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IFLA Guide: Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries

“…to help develop an awareness of the key issues that every library will need to consider and address in developing an e-portfolio… A guide that addresses an evolving subject area, such as electronic resources” Available here. It could be describing the KLA course:┬áLibrary Collection Management and Policies for e-Publications. Now you KNOW why you should […]

e-Resources in Libraries: there’s more to it than acquisition!

Including e-resources in library collections sounds deceptively simple! Most libraries are adding e-journals and e-books with some degree of success. What is less straightforward is the long-term management of a format that is constantly changing. Librarians have to consider the relative importance and size of their print collection. How can libraries acquire the best and […]

Call for Nominations for the UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award

UKeiG – the UK electronic information Group – is a part of the UK Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). UKeiG is now seeking nominations for 2010 for this prestigious international award. The UKeiG Tony Kent Strix Award is given in recognition of an outstanding practical innovation or achievement in the field of […]