University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty Publications

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2002

Abstract

The work of the Ibero-American Science & Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC) in developing information technology and digital library manpower will be discussed, focusing on the organizational arrangements and processes that proved most effective in bringing researchers, engineers, computer scientists and librarians together to act on this vision. The Library Linkages (LibLink) Initiative of ISTEC will be analyzed in detail, especially the best practices to ensure regional cooperation in information delivery and in sharing expertise in digital initiatives. Brief descriptions of other IT projects and partnerships in the region will be provided.

Publisher

International Association of Technological University Libraries

Publication Title

Partnerships, Consortia, and 21st Century Library Service

Volume

12

Language (ISO)

English

Sponsorship

Ibero-American Science & Technology Education Consortium (ISTEC); University of New Mexico; Digital Library Linkages

Keywords

Ibero-American Science and Technology Education Consortium, ISTEC, Latin America, Digital Libraries, Scholarly publishing, Consortium, Library cooperation, Partnerships

Comments

Article in a conference proceedings volume based on a presentation.

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