ERIC Number: EJ673384
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
National Collections, Global Collecting: The Responsibilities of Librarians as Collectors.
Libraries & Culture, v37 n1 p72-76 Win 2002
Shared knowledge, while not a new concept, is receiving new emphasis in a global society. National and other research libraries can fruitfully collaborate to maximize the public value of their materials. The partnership of the British Library with the Harry Ransom Center (University of Texas at Austin) is one example of this. (Author)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Foreign Countries, Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Library Materials, National Libraries, Research Libraries, Resource Centers, Shared Resources and Services
Libraries & Culture, University of Texas Press, P.O. Box 7819, Austin, TX 78713-7819. Tel: 512-471-4531; Fax: 512-320-0668; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.utexas.edu/utpress/journals/jlc.html/.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Essay included in the Fleur Cowles "Fleur" Symposium 2000 (4th, Austin, TX, Nov 3-4, 2000): "The Infinite Library, Old Worlds and New: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections in the Twenty-First Century."