Browse by Subject "Library cooperation"

  • McNicol, Sarah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Libraries in all sectors are coming under increasing pressure from governments and other policymakers to cooperate. Various factors might drive this call, including funding constraints in both the library and education sectors; ...

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  • Dalton, Pete; Elkin, Judith; Hannaford, Anne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    A joint use library provides an example of a strategic alliance between two or more stakeholders. The planning and implementation of such a venture can be a complex undertaking. This article draws on the example of the ...

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  • Le Roux, Sophia; Hendrikz, Francois (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The research of a postgraduate study into joint use libraries internationally led to the development of a proposed model for a community-school library relevant for South African conditions. This model was proposed to the ...

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  • Hansson, Joacim (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article is an attempt to discuss the establishment of joint use libraries as something more than just administrative collaboration. It focuses on joint use solutions between public libraries and university college ...

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  • Rao, N. Laxman (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Libraries in India are striving to provide necessary and relevant information to their users. Limited resources have been one main barrier to satisfying the growing informational needs of the users. Now, the Indian libraries ...

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  • Bundy, Alan; Amey, Larry (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The published and research literature on joint use libraries relates mostly to school community libraries, which are normally combinations of high school and public libraries. That literature often still emphasizes the ...

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  • Mathews, Anne J. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    1 he pre-White House Governor's Conferences on Library and Information Services have served to emphasize to all of us the importance of citizen input to and interest in libraries and library services. From around ...

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  • Becker, Joseph (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    Louis N. Ridenour stated: "What is needed is a re-evaluation of the library, from the bottom to the top. [...] To mention only one thing, a [research] library should no longer necessarily be regarded as a place where books ...

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  • Webster, Peter (editor) (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Library Trends last considered issues of library cooperation and resource sharing in volume 45, number 3, in the winter of 1997. There have been many important developments related to this far-reaching topic since then. ...

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  • McNicol, Sarah (editor) (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This issue of Library Trends brings together articles by both researchers and library professionals to examine recent developments in joint use libraries. The first three articles provide an overview of joint use libraries. ...

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  • Hammer, Donald P.; Sokoloski, James S. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    In the world of libraries and their related institutions, the Massachusetts Central Library Processing Service is an unusual and unique organization. It is probably the only automated processing center that performs ...

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  • Kohl, David F.; Sanville, Tom (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The long-term strategy of the academic library community needs to focus on improved cost effectiveness rather than becoming preoccupied with the short-term effects of budget reductions. Fortunately, the rise of consortia ...

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  • Morrow, Carolyn Clark (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    I would like to present a chronology of national preservation planning, describe some notable developments in the area of regional cooperative conservation efforts, and suggest the types of activities that are feasible ...

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  • McCarn, Davis (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    Over the past few years, there has been increasing talk of "networking." This word has meant two quite different things in library usage. First, it has meant resource sharing, efforts to reduce the cost of duplicating ...

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  • Long, Philip L. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    The Ohio College Library Center (OCLC) is a not-for-profit corporation chartered by the state of Ohio to provide a means for greater cooperation among libraries of all types in Ohio and in regional library systems ...

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  • Nilges, Chip (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article describes the Online Computer Library Center’s (OCLC) Open WorldCat program. WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions. Open WorldCat seeks ...

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  • Wright, Gordon H. (Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 1973)
    While I accepted the invitation to discuss the College Bibliocentre at this Clinic, I cannot say that I did so with equanimity. Quite apart from many organizational difficulties, the systems both in operation and ...

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  • LaCroix, Eve-Marie; Backus, Joyce E.B. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    From its beginnings as the Library of the Army Surgeon General to today’s Internet-driven information environment, the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) has served a variety of audiences. As NLM strives to provide ...

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  • Borek, Dian; Bell, Brian; Richardson, Gail; Lewis, Walter (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article looks at issues surrounding cooperative partnerships between different types of libraries, and between libraries and other organizations. The Ontario School Curriculum Resource (OSCR) and developments in Ontario ...

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  • Swartzburg, Susan Garrison (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Historians have always turned to newspapers to see how events were interpreted at the time that they occurred. Now, more than ever, with an increased interest in social history and in the daily life of the common person, ...

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