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Your Library Is... A Collection of Library Sayings By Walt Crawford
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Many public libraries have sayings--mottoes or slogans--describing what they are or how they see themselves. This collection brings together all the library sayings I could find in scanning 9,000+... More > U.S. public library websites in the summer of 2013: 1,137 unique mottoes and slogans, and another 88 mottoes and slogans shared by 205 libraries. You may find it inspiring. You should find it revealing. It's a book best browsed a few pages at a time. This DRM-free PDF has bookmarks for chapter headings and subheadings and for each state.< Less
Your Library Is... A Collection of Library Sayings By Walt Crawford
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Many public libraries have sayings--mottoes or slogans--describing what they are or how they see themselves. This collection brings together all the library sayings I could find in scanning 9,000+... More > U.S. public library websites in the summer of 2013: 1,137 unique mottoes and slogans, and another 88 mottoes and slogans shared by 205 libraries. You may find it inspiring. You should find it revealing. It's a book best browsed a few pages at a time.< Less
Cites & Insights 15: 2015 By Walt Crawford
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Cites & Insights 15 (2015) combines all eleven issues into a single paperback volume, including indexes. The year is especially strong on open access (including the most complete survey ever done... More > of gold OA activity) but also includes major essays on the Google Book Project, books, social networks, fair use and more.< Less
Cites & Insights 13: 2013 By Walt Crawford
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Cites & Insights 13 (2013) includes all 12 issues of the ejournal, plus a table of contents and 14 pages of indices. Major features this year include extensive coverage of open access, surprising... More > facts about changes in academic library circulation, the death of books (or not) and the relationship of ebooks and print books, the mythical average public library, social networks, public library benefits and budgets, and the ebook marketplace.< Less
Cites & Insights 9: 2009 By Walt Crawford
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Cites & Insights 9: 2009 includes all 13 issues of the ejournal--the largest volume to date. The paperback includes a contents list with the articles in each issue. Special features in this... More > volume include the heart of three books, issue-length essays on the Google Books settlement and library access to scholarship and an updated discursive glossary.< Less
Balanced Libraries: Thoughts on Continuity and Change By Walt Crawford
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A library system that stands still is unbalanced and headed for trouble. A library staff obsessed with Hot New Things and aiming for new users at the expense of familiar services and existing patrons... More > is unbalanced and headed for trouble. Very few libraries fall into either extreme, but sometimes it seems as though we’re urged toward one extreme. This book grew, indirectly, out of discussions surrounding and emanating from “Library 2.0”—the ideas, the set of initiatives and the term itself. I believe those discussions have shifted toward more balanced approaches. This book aims to develop and continue those discussions. It is divided into three sections, not including the first and last two chapters. Three chapters discuss the library and its community. Four chapters discuss barriers to change. The remainder of the book discusses positive aspects of change.< Less
Open Access and Libraries By Walt Crawford
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Essays from Cites & Insights, 2001-2009. The complete, unaltered text of more than 30 essays related to open access and library access to scholarship, with a brief introduction. No index.
Cites & Insights 11: 2011 By Walt Crawford
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Cites & Insights, Volume 11, 2011: Starting strong, ending with a hiatus. A quick-and-dirty cover for a peculiar volume.
Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015 By Walt Crawford
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This book reports on a comprehensive analysis of serious open access journals as of December 31, 2015: nearly 11,000 journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals. For 10,324 of the journals, the... More > study includes whether or not there's an article processing charge (APC), how much it is, and the number of articles in each year 2011 through 2015. The state of serious gold OA is described in terms of article volume, fees and revenue, subject segments, regions, type of publisher and other aspects. The book includes two chapters on the May 2016 "delisting" of 2,900-odd journals. Corrected growth & shrinkage tables.< Less
Gold Open Access Journals 2011-2015 By Walt Crawford
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This book reports on a comprehensive analysis of serious open access journals as of December 31, 2015: nearly 11,000 journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals. For 10,324 of the journals, the... More > study includes whether or not there's an article processing charge (APC), how much it is, and the number of articles in each year 2011 through 2015. The state of serious gold OA is described in terms of article volume, fees and revenue, subject segments, regions, type of publisher and other aspects. The book includes two chapters on the May 2016 "delisting" of 2,900-odd journals. Corrected growth & shrinkage tables.< Less