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e-cooperation

Law, Derek (2002) e-cooperation. In: Co-operation in action : collaborative initiatives in the world of information. Facet, London, pp. 109-120. ISBN 1856044246

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Abstract

Considers how the library tradition of co-operation and sharing can be transferred to an electronic environment. A range of activities from shared collections, OAI, digitisation and information arbitrage are considered. To paraphrase Ranganathan the development of electronic media and new forms of co-operation amongst libraries creates an environment where a role offers itself in the provision of the right information in the right format at the right price for the right user at the right time.