Collaborative Librarianship, Vol 3, No 4 (2011)

Library Collaboration – Exploring New Business Models: An Interview with Marvin Pollard

Marvin Pollard, Cory Tucker


In the past few years, academic libraries have faced many significant challenges. Due to the financial crisis, the cuts to library collections have caused an evolution in the philosophy of collecting, accessing, and delivering information. Financial constraints have resulted considerations of a “just-in-time” collection philosophy, where libraries have explored new models of collecting information and delivering content to their patrons. Collaborative Librarianship caught up with Marvin Pollard to discuss this issue.

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