The theme of the 2011 Charleston Conference, the annual event that explores issues in book and serial acquisition, was qSomething's Gotta Give.q The conference, held November 2-5, 2011, in Charleston, SC, included 9 pre-meetings, more than 10 plenaries, and over 120 concurrent sessions. The theme reflected the increasing sense of strain felt by both libraries and publishers as troubling economic trends and rapid technological change challenge the information supply chain. What part of the system will buckle under this pressure? Who will be the winners and who will be the losers in this stressful environment? The Charleston Conference continues to be a major event for information exchange among librarians, vendors, and publishers. As it begins its fourth decade, the Conference is one of the most popular international meetings for information professionals, with almost 1, 500 delegates. Conference attendees continue to remark on the informative and thought-provoking sessions. The Conference provides a collegial atmosphere where librarians, vendors, and publishers talk freely and directly about issues facing libraries and information providers. In this volume, the organizers of the meeting are pleased to share some of the learning experiences that they--and other attendees--had at the conference.This of course is the service that most of our students start with, particularly the younger and more naAmve of them. It too, however, consists of silos. ... We have the motorcar, the Jaguar, which introduces the SK series in 1996, the E-Jag between a#39;61 and a#39;74, and other ones coming out more recently even though it was once owned by Ford and for all I know may still be. There is hardware and softwareanbsp;...
|Title||:||Something's Gotta Give|
|Author||:||Beth R. Bernhardt, Katina P. Strauch, Leah H. Hinds|
|Publisher||:||Purdue University Press - 2012|