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Library Consortia: Models for Collaboration and Sustainability
edited by Valerie Horton and Greg Pronevitz
- Highlight the current trends impacting consortia and the fiscal difficulties many have experienced since the 2007-2009 Recession
- Present conclusions drawn from 16 case studies and the results of a recent survey on consortial environment and priorities
- Look into current management practices and give an overview of consortia activities, such as such as e-book technology and delivery methods
- Discuss the Discover to Delivery continuum, a key trend that allows libraries to maximize services
This book will help new library staff understand the full range of activities that take place in today's consortia, while also showing consortia managers, participants in consortial governance, and participating libraries methods for revising current practices, places for expanding services, and adopting new project ideas.
Horton, Valerie and Greg Pronevitz, eds. Library Consortia: Models for Collaboration and Sustainability. Chicago, ALA, 2015. 216 pp.
2015/softbound/ ISBN-13: 978-0838912188 $67.