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Title Library Consortia [electronic resource] : Models for Collaboration and Sustainability.
Author Horton, Valerie.
Publication Chicago : American Library Association, 2015.
Description 1 online resource (213 pages)
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Contents Cover; Library Consortia: Models for Collaboration and Sustainability; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Library Consortia Overview; What Is a Library Consortium?; Components of Discovery to Delivery; Group Purchasing Activities; Library Empowerment Activities; Consortia History; Why Do Libraries Join Consortia?; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 2. The Consortial Landscape; Results of 2012 Survey of US Consortia at at Glance; Services; Membership; Budgets and Revenues; Mergers and Consortial Collaboration; Strength in Numbers; Conclusion
Southeast Florida Information Network (SEFLIN) Case StudyChapter 3. Managing Consortia; Governance Structures; 501(c)(3) Status; University Governance; Governmental Entities; No Legal Status; Management Practices; Budgeting and Financial Management; Human Resources; Planning and Assessment; Advocacy and Public Relations; Communication; Conclusion; Chapter 4. Consortia Services; Cataloging; Consulting; Continuing Education and Training; Cooperative Collection Development; Cooperative Purchasing; Digitization Services; Institutional Repositories and the Library as Publisher
Integrated Library SystemsPhysical Delivery; Resource Sharing; Consortia Support Agencies; Conclusion; Notes; Chapter 5. Discovery, E-content Delivery, and Resource Sharing; Content, Collections, and Format; Building Twenty-First Century Collections; Aggregation and Licensing of E-book Content; Open-Access Content; Discovery Tools; Authentication; Relationships; Conclusion and Consortial Implications; Notes; Chapter 6. Physical Delivery: Future and Present; The Future of Delivery; State-of-the-Art Physical Delivery; Outsourcing vs. In-House Delivery
Current Physical Delivery Challenges and Best PracticesLibraries Are in the Logistics Business; Radio Frequency Identification (RFID); Other Standards; Conclusion and Consortial Implications; Notes; Case Studies; Case Study 1. Online Instruction; Case Study 2. The Enki Experiment: Library E-book Consortia System ; Case Study 3. Statewide E-book Project for Multitype Libraries in Massachusetts; Case Study 4. Article Licensing Information Availability Service (ALIAS); Case Study 5. Embracing Wide Deals (Interconsortial Licensing); Case Study 6. Open SUNY Textbook Program
Case Study 7. Interstate Library DeliveryCase Study 8. Open-Source Integrated Library Systems: A Consortial Implementation of Evergreen; Case Study 9. Open-Source Software and Consortium Governance Structure; Case Study 10. Vendor-Based Shared Integrated Library Systems; Case Study 11. Enhancing Access to History: Collaborative Digital Initiatives; Case Study 12. Shared Physical Depository: The Five College Library Depository; Case Study 13. 2CUL: A Case Study in Research Library Shared Staffing; Case Study 14. Human Resources Management: Contractual Staffing at a Library Consortium
Note Case Study 15. BiblioTemps: A Temporary Employment Service for Libraries in Massachusetts
Summary With over 35 years of experience managing five different library consortia between them, Horton and Pronevitz are uniquely qualified to show how consortia have been transforming themselves, offering new services and products while growing ever more important to the library community.
Subject Library cooperation-United States. Library cooperation-United States-Case studies.
Library cooperation -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Pronevitz, Greg.
OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Horton, Valerie Library Consortia : Models for Collaboration and Sustainability Chicago : American Library Association,c2015 9780838912188
ISBN 9780838912485 electronic bk.
0838912486 electronic bk.
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