Digital Library Economics
An Academic Perspective
- David Baker, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
- Wendy Evans, University College Plymouth St Mark and St John, UK
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.
All involved in the funding, management, and development of digital libraries (including research and development), Digital publishing, and Internet service and content provision