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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 Electronic Resources

Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Pamela Bluh,Cindy Hepfer
Publisher : Amer Library Assn
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As electronic resources evolve and mature, the need for effective management options is critical. The papers in this publication, a number of which were first presented at the 2003 and 2004 midwinter symposia on managing electronic resources, describe present conditions and prospective options and offer librarians practical suggestions for dealing with electronic resources. and an integral component of every search strategy. They also require more and more institutional resources. Consequently, all segments of the information community (librarians and library users, authors, publishers, vendors) are interested in finding ways to improve their management. The papers in this volume, many of which are based on presentations made at the 2003 and 2004 ALCTS midwinter symposia on managing electronic resources, examine the existing management environment, outline user expectations and offer suggestions for enhanced control of e-resources. Several invited papers provide fresh perspectives on this complex topic. The work contains practical suggestions for managing and facilitating access to the resources.

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.

Selecting and Managing Electronic Resources

Selecting and Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Vicki L. Gregory,Ardis Hanson
Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As publishers continue to expand their electronic offerings - libraries need to deal with the opportunities and pitfalls electronic collections raise - accessibility, usability, content, and cost. Gregory has expanded and updated her classic manual for coping with these issues. Hailed as invaluable and definitive by reviewers, this how-to covers all the specifics of collection policies and processes; budgeting and acquisitions; evaluation and assessment; and preservation issues. Totally new sections explain digital rights management, new technologies, and new models and standards for organizing and accessing content. The included figures, forms, and worksheets give professionals the tools they need to prioritize and manage their work. This manual is essential for delivering the next wave of information to users.

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

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.

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management

Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management Book
Author : Alana Verminski,Kelly Marie Blanchat
Publisher : American Library Association
Release : 2017
ISBN : 0987650XXX
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 Electronic Resources

Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Peter J. Webster
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-09-30
ISBN : 1780631405
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The on going movement to electronic collections presents many exciting new service opportunities for libraries, as well as creating materials management, resource, and service challenges. This book looks at how online resources are causing the roles and practices of libraries to change. Forward looking consideration of critical emerging issues in library practice Draws on the author’s wide knowledge of electronic content management issues Presents a practical perspective based on the authors long standing experience

Managing Electronic Resources

Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Ryan O. Weir
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2012
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Informative, useful, current, Managing Electronic Resources: A LITA Guide shows how to successfully manage time, resources, and relationships with vendors and staff to ensure personal, professional, and institutional success.

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

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 : Vicki Grahame,Tim McAdam
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2004
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Electronic Resource Management in Libraries

Electronic Resource Management in Libraries Book
Author : Bhojaraju Gunjal,Dibya Kishore Pradhan,Vinod Kumar Mishra,D. P. Tripathi,Puspita Mishra,Kshirod Das
Publisher : Ess Ess Publication
Release : 2016-10-25
ISBN : 9788170008071
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Libraries have witnessed a prominent transition from print to electronic resources that have not only impacted their services, but users too. Inflow of resources in electronic format and subscription of e-books, e-journals, e-databases and others have totally changed the library operations. E-Resources are important component of the collection building process of the library that is accessed through computers or mobile devices either remotely or locally. Some of the frequently used e-resources in the libraries are e-journals, e-books, e-database such as full text, citation and abstracting, reference, images, audio-video materials, etc. Some other examples of e-resources include, but are not limited to, web and online databases, whether free or fee-based. Libraries are always committed to preserve their e-resources to ensure permanent access to them by the users to support research and academic activities of an institute. In this age of rapidly changing technologies, it is essential for all library professionals to keep abreast of the latest developments, emerging trends & techniques in the area of Electronic Resource Management (ERM) in libraries. Certain issues and challenges faced in these areas need to be taken care of with proper solutions. This book intends to explain the concept of Electronic Resource Management in Libraries, its associated issues and challenges, emerging trends and techniques in ERM, search and discovery techniques and scholarly communications. It aims to help all library and information professionals understanding the emerging trends and technologies in ERM arena. It also helps in understanding the various issues and challenges faced by the library professionals and attempts to provide the probable solutions to adopt at their workplaces.

Electronic Resource Management

Electronic Resource Management Book
Author : Anne Elguindi,Kari Schmidt
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2012-10-09
ISBN : 1780633203
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A significant shift is taking place in libraries, with the purchase of e-resources accounting for the bulk of materials spending. Electronic Resource Management makes the case that technical services workflows need to make a corresponding shift toward e-centric models and highlights the increasing variety of e-formats that are forcing new developments in the field. Six chapters cover key topics, including: technical services models, both past and emerging; staffing and workflow in electronic resource management; implementation and transformation of electronic resource management systems; the role of the electronic resource librarian in discovery systems, layers and tools; and academic library consortia and the evolving role of electronic resources and technology. The leading chapters include case studies from around the world, and a concluding chapter focuses on the disruptive nature of e-books and how broad adoption of this format is emerging as the tipping point towards holistic ‘resource management’, where separate technical services processes for print and electronic resources are finally merged. An emphasis on ‘access’ within the new technical services model Focuses on the unique attributes of electronic resource management that are distinct from traditional print serials workflows Covers consortia and how membership affects electronic resource management workflows, priorities, and technical processes

Managing Electronic Resources

Managing Electronic Resources Book
Author : Prasidh Kumar Mishra
Publisher : Gyan Publishing House
Release : 2011
ISBN : 9788182055209
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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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 : 1317994280
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.

The ABCs of ERM Demystifying Electronic Resource Management for Public and Academic Librarians

The ABCs of ERM  Demystifying Electronic Resource Management for Public and Academic Librarians Book
Author : Jessica Zellers,Tina M. Adams,Katherine Hill
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2018-01-22
ISBN : 1440855811
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The ever-shifting landscape of electronic resources challenges even the most tech-savvy information professionals. Now, however, you can surmount those challenges, with the solid backing offered in this practical book. • Helps librarians grapple with areas with which they may not be familiar through clear, workable explanations • Serves as an at-a-glance reference for quick answers to questions about electronic resources • Engages readers and provides practitioners a good overview of the topic and references for further reading

Electronic Journal Management Systems

Electronic Journal Management Systems Book
Author : Gary W Ives
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-10-23
ISBN : 1317971086
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Discover how to manage your library’s electronic journals—with tips from those who’ve already met the challenge! The explosive growth of electronic journals presents unique challenges for libraries. Electronic Journal Management Systems: Experiences from the Field comprehensively examines these complex topics, including explanations of the automated systems libraries have developed or adopted, licensing issues, and the provision of access to electronic journals. Respected library professionals discuss their own experiences in the implementation and use of electronic journal management systems, helping readers to easily apply effective strategies in their own library. Electronic Journal Management Systems: Experiences from the Field reveals the available technologies, difficulties encountered, and successes of different librarians who met the challenge to implement management systems, giving readers an inside glimpse of what they themselves may encounter when planning their own system. The growth of electronic journals in libraries is addressed, along with helpful descriptions of management systems and link resolvers, including systems like SFX, Serial Solutions, TDNet, and EBSCO LinkSource. The book includes screen shots, tables, and diagrams to clearly illustrate concepts and information. Electronic Journal Management Systems: Experiences from the Field discusses a wide range of implementation and use issues, including: using Microsoft Excel to manage serial subscriptions better integration of management of electronic resources through library vendors one-stop serials management and access the selection process of a journal management system the preparation for implementation and subsequent transition process the Web site as a listing and finding tool the benefits of switching to an SFX environment creating a customized database for multiple systems the Innovative Interfaces, Inc. partnership with libraries to develop a module to manage electronic resources based on the work of the Digital Library Federation’s Electronic Resources Management Initiative the evaluation and implementation process of a beta test library with an integrated library system vendor to develop a management system developing a universal management scheme for electronic resources Electronic Journal Management Systems: Experiences from the Field brings the latest strategies, technologies, and cutting-edge ideas to every library professional grappling with ways to manage the flow of electronic journals in a library.

Electronic Resources

Electronic Resources Book
Author : Genevieve Owens
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 1996-10-16
ISBN : 9781560248248
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Electronic Resources: Implications for Collection Management shows librarians the strengths and weaknesses of electronic resources and the implications these resources have on collection management. The book then helps librarians incorporate electronic resources into their collections accordingly. Contributors in Electronic Resources provide a broad look at the ways in which electronic information affects the business of building and maintaining library collections. They examine the history of electronic resources in document collections and share with readers a thorough analysis of the gains and losses libraries can expect to experience in an increasingly digital environment. Readers also learn: how to budget for both traditional and emerging information sources the effects of electronic collections on the public services realm how to assess the value of journals amidst the many different access and delivery mechanisms how to use resource sharing as a solution to the archival problems which arise as libraries collect materials in continuously proliferating formats selection criteria for electronic resources how to assemble electronic resources into archives social implications of electronic collections Academic librarians in collection management will find Electronic Resources an essential resource for finding their place in the electronic environment. Librarians will refer to this volume again and again as they adjust to increasing dependence upon electronic resources for fulfilling their patrons’needs.