South African academic library consortia : creating value together

Thomas, Gwenda South African academic library consortia : creating value together., 2004 . In 6th E-ICOLC (International Coalition of Library Consortia in Europe), Barcelona (Spain), 28th-30th October 2004. (Unpublished) [Presentation]


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The Souh African Academic Library Consortia has three phases: establishment of consortia - the power of connecting, consolidation and growth - creating value in the mind of the member, strategic leadership - creating value together. The “high-road” to the future will be to Provide collective strategic leadership, to find research-centred solutions to common problems, to provide “incubators” for innovative projects / services, to motivate members to improve support for researchers, to assist to promote continuous improvement in member libraries, to facilitate strategic alliances and collaborative partnerships.

Item type: Presentation
Keywords: Consirtia, University libraries, Coalition of South African Library Consortia (COSALC), South African Site Licensing Initiative (SASLI), Cape Library Cooperative (CALICO), Gauteng & Environs Library Consortium (GAELIC), Free State Library & Information Consortium (FRELICO), Eastern Seaboard Association of Libraries (eSAL), South Eastern Alliance of Library Systems (SEALS)
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
F. Management. > FA. Co-operation.
Depositing user: In Spain E-LIS Chapter
Date deposited: 14 Jan 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:00


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