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Title: Collection Development and Content Management of Electronic Resources in Knowledge Exchange & Information Center (KEIC) at MICA
Authors: Yagnik, Shailesh R.
Raval, C. N.
Keywords: Content Creations
Knowledge Management
Collection Development
Electronic Resources
Issue Date: 10-Nov-2005
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre
Abstract: Digital resource has emerged as complementary and substitute to printresource. But electronic has become vital source of information. MICA KEIChas experience in handling various electronic resources; it requiresinitiatives and interest to know new things. Subscription management requires continuous tracking to know that along with print subscription library will get free access to electronic journals, with little premium or to pay full subscription. This helps for retrospective searches. Association membership gives the benefits of free subscription and access to electronic resources. Commercial database has got high subscription cost but access to resources from retrospective dates. Electronic resources are cheaper because of aggregator but challenges lies with the librarian for an optimum use of resources subscribed by library. The use study, users study, actual demand and potential demand will help the librarian to take the right decision.
ISBN: 81-902079-2-X
Appears in Collections:PLANNER 2005

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