By Karen S. Fischer,Faye A. Chadwell

The chapters during this ebook handle the becoming endeavours of shared print repositories and courses in educational libraries, representing an international point of view with authors from Canada, Australia, nice Britain, and the USA. This ebook illustrates the complex approaches and demanding situations of coordinating choice, making a choice on garage agreements (distributed or shared), possession matters, enterprise versions, and a number of assortment upkeep concerns. those efforts entail titanic collaboration, whatever the dimension of the undertaking. fortunately, librarians are strong at collaboration, yet now not consistently solid at forging forward into an doubtful destiny in regards to print collections. As echoed by means of authors during this ebook, the longer term is certainly doubtful, yet unquestionably libraries who companion jointly to handle print archiving dilemmas should be larger ready for regardless of the destiny holds.

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