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A Handbook of Digital Library Economics

Operations, Collections and Services

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.

Anyone involved in digital library developments and digital collections and services (whether or not library-based), including managers, subject specialists, project directors, technical staff, content creators, editors and managers, researchers and academics in the field of library and information science and digital economics; Librarians

Paperback, 284 Pages

Published: July 2013

Imprint: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-84334-620-3


  • Digital economics: Introduction and overview; Sustainability; Models and tools; The universal library: realising Panizzi’s dream.


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