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Library Resources: Procurement, Innovation and Exploitation in a Digital World.

Crowley, E. J. and Spencer, C., 2011. Library Resources: Procurement, Innovation and Exploitation in a Digital World. In: Dale, P., Beard, J. and Holland, M., eds. University Libraries and Digital Learning Environments. Ashgate, 215-238.

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The possibilities of the digital future require new models for procurement, innovation and exploitation. Emma Crowley and Chris Spencer describe the skills staff need to deliver resources in hybrid and digital environments. The chapter demonstrates the innovative ways that librarians use to procure and exploit the wealth of resources available in a digital world. They also describe the technological developments that can be adopted to improve workflow processes and they highlight the challenges faced on this fascinating journey.

Item Type:Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords:Procurement, Innovation, Digital, Collection Management, Acquistion, Resource Discovery, Federated Search, Unified Resource Management, Mobile Device, Vendor, Partnership,
Group:Academic Services
ID Code:15902
Deposited By: Ms Emma Crowley
Deposited On:09 Aug 2010 17:12
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 13:34


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