Convergence of libraries and technology organizations : new information support models / Christopher D. Barth.
By: Barth, Christopher D.Series: Chandos information professional series: Publisher: Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2011Description: xiv, 180 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1843346168; 9781843346166.Subject(s): Academic libraries -- Information technology -- Management | Information technology -- Management | Academic libraries -- Automation | Library information networks
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-176) and index.
1. Context for convergence: arriving at the delta -- 2. Assessing possibilities for convergence: reading the river -- 3. Professional culture and politics: conflict at the helm -- 4. Staffing for convergence: crew selection -- 5. Specialization versus generalization: crew assignments -- 6. Organizational design in converged organizations: streamlining the vessel -- 7. The process of converging: riding the river -- 8. Future evolutions of information service organizations: around the bend in the river.