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Changing Library Operations, Allen Mckiel Jan 2014

Changing Library Operations, Allen Mckiel

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The following article was presented in a panel discussion which explored library operational adaptations to the changing technologies of information distribution and usage. The librarians on the panel presented glimpses of the changes occurring in their library operations as they transition to services without print. The librarians explored, through the evidence of their changing library operations, a range of topics, for example: trends in e‐resource acquisition and usage; changes in consortia; processing and organizational changes; and developments in open access publishing and library e‐publication. After initial presentations, the panel and moderator encouraged questions, comments, and discussion with attendees.


Changing Operations Of Academic Libraries, Allen Mckiel Jan 2013

Changing Operations Of Academic Libraries, Allen Mckiel

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The session is an exploration of library operational adaptations to the changing technologies of information distribution and usage. The librarians will present glimpses of the changes occurring in their library operations as they transition to services without print. The cadence of change, particularly with respect to ebooks, continues to accelerate. The moderator will summarize some of the technology changes of the last year, and a panel of librarians will explore, through the evidence of their changing library operations, a range of topics including: trends in e-book acquisition and usage; developments in open access publishing; changes in consortia; and the role ...


Changing Operations Of Academic Libraries, Allen Mckiel Jan 2012

Changing Operations Of Academic Libraries, Allen Mckiel

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The article is an exploration of library operational adaptations to the changing technologies of information distribution and usage. The librarians present glimpses of the changes occurring in their library operations as they transition to services without print. The cadence of change particularly with respect to e-books continues to accelerate. The librarians summarize some of the technology changes of the last year and explore, through the evidence of their changing library operations, a range of topics including: trends in ebook “acquisition” and usage; developments in open access publishing; changes in consortia; and the role of librarians in instruction and evolving peer-review ...


Offline E - Book Access: Ebrary Survey Of Librarians, Allen Mckiel Jan 2011

Offline E - Book Access: Ebrary Survey Of Librarians, Allen Mckiel

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No abstract provided.


2011 Global Student E-Book Survey, Allen Mckiel Jan 2011

2011 Global Student E-Book Survey, Allen Mckiel

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This article reviews the responses from the second ebrary informal survey of students concerning their experiences with information resources, which was conducted in September and early October of 2011.


Academic Libraries Without Print, Allen Mckiel Jan 2011

Academic Libraries Without Print, Allen Mckiel

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Librarians from four university library environments— Western Oregon University, University of California Merced, Brigham Young University, and Cleveland State University—discussed changes occurring in their library operations as they transition to services centered in e‐resources. They explored, through the evidence of their changing library operations, a range of topics including trends in collection development and usage; developments in open access publishing; instruction; and evolving peer review and publication processes. The moderator initiated the discussion with a review of a few of the year’s relevant technology changes. Overall the cadence of change is brisk and has become the familiar ...


Academic Libraries Without Print, Allen Mckiel Jan 2010

Academic Libraries Without Print, Allen Mckiel

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A panel of librarians presented glimpses of the changes occurring in their library operations as they transition to services centered in e-resources. The four university library environments were Western Oregon University, University of California Merced, Brigham Young University, and Cleveland State University. The panel explored, through the evidence of their changing library operations, a range of topics including trends in e‐book „acquisition‟ and usage; developments in open access publishing; changes in the impact of consortia; and the role of librarians in instruction and evolving peer review and publication processes. The moderator initiated the discussion with a review of a ...


Academic Libraries Without Print, Allen Mckiel Jan 2009

Academic Libraries Without Print, Allen Mckiel

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No abstract provided.