This book extends the discussion in "Big-Deal Serial Purchasing: Tracking the Damage," looking at trends between 2002 and 2012 for U.S. academic libraries in circulation per capita, book... More > coverage and staffing per capita. Explicitly site-licensed: legitimate for simultaneous multiple downloads or uses from a single site.< Less
This book extends the discussion in "Big-Deal Serials Purchasing: Tracking the Damages" to consider the effects on U.S. academic libraries from 2002 to 2012 in terms of circulation per... More > capita, book coverage and staffing per capita. Graphs appear in color.< Less
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
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