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By David P. Baker and Wendy Evans (Auth.)

ISBN-10: 1780633181

ISBN-13: 9781780633183

ISBN-10: 1843346206

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This publication offers a better half quantity to electronic Library Economics and makes a speciality of the 'how to' of coping with electronic collections and prone (of every kind) with reference to their financing and fiscal administration. The emphasis is on case stories and useful examples drawn from a large choice of contexts. A guide of electronic Library Economics is a realistic guide for these concerned - or awaiting to be concerned - within the improvement and administration of electronic libraries.

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Sustainable economics . . is not just about finding more funds. It is about building an economic activity firmly 13 A Handbook of Digital Library Economics rooted in a compelling value proposition, clear incentives to act, and well-defined . . , 2008). , 2008; Halpern, 2009), especially in the digital age (Aabo, 2005). Models Economic models have changed hugely over the last decade and the search by both librarians and publishers for ‘perfect’ economic and business models will continue apace.

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And Pickle, S. (2013) Sustaining Our Digital Future: Institutional Strategies for Digital Content. London: Strategic Content Alliance. Middleton, K. (2005) ‘Collaborative digitization programs: a multifaceted approach to sustainability’, Library Hi Tech, 23 (2): 145–50. O’Connor, S. (2005) ‘The economics of repository libraries in the context of the future conventional libraries’, Library Management, 26 (1/2): 18–25. Poll, R. (2005) ‘Measuring the impact of new library services’, World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council.

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