ERIC Number: ED440665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Building a Scholarly Communications Center: Modeling the Rutgers Experience. Frontiers of Access to Library Materials No. 5.
Collins, Boyd; Fabiano, Emily; Langschied, Linda; Toyama, Ryoko; Wilson, Myoung Chung
The scholarly communication center is a comprehensive, technologically rich facility that provides users with access to technology, communications networks, information, and library materials within and beyond the library walls. Relating the experiences of planning the Scholarly Recallication Center at the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, this book identifies the issues, potential problems, and solutions involved in planning and developing such a center. Chapters include: (1) "Overview"; (2) "Planning and Implementation"; (3) "Budget and Fund-Raising"; (4) "Teleconference Lecture Hall: The SCC's Feature Presentation"; (5) "The Information Handling Laboratory"; (6) "Humanities and Social Sciences Data Center: Building a Laboratory for a Virtual Future"; (7) "Technology Checklist and Specifications"; (8) "Day 1: Connecting to the Academic Community and Beyond"; (9) "Implications of the SCC for Research and Instruction: Charting Unknown Territory"; and (10) "Closing One Chapter and Opening the Next." Includes an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Building Design, Construction Management, Construction Needs, Facility Guidelines, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, Higher Education, Information Centers, Information Technology, Library Development, Library Planning
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners
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