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Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship

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With the introduction of the Bologna Process, the emphasis on the importance of international librarianship and its activity between governmental or non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups of nations has continued to grow. Collaboration in International and Comparative Librarianship highlights the importance of international librarianship in governmental and non-governmental institutions, organizations, and groups in order to promote, develop, and maintain librarianship and the library profession around the world. This publication is essential for graduate students, researchers, teachers, and LIS administrators in the field of library science.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
    1. PREAMBLE
    2. THE RATIONALE BEHIND THE BOOK
    3. GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION OF AUTHORSHIP
    4. BOOK STRUCTURE
    5. CLOSING REMARKS
  9. Acknowledgment
  10. Section 1: General and Ethical Issues
    1. Chapter 1: Prof. S. B. Ghosh, alias Badal, as I Know Him
      1. PROF. S. B. GHOSH
    2. Chapter 2: Introduction
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. NORTH-SOUTH COOPERATION
      4. UNESCO IN PROMOTING INTERNATIONAL LIBRARIANSHIP
      5. IFLA IN PROMOTING INTERNATIONAL LIBRARIANSHIP
      6. BOLOGNA PROCESS IN LIS EDUCATION
      7. GLOBAL LIBRARIES INITIATIVE: A CATALYST IN INTERNATIONAL LIBRARIANSHIP
      8. SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION
      9. IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF LIBRARY INNOVATION PROJECTS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Donations to Libraries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DONATIONS: THE BACKGROUND
      4. THE LITERATURE
      5. OVERVIEW OF DONATION ACTIVITY
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 4: Globalization and Library and Information Science
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY
      4. IMPLICATIONS FOR LIBRARIES
      5. THE EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION ON DEVELOPING WORLD
      6. GLOBALIZATION AND BRAIN DRAIN
      7. ETHICAL ISSUES, GLOBALIZATION AND CULTURAL DIVERSITY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 5: Philanthropy in Libraries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 6: International Librarianship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. DEVELOPING INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS
      3. CONTRIBUTING TO INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES AT MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY
      4. OTHER INTERNATIONAL ACTIVITIES
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
  11. Section 2: Role of the Professional Associations
    1. Chapter 7: The Role of the Special Libraries Association in Promoting Library Professionals on a Global Scale
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      3. BACKGROUND: THE SPECIAL LIBRARIES ASSOCIATION
      4. SLA’S GLOBAL OUTREACH INITIATIVES: HISTORICAL AND ONGOING
      5. INTERNATIONAL CHAPTERS WITHIN SLA
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 8: Role of IFLA in Marketing Initiatives in Library and Information Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. KEY INTERNATIONAL INITIATIVES
      3. IFLA: AN INTERNATIONAL VOICE
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 9: International Scholarship and the Role of American Research Libraries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. THE NEW INTERNATIONALLY INVESTED UNIVERSITY
      3. THE 21 CENTURY SCHOLAR
      4. 21 CENTURY ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS
      5. KNOWLEDGE CREATION IS GLOBAL
      6. NAVIGATING AT THE INTERFACES OF CULTURES
      7. STEWARDING INTERNATIONAL COLLECTIONS
      8. NEW INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
      9. INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE APPROACHES
      10. THE ROLE OF SCHOLARLY COMMUNICATION AND UNIVERSITY-BASED PUBLISHING
      11. PARTNERSHIPS AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
  12. Section 3: Collaboration in Specific Subject Area
    1. Chapter 10: International Cooperation in the Domains of Agricultural Research and Information
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INFORMATION TRANSFER AND ACCESS
      4. NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
      5. INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
      6. CHANGING TRENDS IN AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 11: Energy, Environment, and Sustainable Development Knowledge Center
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TERI’S GLOBAL OUTREACH AND PRESENCE
      4. INTEGRATION WITH ALL RESOURCES CENTERS (TERI NEW DELHI, TERI GOA, MUMBAI, SRC BANGALORE)
      5. CAPACITY BUILDING PROGRAMMES IN THE FIELD OF DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR NATIONAL AND GLOBAL INFORMATION AND LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
  13. Section 4: Global Collaboration Experiences
    1. Chapter 12: Collaboration in Editorship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INITIAL INVITATION TO PUBLISH
      4. DEVELOPMENT OF THE CONCEPT FOR THE BOOK
      5. CFPS: THE CALL AND THE RESPONSE
      6. THE EDITING AND REVISION PROCESS FOR THE CHAPTERS
      7. CHANGES TO THE ORGANIZATION AND DESIGN OF THE BOOK
      8. DEALING WITH THE DEADLINES
      9. RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE SPONSORING ASSOCIATIONS AND THE PUBLISHER
      10. LAUNCH AND DISSEMINATION OF THE BOOK
      11. LESSONS LEARNED FOR COLLABORATION IN EDITORSHIP
      12. LOOKING AHEAD
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      15. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 13: Building the Capacity of Librarians through Collaboration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CAPACITY BUILDING IN THE INITIAL COLLABORATION
      4. GROWTH OF THE COLLABORATION BEYOND THE INITIAL TWO INSTITUTIONS
      5. CHALLENGES AND HOW THEY WERE ADDRESSED
      6. UNIQUENESS OF THE COLLABORATION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 14: Innovation Network in IT Sector
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. FOREIGN R&D IN INDIA AND CHINA
      4. 3. OBJECTIVES
      5. 4. METHODOLOGY
      6. 5. FINDINGS
      7. 6. CONCLUDING REMARKS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
      8. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 15: Library and Information Science Collaborations in the Philippines and Beyond
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ACADEMIC LIBRARY CONSORTIA
      3. PUBLIC LIBRARY CONSORTIUM
      4. SCHOOL LIBRARY CONSORTIUM
      5. SPECIAL LIBRARY CONSORTIA
      6. INTERNATIONAL LINKAGE/COLLABORATION OF PHILIPPINE LIBRARIES
      7. OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FOR COOPERATION AND NETWORKING
      8. COMPARATIVE STUDY OF CONSORTIA IN THE PHILIPPINES
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 16: Collaboration at an International Level
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTERNATIONAL TIES
      3. KNB: EXPERTISE NETWORK FOR LIBRARIES – INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION
      4. GERMAN IFLA NATIONAL COMMITTEE
      5. EUROPEAN COOPERATION
      6. ADDED VALUE FOR ALL
      7. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 17: Across the Seas
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COLLABORATION
      4. PACIFIC MANUSCRIPTS BUREAU
      5. CURRENT PROJECTS
      6. PACIFIC ISLANDS LAW LIBRARY COMMUNITY TWINNING PROGRAM
      7. MARINE LIBRARY TWINNING PROJECT
      8. MELANESIAN AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION SYSTEM
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
  14. Section 5: Technology in Collaborations
    1. Chapter 18: International Satellite Communications to Support and Supplement Web-Based Information Exchange
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ISLAND COMMUNITIES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC REGION
      4. 3. NETWORKING INITIATIVES IN THE SOUTH-PACIFIC ISLANDS
      5. 4. PEACESAT
      6. 5. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 19: Content in the Cloud
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GREEN ICT RESEARCH
      4. CLOUD COMPUTING
      5. CLOUD COMPUTING AND INFORMATION SERVICES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 20: International Cooperation in Developing a Digital Library Software and South Asia Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
      4. 3. SOUTH-EAST ASIA SCENARIO
      5. 4. DIGITAL LIBRARY DEVELOPMENTS
      6. 5. EIFL-FUNDED PROJECT
      7. 6. SOUTH ASIA GSDL NETWORK AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT SYSTEM
      8. 7. CONCLUDING REMARKS AND ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
      11. APPENDIX 1
      12. APPENDIX 2
  15. Section 6: LIS Education and Collaboration
    1. Chapter 21: Digital Library in a Collaborative Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FIRST COLLABORATION: STAFF TRAINING PROGRAMME
      4. SECOND COLLABORATION: DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH IN INFORMATION LITERACY
      5. THIRD COLLABORATION: DEVELOPING MODELS OF DIGITAL REPOSITORIES
      6. THE FOURTH COLLABORATION: CHALLENGES FACED (OR NOT) IN LIBRARY LEADERSHIP
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 22: Curriculum Contents of Digital Library Education (DLE) in Europe
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH QUESTIONS AND PURPOSE OF THE STUDY
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 23: Internationalization of LIS Education in India
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LIS EDUCATION AND INTERNATIONALIZATION
      4. 3. LIS EDUCATION IN INDIA AND ITS INTERNATIONALIZATION
      5. 4. ICT AND VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
      6. 5. MODELOF COLLABORATION IN LIS EDUCATION: A PROPOSAL
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 24: Learning Mode of the Future
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. EDUCATION AND SOCIETY
      3. INDIAN SITUATION
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 25: Internationalization of LIS (Library and Information Science) Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION AND DEFINITION
      3. 2. THE BOLOGNA PROCESS AND THE LEARNING OUTCOMES MODEL
      4. 3. INTERNATIONALIZATION AND QUALITY ENHANCEMENT
      5. 4. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
  16. Section 7: Scientometrics/Bibliometrics
    1. Chapter 26: Collaboration Scenario in the Indian LIS Papers of the 21st Century
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCOPE
      4. OBJECTIVES
      5. LITERATURE IN THE 21 CENTURY
      6. TYPES OF COLLABORATION
      7. METHODOLOGY
      8. RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 27: Anatomy of Social Science Research Literature
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY FOLLOWED
      5. 4. SCOPE OF THE STUDY AND SAMPLE SIZE
      6. 5. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
      7. 6. DATA ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSIONS
      8. 7. CORE FINDINGS OF THE STUDY
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
  17. Afterword
    1. REFERENCES
  18. Compilation of References
  19. About the Contributors