Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Lorcan Dempsey's weblog: Groningen thoughts

Lorcan Dempsey's weblog: Groningen thoughts: "Managing the collective book collection. There was much discussion of storage, institutional or shared, and of coordinated collection development, whether within national or consortial planning contexts. The collective management of the print book collection seems to be emerging as a general issue for research libraries, especially given the costs of managing redundant physical stores, the demands on library space for more social learning activities, and the general concern with value in a zero sum game funding environment."