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Academic Libraries: 2010 First Look
December 13, 2011

The Academic Libraries: 2010 First Look summarizes services, staff, collections, and expenditures of academic libraries in 2- and 4-year, degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the 50 sta…

2010 top ten trends in academic libraries A review of the current literature
June 21, 2010

Academic library collection growth is driven by patron demand and will include new resource types. Budget challenges will continue and libraries will evolve as a result. Changes …

EDUCAUSE Review Magazine, Volume 44, Number 4, July/August 2009
July 30, 2009

Beyond the Economic Downturn   features Managing in a New Reality Philip J. Goldstein The author draws an early roadmap to help IT leaders navigate beyond the …

Managing Digitization Activities: Executive Summary
January 1, 2006

The executive summary of this ARL Spec Kit discusses various components of library digitizing projects. These areas include; staffing, budgets, and material selection. …

The State of the Large Publisher Bundle: Findings from an ARL Member Survey
January 1, 2006

The bundling of scholarly journals and the marketing practices of the largest commercial publishers are a source of concern within the library community for a variety of reasons. These publishers …

Changing a Cultural Icon: The Academic Library as a Virtual Destination
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Jerry D. Campbell EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 1 (January/February 2006): 16–31. Jerry D. Campbell Jerry D. Campbell is Chief Information Officer and Dean of Univer…

The Nonsubscription Side of Periodicals: Changes in Library Operations and Costs between Print and Electronic Formats
January 1, 2004

Many academic and research libraries are in the midst of what may ultimately be a major transition for various parts of their collections—a shift from print to electronic format. Libraries…

Research Libraries™ Costs of Doing Business
January 1, 2004

© 2004 Daniel Greenstein EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 39, no. 5 (September/October 2004): 72–73. Daniel Greenstein With today’s relatively flat budgets, research libraries are fi…

Comparison of the Cost and Use of University Electronic and Print Journal Collections
January 1, 2003

The panel summarizes results of several recent library cost analyses and of faculty and student surveys. A comparison is made of operational requirements and costs of three types of collections: el…

Jim Williams: Librarians in the Cyber Age
January 1, 1998

An interview with Jim Williams, the dean of librariesat the University of Colorado at Boulder. An interview with Jim Williams, the dean of librariesat …