Crisis management

Medeiros, Norm Crisis management. OCLC Systems & Services, 2009, vol. 25, n. 2, pp. 73-75. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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This article describes the challenges libraries face in light of the global economic crisis. It describes effects seen at the author’s institution, as well as in the larger library community. The article notes a recent statement distributed to the publishing community by the International Coalition of Library Consortia. It concludes by questioning whether library excellence is measurable.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: economy ; crisis ; serials cancellation ; journal cancellation ; International Coalition of Library Consortia ; ICOLC ; excellence
Subjects: F. Management. > FF. Funding.
Depositing user: Norm Medeiros
Date deposited: 19 Nov 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15


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8. Ibid.

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