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Title Handbook of electronic and digital acquisitions / Thomas W. Leonhardt, editor
Published New York : Routledge, 2006


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 160 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Acquisitions and copyright / Doris Van Kampen -- ch. 2. Copyright and fair use : electronic reserves / Linda Neyer -- ch. 3. Evaluating databases for acquisitions and collection development / Audrey Powers -- ch. 4. Collection development strategies for online aggregated databases / Susan McMullen [and others] -- ch. 5. Issues on the selection of electronic resources / Rickey D. Best -- ch. 6. Choosing virtual reference software / Robert Slater, Denise Johnson -- ch. 7. Electronic data interchange and vendors : enhancement of library acquisitions services / Sha Li Zhang, John H. Williams
Summary Everything you need to know about adding e-resources to your library's servicesHandbook of Electronic and Digital Acquisitions steers librarians through the process of evaluating, choosing, and managing electronic resources as they expand their collection development policies to include electronic databases. This handy, how-to guide takes a practical approach to acquisitions, providing commonsense information on basic copyright laws, fair use guidelines and policies, offsite and in-house databases, virtual reference software, EDI, and vendors. The book's contributors draw on t
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources.
Acquisition of electronic information resources.
Database selection.
Copyright -- Electronic information resources -- United States
Electronic information resources -- Fair use (Copyright) -- United States
Electronic reserve collections in libraries -- Law and legislation.
Electronic reference services (Libraries) -- Computer programs
Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Automation.
Collection development (Libraries)
Digital libraries -- Collection development.
Library Collection Development
collection development.
Acquisition of electronic information resources
Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Automation
Collection development (Libraries)
Copyright -- Electronic information resources
Database selection
Digital libraries -- Collection development
Electronic information resources -- Fair use (Copyright)
Electronic reserve collections in libraries -- Law and legislation
Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources
United States
Form Electronic book
Author Leonhardt, Thomas W
LC no. 2005024826
ISBN 9780203824733