The National Electronic Library [electronic resource] : a guide to the future for library managers / edited by Gary M. Pitkin.Material type: TextSeries: Greenwood library management collectionPublication details: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1996Description: 1 online resource (x, 192 p.) : illISBN: 9781567508871 (electronic bk.); 1567508871 (electronic bk.)Subject(s): Library information networks -- United States | Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Databases | Digital libraries -- United States | Academic libraries -- United States | Research libraries -- United States | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: National Electronic Library.DDC classification: 021.6/5 LOC classification: Z674.8 | .N43 1996ebOnline resources: EBSCOhost
Includes bibliographical references (p. -186) and index.
The National Electronic Library : the environment personified / Joy Reed Hughes and Karyle S. Butcher -- Consortia and the National Electronic Library / Alan N. Charnes -- The academic institution and the National Electronic Library / Thomas M. Peischl -- The public enterprise and the National Electronic Library / Agnes M. Griffen -- Library education and the National Electronic Library / Faye N. Vowell -- Reengineering existing buildings to serve the academic community / Delmus E. Williams -- The architect's point of view / Craig Hartman, John Parman, and Cheryl Parker -- Collection development in the revolutionized environment / Johannah Sherrer -- Public services in the revolutionized environment / David F. Kohl -- Technical services in the revolutionized environment / William A. Gosling -- Strategic planning and the allocation of library resources / Gary M. Pitkin -- Are libraries necessary in the revolutionized environment? / Robert C. Heterick, Jr.
The National Information Infrastructure will bring information to the doorstep of every household. Librarianship must respond to this development through the National Electronic Library. This professional reference is a definitive guide to the concept of the National Electronic Library and the impacts of the electronic environment on the traditional library. The volume overviews the background and major issues related to electronic librarianship and provides practical advice to assist librarians in strategic planning related to the National Electronic Library.
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