Browse Library Trends 54 (3) Winter 2006: Library Resource Sharing Networks by Title

  • Epp, Mary Anne (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    Experts estimate that only 5 percent of the world’s publishing output is made accessible in alternate formats for people who cannot use print. While some popular commercial digital audio and textual products are available ...

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  • Hormia-Poutanen, Kristiina; Xenidou-Dervou, Claudine; Kupryte, Rima; Stange, Kari; Kuznetsov, Alexander; Woodward, Hazel (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article describes and discusses consortia models in Europe. Emphasis is given to those consortia that support content provision and access to electronic information resources in society. Four country cases are introduced ...

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  • Durno, John (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    The advantages of Web-based document exchange between libraries are just beginning to be systematically explored. This article focuses on general considerations in the development of a Web-based model for electronic document ...

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  • Webster, Peter (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2006)
    This article considers the many developments in technology and practice that are making libraries more connected and interdependent. It looks at new integrated online services and reviews the increasing importance of both ...

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  • Webster, Peter (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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