Book Libraries, leadership, and scholarly communication / essays by Rick Anderson.
Publication year: 2016.
Call Number Z675.U5 A59 2016
Media class: Book
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838914335 0838914330
Extent: xiv, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Section I. Libraries and their collections, now and in the future. Being essential is not enough -- My name is Ozymandias, King of Kings -- The crisis in research librarianship -- The portal problem : the twin plights of the Encyclopedia Britannica and the library collection -- On necessity, virtue, and digging holes with hammers -- Can, should, and will -- How sacred are our patrons? Privacy rights? Answer carefully -- Crazy idea #274 : just stop collecting -- Local and global, now and forever : a matrix model of "depth perception" in libratu work -- A quiet culture war in research libraries -- and what it means for librarians, researchers, and publishers -- Interrogating the American library Association's "core values" statement -- Asserting rights we don't have : libraries and "permission to publish" -- Frenemies : the perfect and the good, the noisy and the important -- What patron-driven acquisitions does and doesn't mean : an FAQ -- Reference services, scalability, and the starfish problem -- Kitten in a beer mug, or, The myth of the free gift -- You might be a zealot if ... -- It's not about the workflow : patron-centered practices for twenty-first century serialists -- Can't buy us love : the declining importance of library books and the rising importance of special collections -- On knowing the value of everything and the price of nothing -- Preservation, yes -- but what shall we preserve? -- The struggle for library space -- Section II. Scholarly communication and library-publisher relations. On advocacy, analysis, and the vital importance of knowing the difference -- Signal distortion : why the scholarly communication economy is so weird -- Six mistakes your sales reps are making -- and six that librarians are making -- Prices, models, and fairness : a (partly) imaginary phone conversation -- Print-on-demand and the law of unintended consequences -- Quality and relevance : a matrix model for thinking about scholarly books and libraries -- No such thing
as a bad book? : rethinking "quality" in the research library -- No, you may not come train my staff -- On the likelihood of academia "taking back" scholarly publishing -- Is a rational discussion of open access possible? -- CC-BY, copyright, and stolen advocacy -- Open-access rhetoric, economics, and the definition of "research" -- CC-BY and its discontents: a growing problem for open access -- Deceptive publishing : why we need a blacklist, and some suggestions on how to do it right -- The NPR model and the financing of scholarly communication.