New Challenges Facing Academic Librarians Today: Electronic Journals, Archival Digitization, Document delivery, etc.

Author: Caswell, Jean
Year:2005
Pages:304
ISBN:0-7734-6013-6
978-0-7734-6013-3
Price:219.95
The editors of this work have put together a print collection of the best essays written by scholars on the front line of the scholarly communication revolution, with scholarly communication as one of its major subject areas. This work pulls together many disparate areas, providing both a theoretical and practical basis for understanding the changing face of scholarly communication in library and information science, and higher education.

Reviews

“This collection of essays addresses the evolving face of scholarship in the academy … Employed in very different institutions, the contributors represent a cross-section of higher education and are intent in their search for more effective academic experiences for students ...” – Marilyn S. Lary, Director of Library Services, North Georgia College and State University

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
1. Scholarly Communication
2. Instruction and Learning
3. Legal Issues
4. Metadata and Digitization
5. Library Studies
Bibliography