By David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)
This ebook offers a spouse quantity to electronic Library Economics and specializes in the 'how to' of handling electronic collections and prone (of every kind) with reference to their financing and fiscal administration. The emphasis is on case stories and sensible examples drawn from a large choice of contexts. A guide of electronic Library Economics is a pragmatic guide for these concerned - or awaiting to be concerned - within the improvement and administration of electronic libraries.
- Provides functional method of the subject
- Focuses at the demanding situations linked to the commercial and fiscal points of electronic developments
- Will be priceless to practitioners, and tutors and scholars in a large choice of situations
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Extra info for A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, Collections and Services
Baker and W. Evans (eds), Digital Library Economics: An Academic Perspective. Oxford: Chandos Publishing. , Chruszcz, J. and Lavoie, B. (2008) Keeping Research Data Safe: A Cost Model and Guidance for UK Universities. Bristol: JISC. uk/publications/publications/keepingresearchdatasafe. aspx. , Lavoie, B. and Woollard, M. (2010) Keeping Research Data Safe 2. Bristol: JISC. pdf. Blue Ribbon Task Force (2008) Sustaining the Digital Investment: Issues and Challenges of Economically Sustainable Digital Preservation, Interim Report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access.
Baker and Evans, 2009) ‘Providing access to the digital world is expensive . . ’ (Lee, 1997) Collaboration ‘On-line content is now an essential resource where significant economies of scale can be found by national procurement and delivery’ (JISC, 2007). Managed licensing agreements and central negotiation have led to better deals and good terms and conditions that allow the utilisation of materials for the benefit of research, learning and teaching development and also relationship management with other key stakeholders such as publishers.
2. The KRDS activity model was reviewed and its presentation and usability enhanced. 3. Cost information for four organisations (the Archaeology Data Service, the National Digital Archive of Datasets, the UK Data Archive and the University of Oxford) was analysed in depth and presented in case studies. 4. A benefits framework was produced and illustrated with two benefit case studies from the National Crystallography Service at Southampton University and the UK Data Archive at the University of Essex.
A Handbook of Digital Library Economics. Operations, Collections and Services by David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)