Information Brokers

Case Studies of Successful Ventures
Haworth Press Inc
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 6. Juli 2009
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 117 Seiten
978-1-56024-690-9 (ISBN)
The perfect guide to jumpstart an information brokerage firm!Here is an instructive guide for any librarian planning to start an information brokerage, whether as an entrepreneur or as a member of a document delivery group in a library. The methods used by successful firms and librarians are gathered together in this helpful book. Information Brokers: Case Studies of Successful Ventures identifies specific skills and relevant characteristics required to establish a successful information brokerage firm, and provides a descriptive model to assist you in running an information brokerage firm as a viable business venture.This guide is full of information gleaned from questionnaires sent to successful information brokerages throughout the United States and from in-depth interviews conducted with the principals of six of these firms. During the interviews, these individuals were questioned about many relevant issues of the field including: - establishment of the business
- company history
- what specifically made each business a success
- general concepts concerning information brokering
- pertinent literature that helped them, and can help youLibrarians looking for a career change or who find their jobs in jeopardy as a result of budget cuts may want to look into the field of information brokerage. With Information Brokers: Case Studies of Successful Ventures, you can discover if the information brokerage field is for you!
  • Englisch
  • Binghamton
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  • USA
Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
  • Höhe: 210 mm
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  • Breite: 140 mm
  • 386 gr
978-1-56024-690-9 (9781560246909)
1560246901 (1560246901)
ContentsPreface: Library Science Theses - Summary--Information Brokers: Case Studies of Successful Ventures
- Introduction
- Review of the Literature
- Methodology
- Results and Discussion
- Model for Establishing an Information Brokerage Firm
- Conclusions and Recommendations
- Reference Notes Included

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