Access, Management and Usage of Electronic Resources
The number and variety of electronic resources available to libraries have increased exponentially in the past few years, and their evolution has had a widespread impact on the libraries and their services. This book is a collection of 27 essays - written by professionals from India and abroad - on various issues within the digital environment in general and electronic resources in particular. The book is divided into four sections: The Digital Environment, Collection Development and Access of e-Resources, e-Resource Management, and Publicity and Usage. The key aspects covered in the book include collection development, preservation, access, management, marketing, utilization, and usage pattern of electronic resources. Other topics included are Lib 2.0, e-publications, consortia, changes in library services, non-conventional publishing channels, online databases, and the evolution of libraries.
Publication Date: 7/25/2013