Libraries for users : services in academic libraries / Luisa Alvite and Leticia Barrionuevo.

Aimed at professionals within Library and Information Services, this book is about quality and evolution of academic library services. It revises service trends offered by academic libraries and the challenge of enhancing traditional ones.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Alvite, Luisa.
Other Authors: Barrionuevo, Leticia.
Format: Book
Published: Oxford : Chandos, 2011.
Series:Chandos information professional series.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Academic library services: quality and leadership
  • Universities in a globalised setting
  • Quality in academic libraries
  • Methods of evaluating quality
  • User-oriented quality
  • Leading libraries in service provision
  • Notes
  • References
  • 2. Users: learning and researching in the digital age
  • The new teaching-learning model in European higher education
  • E-Research and e-Science
  • Innovative academic libraries in the Knowledge Society
  • Notes
  • References
  • 3. Academic libraries over the last few years
  • Hybrid libraries
  • From libraries to Learning Resource Centres
  • Notes
  • References
  • 4. The challenge of enhancing traditional services
  • Catalogues
  • Information and reference services
  • Marketing services
  • Notes
  • References
  • 5. User-centred libraries
  • Information literacy
  • University repositories
  • Digital collections
  • 2.0 Tools
  • Notes
  • References.