The place of universities in the information value chain.

Ball, D., 2001. The place of universities in the information value chain. In: Stratum Continuum of Information: 22nd Annual International Association of Technological University Libraries 2001 Conference, 28 May - 1 June 2001, Delft, The Netherlands.

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Abstract

The paper examines the information supply/value chain. In particular it: - identifies functions and players; - points the major differences between print and electronic information; - discusses the economic implications for the information chain of the principle of scarcity; - identifies challenges for the information profession and universities. It closes with a proposed new model for academic publishing.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:information, supply, value, chain, print, electronic, economic, universities, libraries
Subjects:Generalities > Library and Information Science
Group:Academic Services
ID Code:17373
Deposited By:Mr David Ball LEFT
Deposited On:14 Feb 2011 13:53
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 15:42

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