Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599048922
  • ISBN-13: 9781599048925
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released May 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Covers the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in libraries, with emphasis on strategic planning, operational guidelines, and practices. 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.

Table of Contents

Tital Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Historic Overview, Strategic Planning, and Usage Statistics.
2: History of Electronic Resources.
3: Strategic Planning for Electronic Resource Management.
4: Electronic Usage Statistics.
5: Workflow Management and Competencies of Electronic Resource Librarians.
6: Selecting, Acquiring, and Renewing Electronic Resources.
7: Sharing the Albatross of E–Resources Management Workflow.
8: Process Mapping for Electronic Resources: A Lesson from Business Models.
9: Evolving Roles for Electronic Resources Librarians.
10: Copyright and Licensing.
11: The Evolution of License Content.
12: Copyright Implications for Electronic Resources.
13: Tactics and Terms in the Negotiation of Electronic Resource Licenses.
14: Working with Electronic Resources.
15: Working with Database and E–Journal Vendors to Ensure Quality for End Users.
16: One–Stop Shopping for Journal Holdings.
17: Beyond OpenURL: Technologies for Linking Library Resources.
18: Authentication and Access Management of Electronic Resources.
19: Using Consistent Naming Conventions for Library Electronic Resources.
20: Electronic Resource Management Systems (ERMS).
21: Standards, the Structural Underpinnings of Electronic Resource Management Systems.
22: Challenges and Potentials of Electronic Resource Management.
23: Panorama of Electronic Resource Management Systems.
24: The Impact of Locally Developed Electronic Resource Management Systems.
25: The Future of Electronic Resource Management Systems: Inside and Out.
26: In the Eye of the Storm: ERM Systems are Guiding Libraries' Future.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.