Organizational and operational optimization of academic library and information technology

Title

Organizational and operational optimization of academic library and information technology

Subject

Information technology; Library cooperation

Description

In light of the development of the digital library, the deficiencies of collaboration and integration between the Information Technology unit and the Library on campus have created numerous obstacles to maintaining high-quality and effective digital library services. In an effort to optimize information resources and to improve library electronic services, this paper addresses the challenges and opportunities of administrative and organizational restructuring of library services and information technology (IT). First of all, this paper discusses the rationale of integrating both IT and library organizations and operations based on case studies from various academic libraries in the United States. In addition, it examines obstacles to integrating the two units with respect to issues concerning purposes, budget, personnel, and collaboration. Finally, this paper highlights principles of organizational and operational integration between IT and the library through studying some successful cases

Creator

Shen, Lan

Publisher

CALA Occasional Paper Series

Rights

This resource may be copyright-protected. You may make use of this resource, with proper attribution, for educational and other non-commercial uses only. Please contact the author for permission to reproduce.

Language

English

Type

text; journal article

Date Available

12/12/2017

Date Issued

6/1/2009

Extent

11 pages

Bibliographic Citation

Shen, L. (2009). Organizational and operational optimization of academic library and information technology. CALA Occasional Paper Series, No. 3 (June), 1-11.

Citation

Shen, Lan, “Organizational and operational optimization of academic library and information technology,” CALASYS - CALA Academic Resources & Repository System, accessed May 22, 2019, http://ir.cala-web.org/items/show/345.