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Title Electronic resources : implications for collection management / Genevieve S. Owens, editor.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009.


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Description 1 online resource (268 pages)
Note "Has also been published as Collection management, volume 21, number 1 1996"--Title page verso
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Bio/Hist Note Owens, Genevieve.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (Taylor & Francis, viewed October 19, 2020).
Subject Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Databases.
Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources.
Libraries and electronic publishing -- United States.
United States.
Genre Databases.
Contents Electronic resources and budgeting : funding at the edge / B.J. Johnston, Victoria Witte -- Managing electronic resources : public service considerations in a technology environment / Wilbur Stolt -- Journal accessibility factor : an examination of serials value from the standpoint of access and delivery / Tim Collins, Beth Howell -- U.S. government documents in the electronic era : problems and promise / Katrina Stierholz -- Electronic resources : a new set of questions for resource sharing efforts / Donald B. Simpson -- Tradeoffs or not : the pros and cons of the electronic library / Frederick C. Lynden.
Summary Electronic Resources: Implications for Collection Management shows librarians the strengths and weaknesses of electronic resources and the implications these resources have on collection management. The book then helps librarians incorporate electronic resources into their collections accordingly. Contributors in Electronic Resources provide a broad look at the ways in which electronic information affects the business of building and maintaining library collections. They examine the history of electronic resources in document collections and share with readers a thorough analysis of the gains and losses libraries can expect to experience in an increasingly digital environment. Readers also learn:how to budget for both traditional and emerging information sourcesthe effects of electronic collections on the public services realmhow to assess the value of journals amidst the many different access and delivery mechanismshow to use resource sharing as a solution to the archival problems which arise as libraries collect materials in continuously proliferating formatsselection criteria for electronic resourceshow to assemble electronic resources into archivessocial implications of electronic collectionsAcademic librarians in collection management will find Electronic Resources an essential resource for finding their place in the electronic environment. Librarians will refer to this volume again and again as they adjust to increasing dependence upon electronic resources for fulfilling their patrons'needs.
Other Author Owens, Genevieve S., editor