Fee-Based Services in Sci-Tech Libraries

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Overview

This timely and important book explores how fee-based services have developed in various types of sci-tech libraries. The authoritative contributors focus on the current changing financial aspects of the sci-tech library operation and clarify for the reader how these changes have brought about conditions in which traditional methods of funding are no longer adequate. What new options are open and how they are best being applied in today’s sci-tech libraries is fully and clearly explained and illustrated. Topics explored include cost allocation and cost recovery, fees for computer searching, and the relationship between sci-tech libraries and serials agents.

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Contents
Introduction

  • Cost Allocation and Cost Recovery Considerations in a Special Academic Library: Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Fee-Based Services in the M.I.T. Libraries
  • Fee-Based Services in Health Sciences Libraries
  • Sci-Tech Libraries and Serials Agents: the Unused Leverage
  • Special Paper: Evolving Roles of End-Users and Librarians in Academic Computer Searching
  • Sci-Tech Collections
  • Artificial Internal Organs: Brief Guide to the Research and Literature
  • New Reference Works in Science and Technology
  • Reference Notes Included
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