Outsourcing Library Operations in Academic Libraries: An by Claire-Lise Benaud,Sever Bordeianu

By Claire-Lise Benaud,Sever Bordeianu

As outsourcing turns into extra typical in libraries, the necessity for a authoritative advisor turns into undeniable. This booklet, designed to offer librarians a extensive realizing of outsourcing matters in educational libraries, synthesizes triumphing theories at the subject and describes present outsourcing practices in all parts of librarianship. After a historic assessment and a close research of the professionals and cons of outsourcing, the authors define the stairs for making plans and imposing a profitable outsourcing application. person chapters disguise assortment improvement, acquisitions and serials administration, cataloging, retrospective conversion, authority keep watch over, maintenance, and public prone and structures. a different characteristic of the e-book is a close survey of greater than 2 hundred educational learn libraries and different educational libraries approximately outsourcing practices.

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