Advances in Librarianship:Mergers and Alliances: The Wider by A Woodsworth,W D Penniman,Anne Woodsworth,W. David Penniman

By A Woodsworth,W D Penniman,Anne Woodsworth,W. David Penniman

quantity 37 of Advances in Librarianship offers distinctive examples of neighborhood and neighborhood mergers and different alliances, the equipment used to make sure powerful and profitable collaborations, and outlines of the standards which contributed to much less profitable efforts at consolidation. This quantity is a significant other to quantity 36 which supplied a broader view of such efforts. the present quantity is split into sections: collaborations with seven chapters and mergers, with 5 chapters. the entire chapters contain unique examine, case stories, literature stories and conceptual papers. issues comprise, for instance, collaboration on neighborhood background, joint measure courses throughout associations, digital reference companies, boutique libraries, and the method and result of merging movement and reference departments.

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