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Author Renwick, Shamin
Title Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century : Changes, Challenges, and Choices
Imprint Medford : Information Today, Inc., 2007
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Note Intro -- Contents -- List of Figures and Tables -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Introduction -- Historical Perspective -- From Then 'Til Now: The Development of Rural Library Services in Trinidad and Tobago -- Libraries in Suriname: An Overview -- Historical Development of Libraries in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba -- Broadening the Academy's Influence: A Glance at Two Academic Libraries in the Caribbean -- Management of the 21st-Century Library- Collections, Staff, and Services -- Transformation and Impact: The Experience of Two Academic Libraries in Jamaica -- Collection Development and Management in Small Academic Libraries in Jamaica: Where Is My Budget? -- Ephemera and the Academic Library: The Response of the Main Library, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados -- School Libraries in the Caribbean: A Jamaican Case Study -- Use of the Elizabeth Moys Classification Scheme for Legal Materials in the Caribbean -- Innovative Services -- Out of the Darkness: Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled in Trinidad and Tobago -- Reading Between the Lines in Jamaica's Rural Libraries: Some Personal Impressions -- Experiences in Developing Customised Information Services for a Competitive Agricultural Sector: The Case of the Caribbean Question and Answer Service (QAS) -- Integration and Impact of Information Technology on Library Services -- The Impact of Modern Information Technology in the Caribbean: Exploring the Challenges for the Technical Services Division -- Internet Access Management in Jamaican Public Libraries: The Role of Policy -- Digitization Initiatives in Trinidad and Tobago -- Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing in the 21st Century -- COLINET:Making a Difference in College Library Development in Jamaica -- The Caribbean Library in Diaspora: Perspectives from Scholarship and Librarianship
Building a Digital Library of the Caribbean: Crossing Borders -- Education and Training of Library Users -- Information Literacy Best Practices and Models within Caribbean Academic Libraries: The Role of Information Literacy Standards -- Librarian and Lecturer in Partnership: A Caribbean Experience -- Library Use in Academia: A Bahamian Perspective -- Distance Education -- Equivalent Library Services for International Students? A Comparison of Students' Responses in Jamaica and The Bahamas with the Results of a University-Wide Survey -- Blended E-Learning Techniques: Lessons Learned from the Delivery of Distance Learning Courses to The University of the West Indies,Mona, Jamaica -- Caribbean Librarians -- Whither Our Thoughts? A Decade of Scholarly Publishing by the Librarians of UWI St. Augustine Libraries, Trinidad and Tobago -- Change Management in Caribbean Special Libraries -- List of Acronyms -- About the Editors -- About the Reviewers -- About the Contributors -- Index
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Link Print version: Renwick, Shamin Caribbean Libraries in the 21st Century : Changes, Challenges, and Choices Medford : Information Today, Inc.,c2007 9781573873017
Subject Libraries -- Caribbean Area.;Libraries -- West Indies
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Alt Author Peltier-Davis, Cheryl
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