Author Roy Tennant keeps readers at the forefront of evolving library technologies with this new book, based on his groundbreaking Library Journal columns. He delivers expert guidance on the digital implications of building collections; cataloging and classification; acquisition and digitization of materials; access; public service; organization and staffing; technology and infrastructure; copyright and intellectual property rights; preservation; and much more. Each chapter includes a listing of pertinent Web sites that inspire further reading and analysis. Any librarian or information professional who needs to stay current in this constantly changing field will want this seminal work on their desks.
Edited versions of all the author's "Digital libraries" columns which appeared in Library journal between Nov. 1997 and Oct. 2003. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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