Books, bytes, and bridges :

Hardesty, Larry L.,

Books, bytes, and bridges : Libraries and computer centers in academic institutions/ Larry Hardesty. - 1st Indian Imprint. - New Delhi, India : Ess Ess, 2010. - xiii, 220p.: ill.; 24.5 cm.


1. A history of the rhetoric and reality of library and computing relationships 2. An issue in search of metaphor : readings on the marriageability of libraries and computing centers 3. The organizational and historical context of the chief information officer' position 4. Merging the library and the computer center : indications and contraindications 5. Does the scholarly information center work? evaluating library computer center cooperation 6. Evolving relationships : the intersecting and nonintersecting roles of the small college library and computer center 7. Clashing cultures :cohabitation of libraries and computing centers in information abundance 8. Computer center and library relations among small colleges 9. Merged and unmerged services: libraries and computing in the university of Wisconsin system 10. Conceptual foundations for library/ computing center relations 11. The service imperative: a case study for merging libraries and computing centers at smaller academic institutions 12. Connecticut college: working outside the dictates of the traditional organizational chart 13. Toward a model of integrated computer and library services 14. Wake forest university: pioneers and partners 15. Beneficial collaboration : meeting information delivery needs 16. Service and instruction: a strategic focus 17. The Gettysburg experience 18. The computing center and the library at a Teaching university: Application of management theories in the restructuring of
Information technology 19. A partnership for future information technology support at a community college 20. Creating the new learning environment

Having a true partnership between a computer centre and an academic library is one of the most important elements in providing an effective educative service. This guide describes strategies and models for developing and maintaining a successful alliance.

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