Consortium Approach to E-Resource Sharing - A Case Study

Patil, Y. M. and Savanur, Kiran P. Consortium Approach to E-Resource Sharing - A Case Study., 2006 . In Fifth Conference of Asian Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture AFITA 2006, Bangalore, India, 9-11 November 2006. [Conference poster]

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Increase in journals costs, depleting library budgets and drastic cuts in number of journals has lead to 'Journal Crisis'. As a result, library professionals are facing a big challenge to cope with this situation. The urgent need of the hour is that library professionals should come together for active resource sharing, and as a result of which consortium practice has emerged in the library arena. Various consortia models have emerged in India in variety of forms depending upon sources of funding and participants affiliations. The different models identified are Open Consortia; Closed Group Consortia; Institute Headquarters Funding; Centrally Funding; Shared Budgets and National Models.

Item type: Conference poster
Keywords: library consortia, FORSA, e-resources, resource sharing
Subjects: F. Management. > FA. Co-operation.
Depositing user: Kiran Savanur
Date deposited: 29 Jan 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:06

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