ERIC Number: ED438821
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Books, Bytes, and Bridges: Libraries and Computer Centers in Academic Institutions.
Hardesty, Larry, Ed.
This book about the relationship between computer centers and libraries at academic institutions contains the following chapters: (1) "A History of the Rhetoric and Reality of Library and Computing Relationships" (Peggy Seiden and Michael D. Kathman); (2) "An Issue in Search of a Metaphor: Readings on the Marriageability of Libraries and Computing Centers" (Robert S. Freeman, Scott B. Mandernack, and John Mark Tucker); (3) "The Organizational and Historical Context of the Chief Information Officer's Position" (Terrence F. Mech); (4) "Merging the Library and the Computer Center: Indications and Contraindications" (Raymond K. Neff); (5) "Does the Scholarly Information Center Work? Evaluating Library-Computer Center Cooperation" (Delmus E. Williams and Onadell Bly); (6) "Evolving Relationships: The Intersecting and Nonintersecting Roles of the Small College Library and Computer Center" (Paul J. Setze and Kimberly A. Jordan); (7) "Clashing Cultures: Cohabitation of Libraries and Computing Centers in Information Abundance" (Edward D. Garten and Delmus E. Williams); (8) "Computer Center and Library Relations among Small Colleges" (Larry Hardesty); (9) "Merged and Unmerged Services: Libraries and Computing in the University of Wisconsin System" (Edward Meachen); (10) "Conceptual Foundations for Library/Computing Center Relations" (Stephen Peterson and Bernard Hecker); (11) "The Service Imperative: A Case Study for Merging Libraries and Computing Centers at Smaller Academic Institutions" (Eugene A. Engeldinger); (12) "Connecticut College: Working Outside the Dictates of the Traditional Organizational Chart" (Connie V. Dowell and Andrew W. White); (13) "Toward a Model of Integrated Computer and Library Services" (John N. Olsgaard and George D. Terry); (14) "Wake Forest University: Pioneers and Partners" (Rhoda K. Channing and Jay L. Dominick); (15) "Beneficial Collaboration: Meeting Information Delivery Needs" (Jennifer Cargill and Ronald D. Hay); (16) "Service and Instruction: A Strategic Focus" (Sue Samson, Kim Granath, and Vicki Pengelly); (17) "The Gettysburg Experience" (Robin Wagner); (18) "The Computing Center and the Library at a Teaching University: Application of Management Theories in the Restructuring of Information Technology" (Theresa C. Trawick and Jeffry T. Hart); (19) "A Partnership for Future Information Technology Support at a Community College" (Adella Blain); and (20) "Creating the New Learning Environment" (David W. Lewis and Georgia B. Miller). Contains an index.(MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Case Studies, Computer Centers, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Educational Environment, Higher Education, Information Centers, Information Services, Information Technology, Models, Relationship
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