ERIC Number: EJ629832
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Cooperative Collection Management in the Consortial Environment: The VIVA Pilot Projects.
Millson-Martula, Christopher; Pathak, Susanna Bartmann; Pfeiffer, Carol
Library Philosophy and Practice, v3 n1 Fall 2000
Offers a descriptive account and critical analysis of three cooperative collection development projects undertaken by the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA), a consortium of Virginia academic libraries. Reviews cooperative collection development processes and explains objectives that included cost effectiveness, improved access to information resources, and sharing information and developing staff expertise. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Consortia, Cost Effectiveness, Electronic Libraries, Library Collection Development, Library Cooperation, Library Personnel, Pilot Projects, Staff Development
Available electronically: http://www.uidaho.edu/~mbolin/lppv3n1.htm.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Virginia