Library Consortia

No library stands alone. A long-standing tenet of the discipline, library cooperation predates the founding of ALA. Although these are times of crisis and uncertainty for library consortia (by one count, more than 65 consortia have closed since 2008), the collaboration that consortia offer helps libraries extend the value of every dollar spent. 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. Covering the history, current landscape, management approaches, critical trends, and key services that define today’s library consortia, they Highlight the current trends impacting consortia and the fiscal difficulties many have experienced since the 2007-2009 RecessionPresent conclusions drawn from sixteen case studies and the results of a recent survey on consortial environment and priorities Look into current management practices and give an overview of consortia activities, such as such as e-book technology and delivery methodsDiscuss the Discover to Delivery continuum, a key trend that allows libraries to maximize services This book will help new library staff understand the full range of activities that take place in today’s consortia, while also showing consortia managers, participants in consortial governance, and participating libraries methods for revising current practices, places for expanding services, and adopting new project ideas.

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  • Author : Valerie Horton
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Pages : 216 pages
  • ISBN : 0838912184
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Library Consortia

Library Consortia
  • Author : Valerie Horton,Greg Pronevitz
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 01 September 2014
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No library stands alone. A long-standing tenet of the discipline, library cooperation predates the founding of ALA. Although these are times of crisis and uncertainty for library consortia (by one count, more than 65 consortia have closed since 2008), the collaboration that consortia offer helps libraries extend the value of every dollar spent. 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

Library Consortia

Library Consortia
  • Author : Aditya Tripathi,Jawahar Lal
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 July 2016
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Libraries are burdened with increased demand for resources and services and inflating expectations against shrinking or stagnant budgets. An individual library cannot cope with the situation. Hence, libraries form alliances for cooperation and sharing. Emerging changes in the publishing industry are phenomenal and have forced libraries to move toward a strategic partnership called library consortia. Information technology has played a vital role in developing such partnerships. Publishers offer packages of resources to library consortia benefitting all member libraries. Library consortia

Leading Together

Leading Together
  • Author : Irene M. H. Herold
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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Leading Together: Academic Library Consortia and Advocacy aims to fill the gap in LIS literature of models of consortia advocacy plans, actions, and assessments. It provides a look at the current landscape of consortia work, a consortium and other groups' advocacy frameworks, a workshop curriculum which may be used to develop an advocacy plan, and thoughts for the future.

Fundamentals of Social Sciences and Library Consortia

Fundamentals of Social Sciences and Library Consortia
  • Author : Dr. R. K. Bhatt & Mr Mahesh Chand
  • Publisher : K.K. Publicaitons
  • Release : 11 September 2021
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The present book entitled, “Fundamentals of Social Sciences and Library” is an attempt to bring to gather the fundamental concept of the umbrella term `Social Science' which normally consist of four basic disciplines namely Political Science, Economics, Sociology and History though at a later stage the multidisciplinary approaches have widened the scope of social science thereby resulted into the inclusion of several disciplines which in one context or the other are directly related to the study of human beings. The

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services
  • Author : Michelle Flinchbaugh,Chuck Thomas,Rob Tench
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 September 2019
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This book explores ways in which libraries can reach new levels of service, quality, and efficiency while minimizing cost by collaborating in acquisitions. In consortial acquisitions, a number of libraries work together, usually in an existing library consortia, to leverage size to support acquisitions in each individual library. In cross-functional acquisitions, acquisitions collaborates to support other library functions. For the library acquisitions manager, technical services manager, or the library director, awareness of different options for effective consortial and cross-functional acquisitions

Advances in Library Administration and Organization

Advances in Library Administration and Organization
  • Author : Delmus E. Williams,James M. Nyce,Janine Golden
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release : 02 November 2009
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Dealing with the subject of organizational theory and library administration, this title covers topics such as: managing change in research libraries; the agility of library consortia and its member libraries; the evaluation of reference services; and, developing a recruitment strategy for a diverse workforce. It is suitable for library students.

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 November 2017
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Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information

Library Management in Disruptive Times

Library Management in Disruptive Times
  • Author : Steve O'Connor
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 30 September 2015
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Is the traditional library business model a victim of disruptive digital technologies? Library Management in Disruptive Times identifies the key skills and attitudes needed by the library leaders of today and tomorrow and delivers a balanced view of the future of the profession. Contributed to by expert professional library leaders and educators from across the globe, this edited collection offers thought-provoking perspectives on the challenge of the current operating environment across a range of library sectors, library professional associations and

The Librarian's Career Guidebook

The Librarian's Career Guidebook
  • Author : Priscilla K. Shontz
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 29 May 2022
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Are you trying to break into a career in library science or improve your current position? In The Librarian's Career Guidebook, 63 information professionals from diverse positions, workplaces, and regions discuss a variety of career issues and offer advice to prospective librarians, M.L.S. students, and librarians in various stages of their careers, from entry-level to the highly experienced.

Libraries Beyond Their Institutions

Libraries Beyond Their Institutions
  • Author : Rita Pellen,William Miller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 June 2014
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Discover collaborative possibilities for your library beyond mere memberships in bibliographic utilities Libraries Beyond Their Institutions: Partnerships That Work illustrates the remarkable range of cooperative activities in which libraries are engaged in order to provide the best possible service. Increasingly, librarians recognize the need to link their institutions to the world around them as part of their obligation to enhance the integration of digital information, not only for students in academic settings, but also throughout all levels of society. An

Research in Library and Information Science

Research in Library and Information Science
  • Author : Gale Fox
  • Publisher : Scientific e-Resources
  • Release : 21 January 2018
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Librarianship is one of the world's oldest and most successful professions. It has survived war, plague, economic depression, and varying social values and conditions. The profession has shown an extraordinary ability to adapt to changing social and economic conditions and to adapt changing technologies to serve a variety of people with divese interests and need. A compendium of selected research studies conducted in various Library Schools. The subjects such as professional development, reading habits of women, space planning in libraries,

Special Library Administration, Standardization and Technological Integration

Special Library Administration, Standardization and Technological Integration
  • Author : Yap, Joseph M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 30 September 2015
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The digital age has transformed the structure and management of libraries around the world. With an increased focus on technology and its use in library management, library professionals seek the best practices and management systems to implement in specialized library settings. Special Library Administration, Standardization and Technological Integration presents the latest scholarly research on the existing and emerging trends in special library management including technological advancements, the importance of social media outlets, and the necessary professional practices to maintain efficiency

Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic

Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic
  • Author : Bhardwaj, Raj Kumar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 11 August 2017
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The development of online digital libraries has enhanced the availability of printed materials. By implementing these systems, this ensures the access of material to universities, students, and bibliophiles. Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic is a pivotal reference source for the latest techniques and initiatives needed to transition libraries into the digital age. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as electronic resource management, library management software, and semantic web, this publication is an ideal