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Licensing and Managing Electronic Resources

Licensing and Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Becky Albitz
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2014-01-23
ISBN : 1780631367
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Libraries are licensing information resources in greater numbers then ever before.In order to negotiate and manage an ever-increasing number of licenses, libraries are either establishing Electronic Resource (ER) Librarian positions, or have been assigning these responsibilities to current staff. In both cases, few resources are available to acclimate new ER librarians to the diverse responsibilities associated with their position. An introduction and practical guide to the standard responsibilities ER librarians address daily. These include: knowing the rights libraries have as consumers of information under United States copyright law, understanding licensing terms and conditions, negotiating licenses to support the specific needs of the subscribing institution, and managing these resources once subscribed. Although every college and university is different, this book provides a framework within which the new ER librarian can learn the basics behind negotiating and managing their information resources effectively. Offers practical advice for the new electronic resources librarian Easy for the lay-person to understand Useful as a reference to specific terms, concepts, and issues related to electronic resource licensing

Managing Electronic Resources

Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Ryan O. Weir
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2012
ISBN : 155570767X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Electronic resource management encompasses much more than turning on and off resources and tracking usage. This guide provides advice on the tools and best practices.

Managing Digital Resources in Libraries

Managing Digital Resources in Libraries Book
Author : Audrey Fenner
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0789024020
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advice from the experts—on collecting and managing the digital resources that are an increasingly vital part of librarianship! Managing Digital Resources in Libraries is a practical guide to managing library materials in digital formats. Working librarians share their expertise in the acquisition and management of digital resources, addressing questions of licensing, funding, and providing access. The contributors also examine innovative projects and systems, such as the integration of PDA-accessible resources into a library collection and the development of all-digital libraries. You'll also find supplementary reading lists and bibliographies of additional resources, including relevant Web sites. Addressing the challenges of and barriers to the preservation and dissemination of electronic information, Managing Digital Resources in Libraries explores vital questions, such as: How are librarians coping with digital resources? How do they compare and select titles and formats to purchase? How do they allocate limited funds—to lease or to purchase high-priced electronic titles? Does consortium membership provide the answer to funding problems, or does it force librarians to pay for content their users neither want nor need? Is MARC still an appropriate format for cataloging? How can librarians make themselves familiar with the multitude of available resources? Managing Digital Resources in Libraries will update your working knowledge of: online resources open archives—their uses and their history the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the First Sale Doctrine, and the Fair Use Doctrine—and their implications for librarians e-journal cataloging and e-journal management software electronic collection development and management personal digital assistants digital licensing agreements electronic searching systems, including [email protected], Electronic Journal Finder, Pirate Source, OPAC, and cold fusion databases

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management Book
Author : Alana Verminski,Kelly Marie Blanchat
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2017
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Recipient of the 2018 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Outstanding Publication Award Whether it's networking with vendor reps or poring over data, the continually evolving field of electronic resources management (ERM) is always throwing something new your way. Alana Verminski and Kelly Marie Blanchat were once new on the job themselves, crossing over from research instruction and the vendor side of scholarly publishing. They share what they've learned along the way in this hands-on guide. Cutting through the complexity of a role that's changing rapidly, inside you'll find to-the-point advice on methods and tools that will help you stay on top of things, including coverage of such key topics as the full range of purchasing options, from Big Deals to unbundling to pay per view;conversation starters that will help build productive relationships with vendor reps;questions to ask vendors about accessibility;common clauses of licensing agreements and what they mean;understanding the four types of authentication;using a triage approach to troubleshooting hitches in accessing articles;conducting an overlap analysis to evaluate new content;the basic principles of usage statistics, and four ways to use COUNTER reports when evaluating renewals;tips for activating targets in your knowledge base;five steps to developing an effective marketing plan; andhow to master the lingo, with clear explanations of jargon, important terms, and acronyms. This guide to ERM fundamentals will prove invaluable, both as a primer for those preparing to enter the field as well as a ready reference for current practitioners.

Managing Digital Resources in Libraries

Managing Digital Resources in Libraries Book
Author : Linda S Katz
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-01-11
ISBN : 1136772944
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Advice from the experts—on collecting and managing the digital resources that are an increasingly vital part of librarianship! Managing Digital Resources in Libraries is a practical guide to managing library materials in digital formats. Working librarians share their expertise in the acquisition and management of digital resources, addressing questions of licensing, funding, and providing access. The contributors also examine innovative projects and systems, such as the integration of PDA-accessible resources into a library collection and the development of all-digital libraries. You’ll also find supplementary reading lists and bibliographies of additional resources, including relevant Web sites. Addressing the challenges of and barriers to the preservation and dissemination of electronic information, Managing Digital Resources in Libraries explores vital questions, such as: How are librarians coping with digital resources? How do they compare and select titles and formats to purchase? How do they allocate limited funds—to lease or to purchase high-priced electronic titles? Does consortium membership provide the answer to funding problems, or does it force librarians to pay for content their users neither want nor need? Is MARC still an appropriate format for cataloging? How can librarians make themselves familiar with the multitude of available resources? Managing Digital Resources in Libraries will update your working knowledge of: online resources open archives—their uses and their history the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the First Sale Doctrine, and the Fair Use Doctrine—and their implications for librarians e-journal cataloging and e-journal management software electronic collection development and management personal digital assistants digital licensing agreements electronic searching systems, including [email protected], Electronic Journal Finder, Pirate Source, OPAC, and cold fusion databases

Electronic Resource Management Systems

Electronic Resource Management Systems Book
Author : Elsa K. Anderson
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2014-05-16
ISBN : 0838959229
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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To get to the bottom of a successful approach to Electronic Resource Management (ERM), Anderson interviewed staff at 11 institutions about their ERM implementations. Among her conclusions, presented in this issue of Library Technology Reports, is that grasping the intricacies of your workflow—analyzing each step to reveal the gaps and problems—at the beginning is crucial to selecting and implementing an ERM. Whether the system will be used to fill a gap, aggregate critical data, or replace a tedious manual process, the best solution for your library depends on factors such as your current software setup, staffing levels, and local support from systems staff. Providing guidance to library technology decision-makers, this report offers coverage of such important topics as:The five major elements of managing electronic resources: knowledge bases, acquisitions, administration and contracts, licensing, and reporting;Vendor systems from EBSCO, Ex Libris, and Innovative Interfaces, as well as three open source (OS) solutions;How ERMs function as a component of the library service platforms of OCLC Worldshare, Ex Libris Alma, Serial Solutions Intota, Kuali OLE, and Innovative Interfaces Sierra

Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information

Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information Book
Author : Mark Jacobs
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-10-18
ISBN : 1317994299
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Understand better how the role of ER librarian has changed through the years The advent of online information has not only changed tremendously the way that resources are stored and accessed, but has caused the evolution of the library and information science profession itself. Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles takes a comprehensive look at the position of electronic resources (ER) librarians, the other people who work with e-content, what training and skills are needed, the managing of e-resources, and what the proliferation of online information means for the future of libraries. Respected experts provide a timely broad-based analysis of the impact of the digital age on the profession, libraries, and the people in libraries who manage the information. Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles is a concise and informative signpost on the way the library profession has responded to the advent of the digital information age. This revealing volume explores where these professionals have gained their knowledge and skills, what initiatives they have undertaken and made manifest, how do or don’t e-resources fit in the scope of the traditional work that is performed in an academic library, and the latest issues encountered with the new format. The text is extensively referenced, includes figures to illustrate concepts, and tables to clearly present data. Topics discussed in Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles include: essential and preferred characteristics of electronic resources librarian the evolution of ER librarians’ duties the role of ER librarian in hybrid collections research on how well schools train ER librarians providing access to users with disabilities ER librarian role in corporate libraries altering workflows to accommodate the new electronic information format in academic libraries a comparison of the natures of print-based and online resources and the cataloging, maintenance, and access issues a review of the resources and tools that license practitioners use issues involving effective collaboration formal usability testing challenges in making the transition to digital factors affecting the handling of usage data the Government Printing Office’s dissemination of electronic government information and more! Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles is a valuable resource for librarians, administrators, educators, and students considering this aspect of librarianship as a profession.

Collaborative Electronic Resource Management

Collaborative Electronic Resource Management Book
Author : Joan E. Conger
Publisher : Libraries Unltd Incorporated
Release : 2004
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book approaches electronic resource management as a system affecting all library work, linking it to concepts of collaborative management and the assessment cycle.

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries Research and Practice

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries  Research and Practice Book
Author : Yu, Holly,Breivold, Scott
Publisher : IGI Global
Release : 2008-02-28
ISBN : 1599048922
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A pronounced move from print subscriptions to electronic resources in all types of libraries has fundamentally impacted the library and its users. With the influx of resources such as e-journals; e-books; index, abstract, and/or full-text databases; aggregated databases; and others, the shift to electronic resources is rapidly changing library operational and organizational procedures. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in libraries, with emphasis on strategic planning, operational guidelines, and practices. This book primarily focuses on management practices of the life-cycle of commercially acquired electronic resources from selection and ordering to cataloging, Web presentation, user support, usage evaluation, and more.

Guide to Electronic Resource Management

Guide to Electronic Resource Management Book
Author : Sheri V. T. Ross,Sarah W. Sutton
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2016-02-22
ISBN : 144083959X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This primer offers a thorough introduction to electronic resource management for librarians with little or no knowledge of these specialized materials. • Presents practical information through an easy-to-follow progression of concepts • Introduces readers to the standards, systems, and structures in place for the effective management of electronic resources • Features information on standards development, new product assessment, and idea exchange for both novice and experienced librarians • Includes a section on preserving and archiving digital materials

Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources

Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources Book
Author : Maria D. D. Collins,Patrick L. Carr
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release : 2008
ISBN : 0789033364
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This guide discusses the knowledge needed by every librarian who has e-resource management and access responsibilities and who wants to forge their own path in the transition from collecting print resources to providing online access to e-resources.

Selecting and Managing Electronic Resources

Selecting and Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Vicki L. Gregory
Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
Release : 2000
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The bungalow as we know it was created when British colonial administrators adapted a classic style of Indian architecture to build their summer retreats: All the typical rooms of a house were organized on one floor around a central parlor. Bungalows today are single- or one-and- half-stories buildings combining the ingenious spatial solutions of apartment floor plans with the autonomy of detached single-family houses. And they are back in vogue again not only among home buyers because they are highly functional, eco-friendly and easily accessible, which also makes them a valuable investment for the future. The bungalows presented in this volume show the wide variety of options in terms of size, floor plans and design. The featured designers and architects create homes that satisfy the highest demands for uniqueness, comfort and quality.

Techniques for Electronic Resource Management

Techniques for Electronic Resource Management Book
Author : Jill Emery,Graham Stone, Dr.,Peter McCracken
Publisher : ALA Editions
Release : 2019-10-28
ISBN : 9780838919040
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Whether a single team manages electronic resources or responsibility is spread across your library, this book will be your go-to ERM reference.

Libraries and Electronic Resources

Libraries and Electronic Resources Book
Author : Pamela Higgins
Publisher : Haworth Press
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780789017291
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Keep your library a step ahead in the changing world of information technology! As the Internet adds new dimensions to the relationship between information and user, digital libraries face new challenges in managing electronic resources. Libraries and Electronic Resources: New Partnerships, New Practices, New Perspectives addresses challenges and new roles for libraries in creating innovative models of scholarly communication, establishing standards for e-book publishing, influencing consortial site licensing on a global basis, and enhancing access to digital collections. This practical guide highlights current trends in e-resource management, focusing on economic, information, and publishing issues, and provides valuable information on the new roles libraries (and librarians) will play in the digital age. This vital book contains information on: the evolution of relationships between university presses and research libraries how the commercialization of scholarly publishing is at the center of the economic problems faced by libraries California Digital Library?s eScholarship program, which fosters faculty-led innovation in the scholarly publishing Project Euclid, a joint electronic publishing initiative of Cornell University Libraries and Duke University Press content standards for electronic books publishing global consortial activities in the area of site licenses for electronic resources new roles for librarians in creating digital libraries of instructional resources The successful digital library will be one that keeps pace with the ever-changing world of information technology. Library professionals must stay up to speed in adopting new models, working in tandem with educators to re-define the learning process to incorporate electronic publishing and resources. Libraries and Electronic Resources: New Partnerships, New Practices, New Perspectives is an essential guide to the Internet’s impact on e-resources management--past, present, and future.

Developing and Managing Electronic Collections

Developing and Managing Electronic Collections Book
Author : Peggy Johnson
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2013
ISBN : 0838911900
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The complex issues associated with developing and managing electronic collections deserve special treatment, and library collection authority Peggy Johnson rises to the challenge with a book sure to become a benchmark for excellence. Providing comprehensive coverage of key issues and decision points, she offers advice on best practices for developing and managing these important resources for libraries of all types and sizes. With an emphasis on practical solutions that will provide effective and timely access to online resources for library users, she presents an in-depth look at The fundamentals of electronic resource planning, selection, and evaluation The evolving world of acquisition options, licenses, and contracts Fostering and maintaining positive relationships with vendors and publishers Budgeting and financial considerations, with guidance on how to collaborate across library organizational lines to acquire and manage e-content more efficiently Tips, informational sidebars, and suggested reading lists accompany each chapter, and an extensive glossary defines essential terms and concepts.