Limit search to items available for checkout
Title Handbook of electronic and digital acquisitions / Thomas W. Leonhardt, editor.
Imprint New York : Routledge, 2006.


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 160 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources.
Acquisition of electronic information resources.
Database selection.
Copyright -- Electronic information resources -- United States.
Electronic information resources -- Fair use (Copyright) -- United States.
Electronic reserve collections in libraries -- Law and legislation.
Electronic reference services (Libraries) -- Computer programs.
Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Automation.
Collection development (Libraries)
Digital libraries -- Collection development.
United States.
Contents Ch. 1. Acquisitions and copyright / Doris Van Kampen -- ch. 2. Copyright and fair use : electronic reserves / Linda Neyer -- ch. 3. Evaluating databases for acquisitions and collection development / Audrey Powers -- ch. 4. Collection development strategies for online aggregated databases / Susan McMullen [and others] -- ch. 5. Issues on the selection of electronic resources / Rickey D. Best -- ch. 6. Choosing virtual reference software / Robert Slater, Denise Johnson -- ch. 7. Electronic data interchange and vendors : enhancement of library acquisitions services / Sha Li Zhang, John H. Williams.
Summary Everything you need to know about adding e-resources to your library's servicesHandbook of Electronic and Digital Acquisitions steers librarians through the process of evaluating, choosing, and managing electronic resources as they expand their collection development policies to include electronic databases. This handy, how-to guide takes a practical approach to acquisitions, providing commonsense information on basic copyright laws, fair use guidelines and policies, offsite and in-house databases, virtual reference software, EDI, and vendors. The book's contributors draw on t.
Other Author Leonhardt, Thomas W.
Other Title Print version: Handbook of electronic and digital acquisitions. New York : Routledge, 2006