Teamwork and Collaboration in Libraries: Tools for Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Marc B Silverman

Routledge
Published December 20, 2001
Reference - 154 Pages
ISBN 9780789014023 - CAT# HW12676

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Summary

Avoid the pitfalls in consortium planning with this down-to-earth advice!

This practical book addresses the specific tasks of planning, organizing, and administering a successful library consortium. Teamwork and Collaboration in Libraries: Tools for Theory and Practice surveys a number of resource-sharing schemes, including digital libraries and cooperative purchasing schemes. Thoughtful analyses discuss the perils and benefits of consortia, and a thorough bibliography reviews the available material on planning a consortium. This comprehensive book provides all the information you will need before undertaking a library collaboration.

Teamwork and Collaboration in Libraries: Tools for Theory and Practice presents discussions and case studies of cooperative purchasing and resource-sharing in several library environments, including:
  • within university library systems
  • between libraries with shared special interests
  • between academic and public libraries
  • the proposed national law library consortium

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