ERP systems and their impact on changing business needs and evolving technology. This collection of research highlights a simple framework for identifying the critical factors of ERP implementation and statistical analysis to adopt its various concepts. Useful for industry leaders, practitioners, and researchers in the field.

Handbook of Research on Inventive Digital Tools for Collection Management and Development in Modern Libraries

Handbook of Research on Inventive Digital Tools for Collection Management and Development in Modern Libraries Book
Author : Thanuskodi, S.
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2015-07-17
ISBN : 1466681799
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The quality of library collections depends heavily on the initial assessment requirements. An accurate assessment assists with meeting the goals and missions of the library, but the introduction of digital media and resources is accompanied with new challenges in measuring the effective use of the library’s collection. The Handbook of Research on Inventive Digital Tools for Collection Management and Development in Modern Libraries details how libraries strive to bridge traditional collections with their new digital counterparts. Providing real-world examples and analysis of the modern library, this publication is a timely reference source for professionals and researchers in the fields of library and information science, as well as executives interested in information and organizational development.

Customer Service in Academic Libraries

Customer Service in Academic Libraries Book
Author : Stephen Mossop
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-10-06
ISBN : 1780634390
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The term 'customer service' is not new to the academic library community. Academic libraries exist to serve the needs of their community, and hence customer service is essential. However, the term can be applied in a variety of ways, from a thin veneer of politeness, to an all-encompassing ethic focussing organisational and individual attention on understanding and meeting the needs of the customer. For customers, the library’s Front Line team is the ‘human face’ of the library. How well they do their job can have a massive impact on the quality of the learning experience for many students, and can directly impact upon their success. The importance of their role, and the quality of the services they offer, should not be underestimated – but in an increasingly digital world, and with potentially several thousand individuals visiting every day (whether in person or online), each with their own agendas and requirements, how can the library’s Front Line team deliver the personal service that each of these individuals need? Customer Service in Academic Libraries contributes to what academic libraries, as a community, do really well - the sharing of best practice. It brings together, in one place, examples of how Front Line teams from libraries across a wide geographical area - Hong Kong, Australia, Turkey and the United Kingdom – work to ‘get it right for their customers’. Between them, they cover a range of institutions including research-intensive, mixed HE/FE, private establishments and shared campuses. All have their own tales to tell, their own emphases, their own ways of doing things – and all bring their own examples of best practice, which it is hoped readers will find useful in their own context. Discusses ‘customer service’ in a library setting Translates ‘management theory’ into useful practice information Examines building relationships, meeting customer needs, and marketing and communication Provides examples of practical experience grounded in recent, transferable experience

Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times

Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times Book
Author : Karen G. Lawson
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2015-04-08
ISBN : 1317983300
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Strategic planning, collaboration, continual stewardship, best practices, and re-engineering can provide librarians with a toolkit of innovative strategies that meets the worst of economic times with bold, persistent experimentation. This book covers the implications for libraries of a broad range of technological and economic challenges. These challenges include the fallout from the global economic crisis, the positioning of usage statistics, the advent of open access scholarship, database management, responding to budgetary constrictions and general access to serials. Taken as a whole, this collection provides practitioners in the library sector and in higher education with a wide variety of insights on the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities involved with serials collection management in recessionary times, written by academic librarians, vendors, publishers, fundraisers, and higher education professionals. This book was published as a special issue of The Serials Librarian.

Library Consortia

Library Consortia Book
Author : Aditya Tripathi,Jawahar Lal
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2016-07-13
ISBN : 0081009496
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Libraries are burdened with increased demand for resources and services and inflating expectations against shrinking or stagnant budgets. An individual library cannot cope with the situation. Hence, libraries form alliances for cooperation and sharing. Emerging changes in the publishing industry are phenomenal and have forced libraries to move toward a strategic partnership called library consortia. Information technology has played a vital role in developing such partnerships. Publishers offer packages of resources to library consortia benefitting all member libraries. Library consortia protect the interests of individual members while considering the business interests of publishers. This book is a start-up guide to libraries and librarians desiring to form library consortia. It covers the various facets of library consortia and corresponding activities. The chapters are presented with different consortia models, formations, business negotiations and various licensing schemes. presents a detailed guide and criteria for establishing library consortia discusses consortia models in detail, with examples includes examples of staff patterns and governance issues of library consortia provides examples of different licensing and pricing models

Future Directions in Digital Information

Future Directions in Digital Information Book
Author : David Baker,Lucy Ellis
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2020-10-24
ISBN : 0128221771
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The last decade has seen significant global changes that have impacted the library, information, and learning services and sciences. There is now a mood to find pragmatic information solutions to pressing global challenges. Future Directions in Digital Information presents the latest ideas and approaches to digital information from across the globe, portraying a sense of transition from old to new. This title is a comprehensive, international take on key themes, advances, and trends in digital information, including the impact of developing technologies. The latest volume in the ‘Chandos Digital Information Review Series’, this book will help practitioners and thinkers looking to keep pace with, and excel among, the digital choices and pathways on offer, to develop new systems and models, and gain information on trends in the educational and industry contexts that make up the information sphere. A group of international contributors has been assembled to give their view on how information professionals and scientists are creating the future along five distinct themes: Strategy and Design; Who are the Users?; Where Formal meets Informal; Applications and Delivery; and finally, New Paradigms. The multinational perspectives contained in this volume acquaint readers with problems, approaches, and achievements in digital information from around the world, with equity of information access emerging as a key challenge. Presents a global perspective on how information science and services are changing and how they can best adapt Gives insight into how managers can make the best decisions about the future provision of their information services Engages key practical issues faced by information professionals such as how best to collect and deploy user data in libraries Presents digital literacy as a global theme, stressing the need to foster literacy in a broad range of contexts Interrogates how ready information professionals are for emergent technological and social change across the globe

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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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

Technology Change and the Academic Library

Technology  Change and the Academic Library Book
Author : Jeremy Atkinson
Publisher : Chandos Publishing
Release : 2020-09-28
ISBN : 0128232285
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Massive technological change has been impacting universities and university libraries in recent years. Such change has manifested in technological developments impacting all areas of academic library activity, including systems, services, collections, the physical library environment, marketing, and support for university teaching, learning, research, and administration. Many books and papers have examined these changes from a technical perspective. However, there is little substantive reflection on what technological change means, and how best to get out in front of it, for the academic library. Technology, Change and the Academic Library systematically reflects on technological innovation, the successes, failures and lessons learned, the nature, process and culture of change, and key aspects including impacts on library staff and users, roles and responsibilities, and skills and capabilities. The book takes an international perspective on the massive change currently affecting academic libraries. The title gives an overview and literature review, considers technological innovation and change management, future technologies and future change, and provides information on further reading. Case studies describe the rationale, aims, and objectives for particular technological innovations, and consider methods, outcomes, and recommendations for the future. Finally, the book reflects back on how technological change can best be wrought in academic libraries. Gives library managers and librarians insight into how best to identify, plan, and implement technological innovation Provides a wide-ranging overview, literature review, and a series of reflective case studies on technological innovation in libraries Emphasises current trends, lessons, and critical issues for putting technological innovation into place Offers an international perspective on technological innovation in the academic library Uses a critical methodology to reflect on what works, what does not, and how managers can apply lessons from real cases worldwide

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship Book
Author : Chakraborty, Susmita
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-07-31
ISBN : 1466643668
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With the introduction of the Bologna Process, the emphasis on the importance of international librarianship and its activity between governmental or non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups of nations has continued to grow. Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship highlights the importance of international librarianship in governmental and non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups in order to promote, develop, and maintain librarianship and the library profession around the world. This publication is essential for graduate students, researchers, teachers, and LIS administrators in the field of library science.

Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI

Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI Book
Author : Gunter, Darrell Wayne
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2021-06-18
ISBN : 1799855910
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Every industry will be positively affected by blockchain and AI technology at some point. However, blockchain is a misunderstood technology within the publishing realm. The scholarly publishing industry can significantly improve the flow of research, drive down costs, and introduce new efficiencies in the publishing industry with these new technologies. The scholarly publishing industry is in its early days of the digital transformation, and blockchain and AI technology could play a major role in this. However, the industry has been resistant to change. These reasons include but are not limited to staying with legacy systems, cost of new platforms, changing cultures, and understanding and adopting new technologies. With proper research and information provided, the publishing industry can adopt these technologies for beneficial advancements and the generation of a bright future. Transforming Scholarly Publishing With Blockchain Technologies and AI explores the changing landscape of scholarly publishing and how blockchain technologies and AI are slowly being integrated and used within the industry. This book covers both the benefits and challenges of implementing technology and provides both cases and new developments. Topics highlighted include business model developments, new efficiencies in scholarly publishing, blockchain in research libraries, knowledge discovery, and blockchain in academic publishing. This book is a valuable reference tool for publishers, IT specialists, technologists, publishing vendors, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in how blockchain technologies and AI are transforming and developing a modern scholarly publishing industry.

The New Academic Librarian

The New Academic Librarian Book
Author : Rebeca Peacock,Jill Wurm
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2014-01-23
ISBN : 1476613257
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The new essays on today’s academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities—since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday’s stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections, to web development and new outreach initiatives, the topics covered by the essays in this book will reassure new librarians and stimulate prospective librarians as they realize the enhanced and varied positions that are available in the 21st century academic library.

E Logistics and E Supply Chain Management

E Logistics and E Supply Chain Management Book
Author : Deryn Graham,Ioannis Manikas,Dimitris Folinas
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2013-04-30
ISBN : 1466639156
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"This book explores the creation of integrated supply chains, the developments of virtual business, and the processes of re-engineering for business development"--Provided by publisher.

Project Management in the Library Workplace

Project Management in the Library Workplace Book
Author : Alice Daugherty,Samantha Schmehl Hines
Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
Release : 2018-05-11
ISBN : 1787548368
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization attempts to put project management into the toolboxes of library administrators through overviews of concepts, analyses of experiences, and forecasts for the use of project management within the profession.

The Basic Business Library

The Basic Business Library Book
Author : Eric Forte,Michael R. Oppenheim
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2011-11-30
ISBN : 1598846116
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This succinct, comprehensive sourcebook provides everything needed to start, maintain, and provide service for a business collection, and to research virtually any business topic.

Library Information Science Abstracts

Library   Information Science Abstracts Book
Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Library Information Science Abstracts book written by , available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Education and Research for Marketing and Quality Management in Libraries La formation et la recherche sur le marketing et la gestion de la qualit en biblioth que La formation et la recherche sur le marketing et la gestion de la qualit en biblioth que

Education and Research for Marketing and Quality Management in Libraries   La formation et la recherche sur le marketing et la gestion de la qualit   en biblioth  que   La formation et la recherche sur le marketing et la gestion de la qualit   en biblioth  que Book
Author : Réjean Savard
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release : 2001-01-01
ISBN : 3110962217
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the information profession. The series IFLA Publications deals with many of the means through which libraries, information centres, and information professionals worldwide can formulate their goals, exert their influence as a group, protect their interests, and find solutions to global problems.