Earnshaw, Rae

Digital Convergence – Libraries of the Future

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Table of contents

Part 1. The Organization and Delivery of Digital Information

1. From ‘‘Boutique’’ to Mass Digitization: the Google Library Project at Oxford
Ronald Milne

2. Digital Services in Academic Libraries: the Internet is Setting Benchmarks
Norbert Lossau

3. The Early Years of the United Kingdom Joint Academic Network (JANET)
Mike Wells

Part 2. The World Library – Collaboration and Sharing of Information

4. World-Class Universities Need World-Class Libraries and Information Resources: But How Can they be Provided?
Brian K. Follett

5. The International Dimensions of Digital Science and Scholarship: Aspirations of the British Library in Serving the International Scientific and Scholarly Communities
Lynne Brindley

6. CURL – Research Libraries in the British Isles
Peter Fox

Part 3. Cultural and Strategic Implications of Digital Convergence for Libraries

7. For Betteror Worse: Change and Development in Academic Libraries, 1970-2006
Bill Simpson

8. Combining the Best of Both Worlds: the Hybrid Library
David Baker

9. Beyond the Hybrid Library: Libraries in a Web 2.0 World
Derek Law

10. Libraries and Open Access: the Implications of Open-Access Publishing and Dissemination for Libraries in Higher Education Institutions
Stephen Pinfield

Part 4. Shaking the Foundations – Librarianship in Transition

11. Scholarship and Libraries: Collectors and Collections
Fred Ratcliffe

12. When is a Librarian not a Librarian?
Frederick Friend

Part 5. New Dimensions of InformationProvision Restructuring, Innovation, and Integration

13. From Integration to Web Archiving
John Tuck

14. Not Just a Box of Books: From Repository to Service Innovator
Sarah E. Thomas, Carl A. Kroch

15. Learning Enhancement through Strategic Project Partnership
Mary Heaney

16. Libraries for the 21st Century
Les Watson

Part 6. Preserving the Content – The Physical and the Digital

17. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: Poor Players on the Digital Curation Stage
Chris Rusbridge

18. Some Key Issues in Digital Preservation
Marilyn Deegan, Simon Tanner

Part 7. From Information to Knowledge – the Human–Computer Interface

19. From the Information Age to the Intelligence Age: Exploiting IT and Convergence
Rae Earnshaw, John Vince

20. Cognitive Implications of InformationSpaces: Human Issues in the Design and Use of Electronic Library Interfaces
Sherry Chen, Jane Coughlan, Steve Love, Robert D. Macredie, Frankie Wilson

21. Mobile Media – From Content to User
Antonietta Iacono, Gareth Frith

Part 8. Historic Collections and Case Studies

22. Special Collections Librarianship
Richard Ovenden

23. Defending Research and Scholarship – United Kingdom Libraries and the Terrorism Bill 2005
Clive D. Field

24. Politics, Profits and Idealism: John Norton, the Stationers’ Company and Sir Thomas Bodley
John Barnard

25. William Drummond of Hawthornden: Book Collector and Benefactor of Edinburgh University Library
John Hall

26. de Gaulle and the British
David Dilks

Part 9. High Level Applications of Contentandits Governance

27. Great Libraries in the Service of Science
Alan Eyre

28. Governance at Harvard University Library
Dudley Fishburn

29. Higher Education Libraries and the Quality Agenda
John Horton


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Keywords: COMPUTERS / Computer Science COM014000

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Information Technology, Telecommunications

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