Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice: Research and Practice

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Yu, Holly, Breivold, Scott
IGI Global, Feb 28, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 440 pages

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.

 

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Contents

History of Electronic Resources
1
Strategic Planning for Electronic Resource Management
16
Electronic Usage Statistics
29
Workflow Management and Competencies of Electronic Resource Librarians
47
Selecting Acquiring and Renewing Electronic Resources
48
Sharing the Albatross of EResources Management Workflow
71
Process Mapping for Electronic Resources A Lesson from Business Models
90
Evolving Roles for Electronic Resources Librarians
105
Beyond OpenURL Technologies for Linking Library Resources
235
Authentication and Access Management of Electronic Resources
250
Using Consistent Naming Conventions for Library Electronic Resources
275
Electronic Resource Management Systems ERMS
294
Standards the Structural Underpinnings of Electronic Resource Management Systems
295
Challenges and Potentials of Electronic Resource Management
306
Panorama of Electronic Resource Management Systems
322
The Impact of Locally Developed Electronic Resource Management Systems
350

The Evolution of License Content
122
Copyright Implications for Electronic Resources
145
Tactics and Terms in the Negotiation of Electronic Resource Licenses
174
Working with Electronic Resources
193
Working with Database and EJournal Vendors to Ensure Quality for End Users
194
OneStop Shopping for Journal Holdings
213
The Future of Electronic Resource Management Systems Inside and Out
363
In the Eye of the Storm ERM Systems are Guiding Libraries Future
374
Compilation of References
383
About the Contributors
409
Index
414
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Holly Yu, MLIS, is Web Administrator and reference librarian at the University Library, California State University, Los Angeles. She coordinates the development and maintenance of the Library?s web site, and is heavily involved in designing and testing web interfaces for the library. She also provides curricular support, library instruction and reference services to students and faculty. She is the author of ?Web Accessibility and the Law: Recommendations for Implementation? (Library Hi Tech, vol 20 no.4). She has presented at American Library Association conferences and regional conferences, as well as the Internet Librarians? conference on the topics of web site usability and library web development. She is active in the Library Information & Technology Association (LITA) and the American Library Association (ALA).

Scott Breivold is an associate librarian at California State University, Los Angeles. He is the University Library?s Media, Communications, & Arts Librarian and oversees the Music & Media Center. He recently took on the role of Library Web Administrator, and will be responsible for coordinating the development and maintenance of the library?s web site. As a member of the web team, he played a lead role in the library?s current site design, OPAC interface, and online Information Literacy Tutorials. He has presented at local and national conferences on topics ranging from media collection development to library web and tutorial design. He is the editor of Howard Hawks: Interviews published by the University of Mississippi Press in 2006. [Editor]

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