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Contents Figures and Tables Foreword, by Stephney Ferguson Acknowledgments Preface Introduction Part I: Historical Perspective Chapter 1 From Then ¿Til Now: The Development of Rural Library Services in Trinidad and Tobago, by Jennifer M. Joseph and Claudia Hill (Trinidad and Tobago, United States) Chapter 2 Libraries in Suriname: An Overview, by Jane W. F. Smith (Suriname) Chapter 3 Historical Development of Libraries in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, by Monique Alberts-Luijdjens (Aruba) Chapter 4 Broadening the Academy¿s Influence: A Glance at Two Academic Libraries in the Caribbean, by Willamae M. Johnson (Bahamas) Part II: Management of the 21st-Century Library¿Collections, Staff, and Services Chapter 5 Transformation and Impact: The Experience of Two Academic Libraries in Jamaica, by Hermine C. Salmon and Heather Rodriguez-James (Jamaica) Chapter 6 Collection Development and Management in Small Academic Libraries in Jamaica: Where Is My Budget?, by Dorothy M. Palmer (Jamaica) Chapter 7 Ephemera and the Academic Library: The Response of the Main Library, the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill, Barbados, by Beverly A. Wood and Barbara A. Chase (Barbados) Chapter 8 School Libraries in the Caribbean: A Jamaican Case Study, by Cherrell Shelley-Robinson (Jamaica) Chapter 9 Use of the Elizabeth Moys Classification Scheme for Legal Materials in the Caribbean, by Janice A. Modeste and Yemisi Dina (Bahamas, Canada) Part III: Innovative Services Chapter 10 Out of the Darkness: Library Services for the Blind and Print Disabled in Trinidad and Tobago, by Annette Wallace (Trinidad and Tobago) Chapter 11 Reading Between the Lines in Jamaica¿s Rural Libraries: Some Personal Impressions, by Beryl W. Johnson, Dolsy Smith, and Gwendolynn G. Amsbury (United States) Chapter 12 Experiences in Developing Customised Information Services for a Competitive Agricultural Sector: The Case of the Caribbean Question and Answer Service (QAS), by Claudette de Freitas (Trinidad and Tobago) Part IV: Integration and Impact of Information Technology on Library Services Chapter 13 The Impact of Modern Information Technology in the Caribbean: Exploring the Challenges for the Technical Services Division, by Gwyneth E. George (Guyana) Chapter 14 Internet Access Management in Jamaican Public Libraries: The Role of Policy, by Barbara A. Gordon (Jamaica) Chapter 15 Digitization Initiatives in Trinidad and Tobago, by Angela Ramnarine-Rieks (Trinidad and Tobago) Part V: Library Cooperation and Resource Sharing in the 21st Century Chapter 16 COLINET: Making a Difference in College Library Development in Jamaica, by Hermine C. Salmon and Marva Bradford (Jamaica) Chapter 17 The Caribbean Library in Diaspora: Perspectives from Scholarship and Librarianship, by Nancy Cirillo, Linda Naru, and Ellen Starkman (United States) Chapter 18 Building a Digital Library of the Caribbean: Crossing Borders, by Erich Kesse, Catherine M. Marsicek, and Judith V. Rogers (United States) Part VI: Education and Training of Library Users Chapter 19 Information Literacy Best Practices and Models within Caribbean Academic Libraries: The Role of Information Literacy Standards, by Vanessa Middleton (United States) Chapter 20 Librarian and Lecturer in Partnership: A Caribbean Experience, by Petronetta Pierre-Robertson (Trinidad and Tobago) Chapter 21 Library Use in Academia: A Bahamian Perspective, by Berthamae L. Walker and Raynold Cartwright (Bahamas) Part VII: Distance Education Chapter 22 Equivalent Library Services for International Students? A Comparison of Students¿ Responses in Jamaica and the Bahamas with the Results of a University-Wide Survey, by Sandra Ramdial and Johanna Tuñón (United States) Chapter 23 Blended E-Learning Techniques: Lessons Learned from the Delivery of Distance Learning Courses to the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, by Carole Compton-Smith, Wendy Duff, and John McDonald (Canada) Part VIII: Caribbean Librarians Chapter 24 Change Management in Caribbean Special Libraries, by Sandra E. John (Trinidad and Tobago) Chapter 25 Whither Our Thoughts? A Decade of Scholarly Publishing by the Librarians of UWI St. Augustine Libraries, Trinidad and Tobago, by Tamara Brathwaite and Niala Dwarika-Bhagat (Trinidad and Tobago) List of Acronyms About the Editors About the Reviewers About the Contributors Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Libraries -- Caribbean Area.
Libraries -- West Indies.