Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006

1st Edition

Carol Ann Borchert, Gary W Ives

Published August 26, 2016
Reference - 416 Pages
ISBN 9781138995857 - CAT# Y210764

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Discover the latest developments in serials publication

Current advances in technology and research have triggered accelerating change in the state of serials, which makes keeping up-to-date on developments difficult. Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006 presents the leaders of serials publication providing their perspectives on the state of the world on the future of serials. This compilation includes several superb presentations from the 21st annual North American Serials Interest Group conference held in Denver, Colorado, in May, 2006.

Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006 explores serials publication through helpful reviews of cataloging and techniques for implementing various projects. Also included are chapters exploring visions for the future, strategies for practical application of technology and theory, and tactical information to manage employees and economic resources. This book brings readers the world of serials as it is today—and as it will be in the future.

Topics in Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006 include:
  • basic and advanced serials cataloging
  • electronic resource license language
  • implementing an institutional repository (IR)
  • impact of digitizing serials in the next ten years
  • details about the success in digitizing Colorado’s Historic Newspaper Collection
  • evolving roles in the digital communication system
  • review of the various uses of FRBR
  • alternative citation sources beyond the Web
  • blogs, wikis, and podcasts
  • managing personnel
  • resource description and access (RDA)
  • vendor-sponsored training
  • electronic resource management (ERM) systems
  • practices and principles of good project management
  • Open Access publishing collection development
  • print and online journal cost comparisons
  • and more!

Mile-High Views: Surveying the Serials Vista: NASIG 2006 is a horizon-expanding collection that is perfect for librarians, publishers, and commercial vendors interested in the future of serials publication.


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