The International Yearbook of Library and Information Management is a thematic, refereed annual publication in the field of library science and information management worldwide. Each volume contains substantive chapters covering current issues, emerging debates and trends, and models of best practice and likely future developments, contributed by an internationally respected panel of researchers, practitioners and academics. The theme for Volume 5, 'scholarly publishing in an electronic era', has been chosen in view of significant recent changes in the publishing world and the impacts that these changes are having on the management of information provision and on access to information in specific communities. The first part of the book offers an overview of current trends in scholarly publishing, and the book is divided into a further six parts each covering an area of core interest: * institutional perspectives on scholarly publishing; * open access initiatives * technical issues in scholarly publishing; * use of scholarly publications; * economics and logistics of scholarly publishing; * international issues. Readership: The International Yearbook is essential reading for information professionals wishing to keep up-to-date with recent developments in library science and information management on a global basis.
The publishing world is undergoing a total transformation brought about by the change to electronic delivery methods and a move towards open access. The impact these changes are having on the management of information provision and access to information is huge, and of great significance to the information professional's role. This important book is the first to outline and analyse these changes and what they mean for the profession. So if you're confused about 'open access', 'institutional repositories' or the 'Big Deal', this book will explain all. Essential reading for information professionals wishing to keep up-to-date with recent developments in library science and information management on a global basis, this book will also be of great interest to publishers.
Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.