eBook A Handbook of Digital Library Economics, 1st Edition

  • David P. Baker
  • Wendy Evans
  • Published By: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1780633181
  • ISBN-13: 9781780633183
  • DDC: 025.00285
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 284 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This book provides a companion volume to Digital Library Economics and focuses on the ’how to’ of managing digital collections and services (of all types) with regard to their financing and financial management. The emphasis is on case studies and practical examples drawn from a wide variety of contexts. A Handbook of Digital Library Economics is a practical manual for those involved - or expecting to be involved - in the development and management of digital libraries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Abbreviations.
List of Figures and Tables.
About the Authors.
1: Digital Economics: Introduction and Overview.
2: Sustainability.
3: The JSTOR Platform.
4: Project MUSE.
5: Organic, Symbiotic Digital Collection Development.
6: Developing a Portal Framework for Humanities Scholars.
7: Models and Tools.
8: accessCeramics: Building and Sustaining a Global Resource for Arts Education.
9: The Chronopolis Digital Network: The Economics of Long-Term Preservation.
10: Economic Implications of Alternative Scholarly Publishing Models.
11: Sustainable Economic Models: Portico.
12: Methods and Metrics for Assessing the Return on Investment of Public, Academic and Special Libraries.
13: EZID: A Digital Library Data Management Service.
14: Adding e-books and Audiobooks to the Search Experience.
15: Woodhead Publishing Online – Chandos Publishing Online.
16: A Cost Study of BMCC Electronic Reserves with a Streaming Video Service.
17: National Academic Research and Collaborations Information System in the Netherlands.
18: The Universal Library: Realising Panizzi's Dream.