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Resource Management: Strategies, Technologies, and Practices

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Abstract: Library collections today have become more complex than ever, with proportions of electronic and digital resources increasing relative to print and other physical materials. To manage these complex, multiformat collections, libraries need to consider many different options, both in the technology tools used and in their operational workflows. Many different types of technical options are available for libraries to manage their collections and operations, including traditional integrated library systems and a new generation of library services platforms, with open source and commercially licensed options and locally installed or cloud-based deployment possibilities. This half-day workshop explores the realm of library resource management technologies, helping attendees understand the relative strengths of each of the many alternatives and which automation scenarios may be most appropriate to pursue for their library. Filled with real-world examples, this workshop presents many possible strategies, technologies, and possibilities for managing library collections.


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Publication Year:2014
Type of Material:Presentation
Language English
Issue:October 26, 2014
Publisher:Information Today
Place of Publication:Monterey, CA
Conference:Internet Librarian 2014
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Record Number:19988
Last Update:2014-11-05 09:35:12
Date Created:2014-11-05 09:33:58