Digital Library Economics

Digital Library Economics

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Digital Library Economics covers key aspects of the management and development of the digital library from an economic viewpoint. The work is a collection of essays by leading international authorities and provides an overview of current and future positions with regard to the economics of digital library management and development. Key contextual aspects are described, providing a history of the growth of digital libraries, with special reference to financial issues, current and possible future economic models and costing methodologies and challenges, themes and issues in the field. Incorporates past developments, current good practice and future trends Written by recognized national and international authorities There is little else in the field: it fills a major gap in the literatureBeagrie, N., Chruszcz, J. and Lavois, B. (2008) Keeping Research Data Safe a€“ A Cost Model and Guidance for UK Universities. ... Rieger, O. (2008) Preservation in the Age of Large-Scale Digitization: A White Paper. ... Minerva. Online at: http:// Digitisation_v1_0610.pdf. Tanner, S. and Deegan, M. (2003) a#39;Exploring charging models for digital libraryanbsp;...

Title:Digital Library Economics
Author:Wendy Evans, David Baker
Publisher:Elsevier - 2009-04-20


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