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Author Pellen, Rita

Title Cooperative Efforts of Libraries
Published Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (469 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Part I: Regional and State-Wide Cooperation; Introduction; METRO and OCLC: Implementing Virtual Reference in a Multi-Type Consortium; Background; The Beginnings of a Collaborative Project; The Project Includes Collaborative Reference; The Virtual Reference Desk Pilot; The QuestionPoint Beta Test; QuestionPoint Launched; Collection Profiles; Conclusion; References; High, Wide and Cooperative: Academic Library Cooperation in the Rocky Mountain West and Northern Great Plains; The Northern Great Plains and Intermountain West
A PALMM Grows in Florida: The Publication of Archival, Library and Museum Materials ProgramEarly Digitization Initiatives; Evolution of the PALMM Program; Partnerships for Collection-Building; Note; Cooperating for Success: The Information Competence Initiative of The California State University; In the Beginning; A Shared View; The Clear Message; Making a Commitment to Cooperation; Sharing Knowledge; Understanding the Environment; Maximizing Credibility; Managing Well; Supporting Creativity; Maintaining Flexibility; Conclusion
Customizing a Legislative Mandate: Cooperative Collection Development in MinnesotaAppendix A; I. The Community and Technical Colleges; II. The State Universities; III. Supporting Resources; IV. Assessment; V. The Future; VI. History of the Plan; Appendix B; Appendix C; Resource Sharing in Louisiana; Academic Libraries; The Beginning; BOR Task Force on Libraries; LOUIS (Louisiana Online University Information System); LaNet; U.S. Department of Education Grant; The State Library and the Public Libraries; Louisiana Library Commission; After the Grant
Libraries Try Cooperative Tactics to SurviveODIN and SDLN; "High, Wide and Handsome"; COSUL or the Council of State University Libraries; EPSCoR Science Information Group or ESIG; Conclusion; References; A Consortial Approach to Cooperative Cataloging and Authority Control: The Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA) Experience; Introduction; Data Analysis: Can the Records be Loaded?; Data Analysis: MARC Record Quality; Processing: Manipulating MARC ASCII Data with Perl; Access Points: Cooperative Authority Control; The University of Michigan Approach; Unfinished Work; Conclusions; References
Public Libraries: The Louisiana Library ConnectionLouis: The Louisiana Library Network; Benefits to Louisiana's Citizens; Online Catalogs; Indexes/Abstracts and Full-Text; School Libraries and LaCET; EZ Proxy; Courier Service; Reciprocal Borrowing Privileges; Interlibrary Loan; Electronic Reserve System; Digital Library System; Information Literacy; Staff Development; Preservation; Electronic Theses and Dissertation System; Marketing; Spokesperson; Behind the Scenes; Distance Education Services; The "Common Good"; Future Benefits and Challenges; Acronyms; References
Summary Explore a wide variety of cooperative initiatives?at regional, statewide, and international levels! This book examines a wide variety of cooperative efforts and consortia in libraries, both geographically and in terms of such activities as digitization and cooperative reference services. You'll learn how libraries are cooperating regionally, on the statewide level, and internationally to provide better service to all kinds of users. Cooperative Efforts of Libraries explores aspects of cooperation that include remote storage, virtual reference service, collection development, staff tra
Notes Illinois Academic Librarians: Catalysts for Cooperation
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Form Electronic book
Author Miller, William.
ISBN 1317951727