Electronic books and texts
Encyclopedia of information science and technology /
Five-volume encyclopedia containing more than 500 articles on current concepts, issues and emerging technologies of interest for librarianship and related
fields. Reference section with over 11,500 sources listed.
HathiTrust Digital Library
A digital repository for the nation's great research libraries that brings together the immense collections of its partner institutions. It was initially
conceived as a collaboration of the thirteen universities of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the University of California system, and the University of Virginia to establish a repository for those universities to archive and share their digitized collections, and quickly expanded to include additional partners with fast growing treasure of digitized collections.
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JSTOR ebook collection
A collection of scholarly books in the areas of humanities and social sciences.
Library support for faculty/researcher publishing /
By actively participating in the research and writing process, librarians can use their subject expertise to develop new roles for themselves and devise
new modes of contributing to the scholarly communication cycle. This SPEC Kit explores ARL member libraries' activities related to support of faculty and researcher publishing of scholarly works. It investigates the level and variety of services ARL libraries are providing to support, facilitate, and participate in the publishing activities of the faculty and researchers they serve, whether through the re-framing of existing traditional library services or the development of new services. This SPEC Kit includes examples of publishing services offered by libraries, events that showcase faculty research and promote authors, author's rights information, library support for repository deposits and public access policy compliance, author addenda, open access policies, and job descriptions--Publisher's website description.
Provides access to downloadable texts of current and draft standards for information coding and exchange, as well as links to standards maintenance organizations
and related resources.