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The Resource Reimagining the academic library, David W. Lewis

Reimagining the academic library, David W. Lewis

Label
Reimagining the academic library
Title
Reimagining the academic library
Statement of responsibility
David W. Lewis
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Reimagining the Academic Library paints a simple straightforward picture of the changes affecting academic libraries and what academic librarians need to do to respond to the changes would help to guide future library practice. The aim is to explain where academic libraries need to go and how to get there in a book that can be read in a weekend. David Lewis provides a readable survey of the current state of academic library practice and proposes where academic libraries need to go in the future to provide value to their campuses. His primary focus is on collections as this is the area with the greatest opportunity for change and is the driver of most library cost. Lewis provides an accessible framework for thinking about how library practice needs to adjust in the digital environment. -- Amazon.com
  • Academic libraries are in the midst of significant disruption. Academic librarians and university administrators know they need to change, but are not sure how. Bits and pieces of what needs to happen are clear, but the whole picture is hard to grasp. Reimagining the Academic Library paints a simple straightforward picture of the changes affecting academic libraries and what academic librarians need to do to respond to the changes would help to guide future library practice. The aim is to explain where academic libraries need to go and how to get there in a book that can be read in a weekend. David Lewis provides a readable survey of the current state of academic library practice and proposes where academic libraries need to go in the future to provide value to their campuses. His primary focus is on collections as this is the area with the greatest opportunity for change and is the driver of most library cost. Lewis provides an accessible framework for thinking about how library practice needs to adjust in the digital environment. The book will be useful not only to academic librarians, but also for librarians to share with presidents and provosts who a concise source for understanding where and how to focus their expenditures on libraries. - Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, David W.
Dewey number
025.1/977
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z675.U5
LC item number
L41425 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Academic libraries
  • Academic libraries
  • Academic libraries
  • Libraries and colleges
Label
Reimagining the academic library, David W. Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-166) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : There is a road -- Part I. The forces we face -- Force one: Disruption -- Force two: Digital documents -- Force three: The book is changing -- Force four: The new scholarly record -- Force five: The economics of information -- Force six: Demographics -- Interlude: A conjecture on the nature of digital information -- Part II. Steps down the road -- Step one: Defining the job -- Step two: Creating the library as place -- Step three: Retiring the legacy print collection -- Step four: Preserving digital content -- Step five: Making the money work -- Step six: Working with the smart machine -- Conclusion : Ten things to do now
Control code
ocn939995382
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxi, 170 pages
Isbn
9781442238589
Lccn
2016006807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)939995382
Label
Reimagining the academic library, David W. Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-166) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : There is a road -- Part I. The forces we face -- Force one: Disruption -- Force two: Digital documents -- Force three: The book is changing -- Force four: The new scholarly record -- Force five: The economics of information -- Force six: Demographics -- Interlude: A conjecture on the nature of digital information -- Part II. Steps down the road -- Step one: Defining the job -- Step two: Creating the library as place -- Step three: Retiring the legacy print collection -- Step four: Preserving digital content -- Step five: Making the money work -- Step six: Working with the smart machine -- Conclusion : Ten things to do now
Control code
ocn939995382
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxi, 170 pages
Isbn
9781442238589
Lccn
2016006807
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)939995382

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