Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times

Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times

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Strategic planning, collaboration, continual stewardship, best practices, and re-engineering can provide librarians with a toolkit of innovative strategies that meets the worst of economic times with bold, persistent experimentation. This book covers the implications for libraries of a broad range of technological and economic challenges. These challenges include the fallout from the global economic crisis, the positioning of usage statistics, the advent of open access scholarship, database management, responding to budgetary constrictions and general access to serials. Taken as a whole, this collection provides practitioners in the library sector and in higher education with a wide variety of insights on the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities involved with serials collection management in recessionary times, written by academic librarians, vendors, publishers, fundraisers, and higher education professionals. This book was published as a special issue of The Serials Librarian.Since 1992 Purdue Libraries have had three major cancellation projects. ... and Education Library approached this task in 2009 and developed a database management program to identify titles based on ... Purdue University Libraries was not alone; our colleagues at other libraries of all sizes reported similar cancellationanbsp;...

Title:Serials Collection Management in Recessionary Times
Author:Karen G. Lawson
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-04-08


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