A Handbook of Digital Library Economics

A Handbook of Digital Library Economics
Author: Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2013-07-31
ISBN 10: 1780633181
ISBN 13: 9781780633183
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Handbook of Digital Library Economics Book Review:

This book provides a companion volume to Digital Library Economics and focuses on the ‘how to’ of managing digital collections and services (of all types) with regard to their financing and financial management. The emphasis is on case studies and practical examples drawn from a wide variety of contexts. A Handbook of Digital Library Economics is a practical manual for those involved – or expecting to be involved – in the development and management of digital libraries. Provides practical approach to the subject Focuses on the challenges associated with the economic and financial aspects of digital developments Will be valuable to practitioners, and tutors and students in a wide variety of situations

Exam Prep for A Handbook of Digital Library Economics

Exam Prep for  A Handbook of Digital Library Economics
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2021
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Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries Design Development and Impact

Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries  Design  Development  and Impact
Author: Theng, Yin-Leng,Foo, Schubert,Goh, Dion,Na, Jin-Cheon
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 690
Release: 2009-02-28
ISBN 10: 1599048809
ISBN 13: 9781599048802
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries Design Development and Impact Book Review:

"This book is an in-depth collection aimed at developers and scholars of research articles from the expanding field of digital libraries"--Provided by publisher.

The Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy

The Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy
Author: Martin Peitz,Joel Waldfogel
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2012-08-06
ISBN 10: 0199996377
ISBN 13: 9780199996377
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy Book Review:

The economic analysis of the digital economy has been a rapidly developing research area for more than a decade. Through authoritative examination by leading scholars, this handbook takes a closer look at particular industries, business practices, and policy issues associated with the digital industry. The volume offers an up-to-date account of key topics, discusses open questions, and provides guidance for future research. It offers a blend of theoretical and empirical works that are central to understanding the digital economy. The chapters are presented in four sections, corresponding with four broad themes: 1) infrastructure, standards, and platforms; 2) the transformation of selling, encompassing both the transformation of traditional selling and new, widespread application of tools such as auctions; 3) user-generated content; and 4) threats in the new digital environment. The first section covers infrastructure, standards, and various platform industries that rely heavily on recent developments in electronic data storage and transmission, including software, video games, payment systems, mobile telecommunications, and B2B commerce. The second section takes account of the reduced costs of online retailing that threatens offline retailers, widespread availability of information as it affects pricing and advertising, digital technology as it allows the widespread employment of novel price and non-price strategies (bundling, price discrimination), and auctions. The third section addresses the emergent phenomenon of user-generated content on the Internet, including the functioning of social networks and open source. The fourth section discusses threats arising from digitization and the Internet, namely digital piracy, privacy, and security concerns.

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services
Author: David Baker,Wendy Evans
Publsiher: Emerald Group Publishing
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2016-12-21
ISBN 10: 1785607308
ISBN 13: 9781785607301
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Innovation in Libraries and Information Services Book Review:

This volume of Advances in Library Administration and Organization takes as its underpinning theme the whole subject of innovation in Library and Information Services. It considers the various types of innovation through case studies and exemplars both from within the LIS sector and other cognate industries and environments.

Digital Library Economics

Digital Library Economics
Author: Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2009-04-20
ISBN 10: 1780630093
ISBN 13: 9781780630090
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Library Economics Book Review:

Digital Library Economics covers key aspects of the management and development of the digital library from an economic viewpoint. The work is a collection of essays by leading international authorities and provides an overview of current and future positions with regard to the economics of digital library management and development. Key contextual aspects are described, providing a history of the growth of digital libraries, with special reference to financial issues, current and possible future economic models and costing methodologies and challenges, themes and issues in the field. Incorporates past developments, current good practice and future trends Written by recognized national and international authorities There is little else in the field: it fills a major gap in the literature

The End of Wisdom

The End of Wisdom
Author: Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2016-11-22
ISBN 10: 0081001770
ISBN 13: 9780081001776
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The End of Wisdom? The Future of Libraries in a Digital Age assembles opinion pieces, forecasts, strategy options, and case studies from leading worldwide politicians, academics, educators, authors, publishers, captains of industry, senior public sector workers, library directors, IT gurus and other key players in the field of information provision who discuss their views on the hypothesis surrounding the "end of libraries" and the "death of books." The contributions – ranging in length from 500 to 2000 words are analyzed and summarized to create a rich picture of current trends and likely futures for libraries of all types, with digital options discussed in detail. Focuses on the key issue facing library and information services for the foreseeable future Takes a much broader view by asking a wide range of key people and representative stakeholders and user groups for their view of the future of libraries of all kinds Presents a comprehensive analysis of likely directions and options for libraries, library managers, and users Includes a route map for the future Builds on the successful approaches adopted in A Handbook of Digital Library Economics and Libraries and Society

Handbook of Research on Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Engineering and Economics

Handbook of Research on Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Engineering and Economics
Author: Vasant, Pandian
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 960
Release: 2016-03-08
ISBN 10: 1466696451
ISBN 13: 9781466696457
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Engineering and Economics Book Review:

Modern optimization approaches have attracted many research scientists, decision makers and practicing researchers in recent years as powerful intelligent computational techniques for solving several complex real-world problems. The Handbook of Research on Modern Optimization Algorithms and Applications in Engineering and Economics highlights the latest research innovations and applications of algorithms designed for optimization applications within the fields of engineering, IT, and economics. Focusing on a variety of methods and systems as well as practical examples, this book is a significant resource for graduate-level students, decision makers, and researchers in both public and private sectors who are seeking research-based methods for modeling uncertain real-world problems. .

Handbook of the Economics of Marketing

Handbook of the Economics of Marketing
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2019-09-19
ISBN 10: 0444637656
ISBN 13: 9780444637659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of the Economics of Marketing Book Review:

Handbook of the Economics of Marketing, Volume One: Marketing and Economics mixes empirical work in industrial organization with quantitative marketing tools, presenting tactics that help researchers tackle problems with a balance of intuition and skepticism. It offers critical perspectives on theoretical work within economics, delivering a comprehensive, critical, up-to-date, and accessible review of the field that has always been missing. This literature summary of research at the intersection of economics and marketing is written by, and for, economists, and the book's authors share a belief in analytical and integrated approaches to marketing, emphasizing data-driven, result-oriented, pragmatic strategies. Helps academic and non-academic economists understand recent, rapid changes in the economics of marketing Designed for economists already convinced of the benefits of applying economics tools to marketing Written for those who wish to become quickly acquainted with the integration of marketing and economics

Handbook of Digital Currency

Handbook of Digital Currency
Author: David LEE Kuo Chuen
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 612
Release: 2015-05-05
ISBN 10: 0128023511
ISBN 13: 9780128023518
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Digital Currency Book Review:

Incorporating currencies, payment methods, and protocols that computers use to talk to each other, digital currencies are poised to grow in use and importance. The Handbook of Digital Currency gives readers a way to learn about subjects outside their specialties and provides authoritative background and tools for those whose primary source of information is journal articles. Taking a cross-country perspective, its comprehensive view of the field includes history, technicality, IT, finance, economics, legal, tax and regulatory environment. For those who come from different backgrounds with different questions in mind, The Handbook of Digital Currency is an essential starting point. Discusses all major strategies and tactics associated with digital currencies, their uses, and their regulations Presents future scenarios for the growth of digital currencies Written for regulators, crime prevention units, tax authorities, entrepreneurs, micro-financiers, micro-payment businesses, cryptography experts, software developers, venture capitalists, hedge fund managers, hardware manufacturers, credit card providers, money changers, remittance service providers, exchanges, and academics Winner of the 2015 "Outstanding Business Reference Source" by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA)

Digital Library Economics

Digital Library Economics
Author: Wendy Evans,David Baker
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2009-04-20
ISBN 10: 1780630093
ISBN 13: 9781780630090
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Library Economics Book Review:

Digital Library Economics covers key aspects of the management and development of the digital library from an economic viewpoint. The work is a collection of essays by leading international authorities and provides an overview of current and future positions with regard to the economics of digital library management and development. Key contextual aspects are described, providing a history of the growth of digital libraries, with special reference to financial issues, current and possible future economic models and costing methodologies and challenges, themes and issues in the field. Incorporates past developments, current good practice and future trends Written by recognized national and international authorities There is little else in the field: it fills a major gap in the literature

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries
Author: Tella, Adeyinka,Kwanya, Tom
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 461
Release: 2017-08-16
ISBN 10: 1522530940
ISBN 13: 9781522530947
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries Book Review:

Taking into consideration the variety of information being created, produced, and published, the acquisition and archiving of e-resources by digital libraries is rapidly increasing. As such, managing the rights to these resources is imperative. The Handbook of Research on Managing Intellectual Property in Digital Libraries is a pivotal reference source for the latest scholarly research on strategies in which digital libraries engage in the management of increasing digital intellectual property to protect both the users and the creators of the resources. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as copyright management, open access, and software programs, this book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, and practitioners seeking material on property rights and e-resources.

Digital Information Strategies

Digital Information Strategies
Author: David Baker,Wendy Evans
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 300
Release: 2015-12-10
ISBN 10: 008100267X
ISBN 13: 9780081002674
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Digital Information Strategies Book Review:

Digital Information Strategies: From Applications and Content to Libraries and People provides a summary and summation of key themes, advances, and trends in all aspects of digital information at the present time. This helpful resource explores the impact of developing technologies on the information world. Written from an international perspective, the book emphasizes key current topics and future developments. The publication is based on a dynamic set of contents that respond to, and anticipate, what is happening—and what may well happen—in the field of digital information. Presents a comprehensive overview of the major aspects of contemporary digital information provision Serves as a useful reference work for the subject area Features input written from an international perspective Explores the impact of developing technologies on the information world, emphasizing key, current topics and future developments

The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business

The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business
Author: Costas Grammenos
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 1096
Release: 2013-07-04
ISBN 10: 1135134065
ISBN 13: 9781135134068
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Maritime Economics and Business Book Review:

This book is the founding title in the Grammenos Library. The diversity of the subjects covered is unique and the results of research developed over many years are not only comprehensive, but also have important implications on real life issues in maritime business. The new edition covers a vast number of topics, including: • Shipping Economics and Maritime Nexus • International Seaborne Trade • Economics of Shipping Market and Shipping Cycles • Economics of Shipping Sectors • Issues in Liner Shipping • Economics of Maritime Safety and Seafaring Labour Market • National and International Shipping Policies • Aspects of Shipping Management and Operations• Shipping Investment and Finance • Port Economics and Management • Aspects of International Logistics

How to Build a Digital Library

How to Build a Digital Library
Author: Ian H. Witten,David Bainbridge,David M. Nichols
Publsiher: Morgan Kaufmann
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2009-11-09
ISBN 10: 9780080890395
ISBN 13: 0080890393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Build a Digital Library Book Review:

How to Build a Digital Library reviews knowledge and tools to construct and maintain a digital library, regardless of the size or purpose. A resource for individuals, agencies, and institutions wishing to put this powerful tool to work in their burgeoning information treasuries. The Second Edition reflects developments in the field as well as in the Greenstone Digital Library open source software. In Part I, the authors have added an entire new chapter on user groups, user support, collaborative browsing, user contributions, and so on. There is also new material on content-based queries, map-based queries, cross-media queries. There is an increased emphasis placed on multimedia by adding a "digitizing" section to each major media type. A new chapter has also been added on "internationalization," which will address Unicode standards, multi-language interfaces and collections, and issues with non-European languages (Chinese, Hindi, etc.). Part II, the software tools section, has been completely rewritten to reflect the new developments in Greenstone Digital Library Software, an internationally popular open source software tool with a comprehensive graphical facility for creating and maintaining digital libraries. Outlines the history of libraries on both traditional and digital Written for both technical and non-technical audiences and covers the entire spectrum of media, including text, images, audio, video, and related XML standards Web-enhanced with software documentation, color illustrations, full-text index, source code, and more

Research Handbook on Digital Transformations

Research Handbook on Digital Transformations
Author: F. Xavier Olleros,Majlinda Zhegu
Publsiher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2016-09-30
ISBN 10: 1784717762
ISBN 13: 9781784717766
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Research Handbook on Digital Transformations Book Review:

The digital transition of our economies is now entering a phase of broad and deep societal impact. While there is one overall transition, there are many different sectoral transformations, from health and legal services to tax reports and taxi rides, as well as a rising number of transversal trends and policy issues, from widespread precarious employment and privacy concerns to market monopoly and cybercrime. They all are fertile ground for researchers, as established laws and regulations, organizational structures, business models, value networks and workflow routines are contested and displaced by newer alternatives. This Research Handbook offers a rich and interdisciplinary synthesis of some of the current thinking on the digital transformations underway.

Practical Digital Libraries

Practical Digital Libraries
Author: Michael Lesk,MICHAEL AUTOR LESK,Bellcore
Publsiher: Morgan Kaufmann
Total Pages: 297
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 9781558604599
ISBN 13: 1558604596
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Practical Digital Libraries Book Review:

This authoritative and accessible guide for librarians and computer scientists explores the technologies behind digital libraries, the choices to be made in building them, and the economic and policy structures that affect them.

Handbook of Health Economics

Handbook of Health Economics
Author: A J. Culyer,J.P. Newhouse,Mark V. Pauly,Thomas G. McGuire,Pedro Pita Barros
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 1996
Release: 2000-08-02
ISBN 10: 9780444504715
ISBN 13: 0444504710
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Health Economics Book Review:

What new theories, evidence, and policies have shaped health economics in the 21st century? Editors Mark Pauly, Thomas McGuire, and Pedro Pita Barros assemble the expertise of leading authorities in this survey of substantive issues. In 16 chapters they cover recent developments in health economics, from medical spending growth to the demand for health care, the markets for pharmaceutical products, the medical workforce, and equity in health and health care. Its global perspective, including an emphasis on low and middle-income countries, will result in the same high citations that made Volume 1 (2000) a foundational text. Presents coherent summaries of major subjects and methodologies, marking important advances and revisions. Serves as a frequently used non-journal reference. Introduces non-economists to the best research in health economics.

Handbook of Green Economics

Handbook of Green Economics
Author: Sevil Acar,Erinc Yeldan
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2019-07-15
ISBN 10: 0128166355
ISBN 13: 9780128166352
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Green Economics Book Review:

The Handbook of Green Economics reveals the breadth and depth of advanced research on sustainability and growth while identifying opportunities for future developments. Through its multidimensional examination, it demonstrates how overarching concepts such as green growth, low carbon economy, circular economy, and others work together. Some chapters reflect on different discourses on the green economy, including pro-growth perspectives and transformative approaches that entail de-growth. Others argue that green policies can spark economic innovation, particularly in developing and emerging market economies. Part literature summary, part analysis, and part argument, The Handbook of Green Economics shows how the right conditions can stimulate economic growth while achieving environmental sustainability. The Handbook of Green Economics is a valuable resource for graduate students and academic researchers focusing on the green economy. With an increasing interest in the topic among researchers and policy makers, this book will set out different theoretical perspectives and explore the policy implications in this growing subject area. Covers the failures of the past, the challenges of the present, and the opportunities of the future Surveys 10 aspects of the green economy, including conceptualization, natural capital, poverty and inequality, employment, and finance Emphasizes the theoretical and empirical aspects of greening approaches that are policy-relevant

Understanding the Digital Economy

Understanding the Digital Economy
Author: Erik Brynjolfsson,Brian Kahin
Publsiher: MIT Press
Total Pages: 401
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9780262523301
ISBN 13: 0262523302
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding the Digital Economy Book Review:

The rapid growth of electronic commerce, along with changes in information, computing, and communications, is having a profound effect on the United States economy. President Clinton recently directed the National Economic Council, in consultation with executive branch agencies, to analyze the economic implications of the Internet and electronic commerce domestically and internationally, and to consider new types of data collection and research that could be undertaken by public and private organizations. This book contains work presented at a conference held by executive branch agencies in May 1999 at the Department of Commerce. The goals of the conference were to assess current research on the digital economy, to engage the private sector in developing the research that informs investment and policy decisions, and to promote better understanding of the growth and socioeconomic implications of information technology and electronic commerce. Aspects of the digital economy addressed include macroeconomic assessment, organizational change, small business, access, market structure and competition, and employment and the workforce.