New PDF release: Library Consortia: Practical Guide for Library Managers

By Aditya Tripathi,Jawahar Lal

ISBN-10: 0081009089

ISBN-13: 9780081009086

Libraries are careworn with elevated call for for assets and companies and inflating expectancies opposed to shrinking or stagnant budgets. someone library can't do something about the location. consequently, libraries shape alliances for cooperation and sharing. rising alterations within the publishing are out of the ordinary and feature pressured libraries to maneuver towards a strategic partnership known as library consortia. details know-how has performed an important position in constructing such partnerships. Publishers provide programs of assets to library consortia benefitting all member libraries. Library consortia guard the pursuits of person individuals whereas contemplating the company pursuits of publishers. This publication is a start-up consultant to libraries and librarians aspiring to shape library consortia. It covers a number of the aspects of library consortia and corresponding actions. The chapters are offered with diverse consortia versions, formations, company negotiations and diverse licensing schemes.

  • presents an in depth consultant and standards for constructing library consortia
  • discusses consortia versions intimately, with examples
  • includes examples of employees styles and governance problems with library consortia
  • provides examples of alternative licensing and pricing types

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