Developing and Managing Electronic Collections

Developing and Managing Electronic Collections

The Essentials

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Baker & Taylor
As library collections of all types of libraries increasingly become electronic, librarians are faced with coping with rising costs while meeting increasing user expectations; understanding copyright and fair use in the digital environment; and followingrapidly changing technologies. Johnson incorporates current information while providing practical information that will guide librarians in their work with electronic content.

Book News
Johnson, who has been a cataloger, librarian, collection development officer, and consultant on collection development and management and change in libraries, addresses the development and management of electronic collections in libraries of all types and sizes. She describes the history of electronic collections; electronic resource planning, selection, and evaluation; acquisition options, licenses, and contracts; fostering and maintaining relationships with vendors and publishers; working across organizational units to acquire and manage e-resources, including resource management systems, approaches to description and access, responding to problems, and updating, maintaining, and deleting records; and budget and financial issues. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois :, ALA Editions,, 2013
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780838996157
Characteristics: 1 online resource (199 pages)
Additional Contributors: Thornton, Kimberly


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