Publications

Update 22 April 2016

Calhoun, Karen, and Advisory Council, UCLA Senior Fellows Planning Initiative. 2016. “Strategic Options for the UCLA Senior
Fellows Program: Prepared for Ithaka S+R by Advisory Council, Senior Fellows Planning Initiative.” Ithaka S+R. Commentary from Ithaka S+R on the report is here.

My book entitled Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects was published in January 2014 by Facet Publishing, the publisher for CILIP (the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals) in the UK, and by ALA Neal-Schuman, an imprint of the American Library Association. It has been selected as the textbook for a master's-level digital libraries course by several schools of library and information science in the UK and US. Citation details for the published book and for preprints of individual chapters follow.  

Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects 

Published book: Calhoun, Karen. Exploring Digital Libraries: Foundations, Practice, Prospects. London (UK) and Chicago (US): Facet Publishing (UK) and ALA Neal-Schuman (US), 2014. ISBNs: 9781856048200, 1856048209, 9781555709853, 1555709850.

Open access pre-prints of individual chapters:

1. “Emergence and definitions of digital libraries.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39193

2. “Outcomes of digital libraries’ first decade.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39194

3. “Key themes and challenges in digital libraries.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39195

4. "Digital library collections: repositories.”  http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39196

5. "Hybrid libraries.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39197

6. “Social roles of digital libraries.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39198

7. “Digital libraries and their communities.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39201

8. “The prospects of open access repositories.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39203 

9. “Digital libraries and the social web: scholarship.”http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39205

10. “Digital libraries and the social web: collections and platforms.” http://hdl.handle.net/1813/39206


Other recent publications include:

Calhoun, Karen. “Supporting Digital Scholarship: Bibliographic Control, Library Cooperatives and Open Access Repositories.” In Catalogue 2.0: the Future of the Library Catalogue. London: Facet Publishing. 2013.

Calhoun, Karen, and Glenn Patton. WorldCatQuality: an OCLC Report. Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Online Computer Library Center, 2011. 

Most cited work:

Calhoun, Karen. 2006. “The Changing Nature of the Catalog and Its Integration with Other Discovery Tools.” Library of Congress. This was a Library of Congress-commissioned report containing recommendations on the future of the library catalog in the age of discovery systems like Google. 

Fuller list of publications, reports and presentations:

You can view a fuller list here.




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