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This book brings together international experience of business planning for digital libraries: the business case, the planning processes involved, the costs and benefi ts, practice and standards, and comparison with the traditional library where appropriate. Although there is a vast literature already on other aspects of digital libraries, business planning is a subject that until now has not been systematically integrated in a book. Digital libraries are being created not only by traditional libraries, but by museums, archives, media organizations, and indeed any organization concerned with managing scientific and cultural information. Business planning for digital libraries is the process by which the business aims, products and services of the eventual system are identified, together with how the digital library service will contribute to the overall business and mission of the host organization. These provide the context and rationale, which is then combined with normal business plan elements such as technical solutions, investment, income and expenditure, projected benefi ts or returns, marketing, risk analysis, management, and governance. Business Planning for Digital Libraries is designed for practitioners in the cultural and scientifi c sectors, for students in information sciences and cultural management, and in particular for people engaged in managing digital libraries and repositories, in electronic publishing and e-learning, and in teaching and studying in these fi elds.

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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. About the authors
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  1. Framework Chapters
  2. pp. 11-12
  1. 1. Business planning for digital libraries
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  1. 2. Business model innovation in digital libraries: the cultural heritage sector
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  1. 3. Digital libraries in higher education
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  1. 4. Digital libraries for the arts and social sciences
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  1. 5. The impact of the digital library on the planning of scientific, technical and medical libraries
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  1. Practice Chapters
  2. pp. 65-66
  1. 6. E-journals in business planning for digital libraries
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  1. 7. E-books: business planning for the digital library
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  1. 8. Business planning for e-archives
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  1. 9. Issues in business planning for archival collections of web materials
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  1. 10. Organizing digital preservation
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  1. 11. Business planning for digital repositories
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  1. 12. Problems of multi-linguality
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  1. 13. Business models for Open Access publishing and their effect on the digital library
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  1. 14. Digital library metadata
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  1. Case Studies
  2. pp. 165-166
  1. 15. FinELib: an important infrastructure for research
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  1. 16. The digital library of Catalonia
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  1. 17. Digital library development in the public library sector in Denmark
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  1. 18. Digital libraries for cultural heritage: a perspective from New Zealand
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  1. 19. APEnet: a model for Internet based archival discovery environments
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  1. 20. The California Digital Library
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  1. 21. The Oxford Digital Library
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789461660015
Related ISBN
9789058678379
MARC Record
OCLC
715171689
Pages
250
Launched on MUSE
2014-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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