Is It Worth It?
from Oxford University's Bodleian Library, who has managed several digitization
projects, talks about this sort of work, its actual value, and whether
your library should approach a digitization project of its own.
by Stuart D. Lee
Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Evaluating Electronic Journals
serials was difficult enough before the advent of electronic journals,
but now we also have to deal with complicated pricing schemes, varying
formats, confusing choices, and competing aggregators. It's like the Wild
West around here. What's the best way to add these electronic rogues into
Together to Develop Electronic Collections
libraries follow different paths as they develop their digital collections.
This article outlines two of those paths. These health science librarians
learned lessons separately, then later, when they began working together,
they compared their experiences and noted some similarities.
Lord and Bart Ragon
View from the Top Left Corner
The Great Network Shake-Up
by Michael Schuyler
Promoting Information Nutrition
as Digital Authors and Publishers
Think Like a Patron When
You Consider Buying E-Books
by Janet L. Balas
All on the Web, Isn't It?
by Kathy Dempsey
Drexel University Moves
Aggressively from Print to Electronic Access for Journals
journals pose a challenge that our industry is still trying to come to
terms with. What's happening at Drexel University in Philadelphia is representative
of today's climate. This interview with dean of libraries Carol Hansen
Montgomery reveals how she deals with the trend.
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