The Patron Driven Library

The Patron Driven Library
Author: Dee Ann Allison
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 374
Release: 2013-09-30
ISBN 10: 1780634021
ISBN 13: 9781780634029
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Patron Driven Library Book Review:

Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. The Patron Driven Library explores the way technology has moved the focus from library collections to services, placing the reader at the center of library activities. The book reveals the way library users are changing, and how social networking, web delivery of information, and the uncertain landscape of e-print has energized librarians to adopt technology to meet a different model of the library while preserving core values. Following an introduction, the first part begins with the historical milieu, and moves on to current challenges for financing and acquiring materials, and an exploration of why the millennial generation is transformational. The second part examines how changes in library practice can create a culture for imagining library services in an age of information overflow. The final chapter asks: Whither the library? Provides a synthesis of current research on the impact of technology on behaviour, and connecting it with library services Offers examples and practical advice for incorporating technology to meet user expectations and assess services Suggests management techniques to overcome barriers to change and technology innovation

Patron Driven Acquisitions

Patron Driven Acquisitions
Author: David A. Swords
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter
Total Pages: 215
Release: 2011-10-27
ISBN 10: 3110253038
ISBN 13: 9783110253030
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Patron Driven Acquisitions Book Review:

About 40 percent of the books academic libraries purchase in traditional ways never circulate and another 40 percent circulate fewer than three times. By contrast, patron-driven acquisition allows a library to borrow or buy books only when a patron needs them. In a typical workflow, the library imports bibliographic records into its catalogue at no cost. When a patron finds a patron-driven record in the course of research, a short-term loan can allow him to borrow the book, and the transaction charge to the library will be a small percentage of the list price. Typically, a library will automatically buy a book on a third or fourth use. The contributions in this volume, written by experts, describe the genesis and brief history of patron-driven acquisitions, its current status, and its promise.

Guide to Implementing and Managing Patron driven Acquisitions

Guide to Implementing and Managing Patron driven Acquisitions
Author: Suzanne M. Ward
Publsiher: Amer Library Assn
Total Pages: 77
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9780838986080
ISBN 13: 0838986080
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Patron Driven Library

The Patron Driven Library
Author: Dee Ann Allison
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013
ISBN 10: 9781843347361
ISBN 13: 1843347369
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Patron Driven Library Book Review:

The Patron Driven Library is a guide for librarians to help them develop a new relationship with technology that preserves the core mission of libraries while still responding to the needs of a new generation of library clients. Dee Ann Allison looks at the challenges facing today's libraries and summarizes current research and experiments that have been reported in library literature. Building on these themes, she offers practical advice on management, collections, and services that will emphasize the patron while still preserving the ideals of the profession.

Implementing and Assessing Use Driven Acquisitions

Implementing and Assessing Use Driven Acquisitions
Author: Steven Carrico,Michelle Leonard,Erin Gallagher
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2016-02-02
ISBN 10: 144226277X
ISBN 13: 9781442262775
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Implementing and Assessing Use Driven Acquisitions Book Review:

Implementing and Assessing Use-Driven Acquisitions provides a practical methodology for setting up a use-driven acquisitions plan (UDA) to acquire access to print and e-books for users in academic and special libraries. Each chapter offers specific steps and check-lists libraries can use to develop worthwhile and comprehensive use-driven acquisition plans (also known as demand-driven acquisitions) that fit into the collection development and budgeting objectives of the library. The book proposes methods to assess cost and usage of the content received to determine effectiveness and potential modifications to UDA plans.

Getting Started with Demand Driven Acquisitions for E books A LITA Guide

Getting Started with Demand Driven Acquisitions for E books  A LITA Guide
Author: Theresa S. Arndt
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2015-03-05
ISBN 10: 0838913148
ISBN 13: 9780838913147
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Getting Started with Demand Driven Acquisitions for E books A LITA Guide Book Review:

Thousands of e-books are published each year; and rather than holding steady, e-book prices are rising—some 3.5% this year alone. With so many titles out there, how do you know which ones will actually circulate? Demand-driven acquisition (DDA) may be the answer for your library, and getting started needn’t be daunting. This LITA Guide includes more than 200 criteria questions to help you develop a DDA e-book program that’s right for your library, offering perspective on Why DDA is worth considering, and how it increases instant access to more e-books for library users while holding down overall library book purchasing cost increasesPrioritizing goals to better negotiate with vendorsWorkflow with library services providers and e-book aggregatorsManaging trade-offs between staff time and direct costsFactors in policy decisions, such as single or multiple vendors, short term loans, and mediating purchasesUsing MARC records and discovery servicesVendor reporting, cost per use, processing costs, and other metrics for assessmentIncorporating DDA titles into your catalogFocusing on the unique requirements and processes of e-book acquisition, this guide will help ensure that your library’s e-book collection is both vibrant and cost-effective.

Academic E Books

Academic E Books
Author: Suzanne M. Ward,Robert S. Freeman,Judith M. Nixon
Publsiher: Purdue University Press
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2015-11-15
ISBN 10: 1612494293
ISBN 13: 9781612494296
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Academic E Books Book Review:

E-Books in Academic Libraries: Stepping Up to the Challenge provides readers with a view of the changing and emerging roles of electronic books in higher education. The three main sections contain contributions by experts in the publisher/vendor arena, as well as by librarians who report on both the challenges of offering and managing e-books and on the issues surrounding patron use of e-books. The case study section offers perspectives from seven different sizes and types of libraries whose librarians describe innovative and thought-provoking projects involving e-books.Read about perspectives on e-books from organizations as diverse as a commercial publisher and an association press. Learn about the viewpoint of a jobber. Find out about the e-book challenges facing librarians, such as the quest to control costs in the patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) model, how to solve the dilemma of resource sharing with e-books, and how to manage PDA in the consortial environment. See what patron use of e-books reveals about reading habits and disciplinary differences.Finally, in the case study section, discover how to promote scholarly e-books, how to manage an e-reader checkout program, and how one library replaced most of its print collection with e-books. These and other examples illustrate how innovative librarians use e-books to enhance users' experiences with scholarly works.

The Patron driven Library

  The   Patron driven Library
Author: Dee Ann Allison
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2013
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:1073588286
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The No Shelf Required Guide to E book Purchasing

The No Shelf Required Guide to E book Purchasing
Author: Sue Polanka
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 59
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0838958362
ISBN 13: 9780838958360
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The No Shelf Required Guide to E book Purchasing Book Review:

The increasingly important role that e-books and e-readers are playing in libraries makes it essential for librarians to get a handle on the ins and outs of e-book purchasing. Sue Polanka has compiled an expert-authored series of articles for this issue of Library Technology Reports that provide strategies, best practices, and case studies for meeting the unprecedented legal, technological, and vendor challenges that come with e-book purchasing.

The Library Catalogue as Social Space Promoting Patron Driven Collections Online Communities and Enhanced Reference and Readers Services

The Library Catalogue as Social Space  Promoting Patron Driven Collections  Online Communities  and Enhanced Reference and Readers  Services
Author: Laurel Tarulli
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 122
Release: 2012-01-30
ISBN 10: 1598846299
ISBN 13: 9781598846294
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Library Catalogue as Social Space Promoting Patron Driven Collections Online Communities and Enhanced Reference and Readers Services Book Review:

Emphasizing the advantages of working together and exploring the future of library services in an online, socially connected world, this exciting book shows how all public library professionals can take advantage of our strongest community and information tool—the library catalogue.

Customer based Collection Development

Customer based Collection Development
Author: Karl Bridges
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2014
ISBN 10: 9781856049313
ISBN 13: 1856049310
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Customer based Collection Development Book Review:

This essential guide to customer-based/patron-driven collection development will allow librarians to navigate the rapid changes in what users expect of libraries. The traditional "top down" approach to collection development definitely has its drawbacks: even after spending a good deal of time, energy, and resources, librarians are sometimes frustrated to find that their library's collection is not being used as they anticipated. But there's another strategy that's gaining momentum. This book gathers together the best practitioners in the emerging field of customer-based collection development to find out what library users need and want and provide strategies to allow librarians to manage collections accordingly. Drawing on the experiences of professionals from a variety of academic and public libraries, Customer-based Collection Development: Offers strategies for planning and implementing a customer-based collection program Summarizes its potential impact on a library's budget Discusses cataloguing implications, and other day-to-day operational issues Presents guidelines for evaluating and marketing. Customer-based Collection Development is one way for libraries to navigate the rapid changes in what users expect of libraries, and this new anthology is an important guide to this approach.

Evaluating Demand Driven Acquisitions

Evaluating Demand Driven Acquisitions
Author: Laura Costello
Publsiher: Chandos Publishing
Total Pages: 172
Release: 2016-10-02
ISBN 10: 0081010486
ISBN 13: 9780081010488
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Evaluating Demand Driven Acquisitions Book Review:

Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions examines recent research in demand-driven acquisitions in an effort to develop an evaluation framework specific to demand-driven programs. The chapters in this volume focus on the criteria and methods that are used to evaluate the results of demand-driven programs in research. Case studies and pilot programs from all types of libraries—including interlibrary loan to purchase programs, catalog integrated strategies, and evidence-based collection development—help illuminate the current best practices and benchmarks for demand-driven evaluation. This book helps librarians and practitioners evaluate their existing demand-driven programs and make adjustments that could decrease costs or expand existing strategies. It is also suitable for librarians with new or emerging demand-driven programs to use as a framework for developing ongoing assessment programs or evaluating pilot programs. Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of demand driven acquisitions research Separates research findings by evaluation criteria for ease of use Serves as a reference for diverse libraries, including academic, public, and corporate libraries Synthesizes the most current research on this increasingly popular library strategy

Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty First Century

Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty First Century
Author: Susan K. Kendall
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2018-01-15
ISBN 10: 1442274220
ISBN 13: 9781442274228
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty First Century Book Review:

In Health Sciences Collection Management for the Twenty-First Century, readers learn about best practices and also the big picture and the deeper changes that affect decision making. Chapter contributors and stories about different libraries’ experiences provide unique perspectives to topics and demonstrate the thoughtfulness of today’s health sciences collection management librarians.

The Power to Name

The Power to Name
Author: H.A. Olson
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 261
Release: 2013-12-01
ISBN 10: 9401734356
ISBN 13: 9789401734356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Power to Name Book Review:

This book looks at the pervasive naming of information that libraries undertake as a matter of course through representation of subjects. It examines the 19th century foundations, current standards, and canonical application of internationally used classification (Melvil Dewey and his decimal scheme) and subject headings (Charles Cutter and the Library of Congress Subject Headings). It will be of interest to librarians, information scholars, professionals, and researchers.

Building and Managing E book Collections

Building and Managing E book Collections
Author: Richard Kaplan
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 197
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 1555707769
ISBN 13: 9781555707767
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Building and Managing E book Collections Book Review:

This book provides an overview and analysis of current and emerging trends of the use and development of the e-book. Readers will learn best practices to guide them in developing library policies and procedures involving the acquisition, purchase, collection development, cataloguing and retention of e-books.

Protecting Patron Privacy

Protecting Patron Privacy
Author: Bobbi Newman,Bonnie Tijerina
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2017-05-19
ISBN 10: 1442269715
ISBN 13: 9781442269712
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Protecting Patron Privacy Book Review:

This LITA Guide offers readers guidance on a wide range of topics, including foundations of privacy in libraries; data collection, retention, use, and protection; laws and regulations; privacy instruction; contracts with third parties; and use of in-house and internet tools including social network sites, surveillance video, and RFID.

The Librarian s Guide to Homelessness

The Librarian s Guide to Homelessness
Author: Ryan Dowd
Publsiher: ALA Editions
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9780838916261
ISBN 13: 0838916260
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Librarian s Guide to Homelessness Book Review:

"Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. In this book Dowd, executive director of a homeless shelter, spotlights best practices drawn from his own shelter's policies and training materials" --

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services
Author: Michelle Flinchbaugh,Chuck Thomas,Rob Tench
Publsiher: Purdue University Press
Total Pages: 428
Release: 2019-09-15
ISBN 10: 1612495796
ISBN 13: 9781612495798
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transforming Acquisitions and Collection Services Book Review:

This book explores ways in which libraries can reach new levels of service, quality, and efficiency while minimizing cost by collaborating in acquisitions. In consortial acquisitions, a number of libraries work together, usually in an existing library consortia, to leverage size to support acquisitions in each individual library. In cross-functional acquisitions, acquisitions collaborates to support other library functions. For the library acquisitions manager, technical services manager, or the library director, awareness of different options for effective consortial and cross-functional acquisitions allows for the optimization of staff and resources to reach goals. This work presents those options in the form of case studies as well as useful analysis of the benefits and challenges of each. By supporting each other’s acquisitions services in a consortium, libraries leverage size to get better prices, and share systems and expertise to maximize resources while minimizing costs. Within libraries, the acquisitions function can be combined with other library functions in a unit with more than one purpose, or acquisitions can develop a close working relationship with another unit to support their work. This book surveys practice at different libraries and at different library consortia, and presents a detailed description and analysis of a variety of practices for how acquisitions units support each other within a consortium, and how they work with other library units, specifically collection management, cataloging, interlibrary loan, and the digital repository, in the form of case studies. A final section of the book covers fundamentals of collaboration.

Creating the Customer Driven Library

Creating the Customer Driven Library
Author: Jeannette Woodward
Publsiher: American Library Association
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9780838908884
ISBN 13: 0838908888
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Creating the Customer Driven Library Book Review:

Building libraries on the bookstore model.

E books in Academic Libraries

E books in Academic Libraries
Author: Ksenija Mincic-Obradovic
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2010-12-08
ISBN 10: 1780630506
ISBN 13: 9781780630502
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

E books in Academic Libraries Book Review:

Written from the perspective of a librarian, this book offers a comprehensive overview of the impact of e-books on academic libraries. The author discusses advantages to both researchers and librarians and provides current examples of innovative uses of e-books in academic contexts. This book reviews the current situation in e-book publishing, and describes problems in managing e-books in libraries caused by the variety of purchase models and varying formats available, and the lack of standardisation. It discusses solutions for providing access and maintaining bibliographic control, looks at various initiatives to publicise and promote e-books, and compares e-book usage surveys to track changes in user preferences and behaviour over the last decade. E-books have already had a huge impact on academic libraries, and major advances in technology will bring further changes. There is a need for collaboration between libraries and publishers. The book concludes with reflections on the future of e-books in academic libraries. Describes how e-books have changed library services and how they have enabled academic libraries to align with the e-learning initiatives of their universities Discusses problems with e-book collection development and management and lists examples of solutions Examines trends in user behaviour and acceptance of e-books