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Special Library Administration, Standardization and Technological Integration

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The digital age has transformed the structure and management of libraries around the world. With an increased focus on technology and its use in library management, library professionals seek the best practices and management systems to implement in specialized library settings. Special Library Administration, Standardization and Technological Integration presents the latest scholarly research on the existing and emerging trends in special library management including technological advancements, the importance of social media outlets, and the necessary professional practices to maintain efficiency and success within a library setting. This publication is an essential reference source for academicians, researchers, librarians, and advanced level students interested in the management of special libraries in the digital age.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
  8. Section 1: Standards and Competencies
    1. Chapter 1: Special Library Standards
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. CHARACTERISTICS OF SPECIAL LIBRARIES
      4. STANDARDS FOR SPECIAL LIBRARIES IN THE PHILIPPINES
      5. SPECIAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES
      6. OCULAR INSPECTION BEYOND MISSION AND VISION: BFL’S IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY
      7. SPECIAL LIBRARY COLLABORATION
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
      13. APPENDIX
    2. Chapter 2: Children and Youth Librarians
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: TECHNOLOGIES AND TECHNOLOGICALLY-EMPOWERED LIBRARIAN
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER: WHAT ARE THE ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS OF LIBRARIANS WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN THE DIGITAL AGE?
      5. SOLUTIONS: WHAT CAPABILITIES SHOULD BE DEVELOPED?
      6. RECOMMENDATIONS: HOW DO POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS ADOPT NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND PRACTICES?
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX
  9. Section 2: Knowledge Management and Partnerships
    1. Chapter 3: Knowledge Management and the Medical Health Librarians
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 4: Special Library Consortia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LIBRARY CONSORTIA LIFE CYCLE
      5. NEED FOR THE FORMATION OF LIBRARY E-CONSORTIA
      6. BENEFITS OF LIBRARY CONSORTIUM
      7. CONSORTIA PRICING MODELS
      8. CONSORTIUM SELECTION AND PROCUREMENT OF RESOURCES
      9. LIBRARY CONSORTIA AND PUBLISHERS NEGOTIATIONS
      10. FACTORS AFFECTING SUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATIONS
      11. CONSTRAINTS IN THE PROCESS OF NEGOTIATIONS
      12. STANDARDS AND PROTOCOLS FOR LIBRARY CONSORTIA
      13. CONSTRAINTS IN CONSORTIA FORMATION
      14. LIBRARY CONSORTIA ISSUES AND CHALLENGES
      15. RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO OVERCOME BARRIERS CONFRONTED TO THE SUCCESSFUL ESTABLISHMENT OF LIBRARY CONSORTIA
      16. SPECIAL LIBRARY CONSORTIA OF THE WORLD
      17. FUTURE OF CONSORTIA
      18. CONCLUSION
      19. REFERENCES
      20. ADDITIONAL READING
      21. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Management of Law Libraries
    1. Chapter 5: eGovernment Implementation on Law and Regulation Repository
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EGOVERNMENT
      4. LAW AND REGULATION REPOSITORY IN INDONESIA
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 6: Law Library Consortium in Metro Manila
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Section 4: Social Media
    1. Chapter 7: Maximizing Social Media Tools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 8: Social Media and Special Collections
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FINDINGS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 9: Social Media Literacy of Agricultural Librarians in the Philippines
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OBJECTIVES
      4. SCOPE AND LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY
      5. REVIEW OF RELATED LITERATURE
      6. WEB 2.0 TOOLS
      7. AGRICULTURAL LIBRARIES
      8. PROFILE OF AGRICULTURAL LIBRARIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES
      9. METHODOLOGY
      10. RESULTS OF THE STUDY
      11. DISCUSSION OF THE RESULTS
      12. COMPARISON OF AGRICULTURAL AND MEDICAL AND HEALTH LIBRARIANS WHO REACHED THE EXPERT LEVEL
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      15. REFERENCES
      16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      17. ENDNOTE
  12. Section 5: Cloud Computing
    1. Chapter 10: Cloud-Based Digital Library Era
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. LIBRARIES IN THE CLOUD COMPUTING ERA
      5. ADOPTION OF CLOUD-BASED LIBRARY PLATFORMS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Section 6: Special Topics
    1. Chapter 11: Local Studies Centers in the Philippines
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS A LOCAL STUDIES CENTER?
      4. METHODOLOGY / DESIGN
      5. LOCAL STUDIES CENTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
      6. COMMON AND UNIQUE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LOCAL STUDIES CENTERS IN CENTRAL LUZON AND CALABARZON REGIONS OF THE PHILIPPINES
      7. SELECTED CASES OF LOCAL STUDIES CENTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 12: Organizing the Cartographic Series
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GEOGRAPHIC ASPECTS
      5. FROM SHEETS TO MAP SERIES
      6. CARTOMUNDI: A NEW GENERATION PLATFORM
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 13: Preservation Management in Company Libraries
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TWO TYPES OF COLLECTIONS IN COMPANY LIBRARIES
      4. PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION
      5. IMPORTANCE OF THE ORIGINALITY OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
      6. COMPANY LIBRARIES AS ARCHIVES
      7. ANALOGUE AND DIGITAL
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 14: Profiling Prominent Malaysians in Bernama Library and Infolink Service
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BERNAMA
      4. INFOLIBNEWS
      5. BLIS (BERNAMA LIBRARY AND INFOLINK SERVICE)
      6. WHO’S WHO MODULE
      7. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: KEY PERSONNEL SELECTION CRITERIA
      8. WHO’S WHO MODULE: HEADINGS WITHIN THE PROFILE
      9. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: USERS - CATEGORIES
      10. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: PROMOTIONS
      11. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: WORK PROCESS
      12. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: EVOLUTION
      13. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: THE ENHANCEMENT
      14. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: CHALLENGES
      15. THE WHO’S WHO MODULE: ACHIEVEMENTS
      16. CONCLUSION
      17. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      18. REFERENCES
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors