The ABCs of ERM: Demystifying Electronic Resource Management for Public and Academic Librarians, 1st Edition

  • Jessica Zellers
  • Tina M. Adams
  • Katherine Hill
  • Published By: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN-10: 1440855811
  • ISBN-13: 9781440855818
  • DDC: 25.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 260 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This guide offers practical advice to information professionals involved in any aspect of electronic resource management—from selecting, acquiring, and activating to managing, promoting, and deselecting. It features clear instructions along with definitions, checklists, FAQs, and sidebars comprising sensible tips and anecdotal asides for the involved librarian.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: So What Are Electronic Resources Anyway?.
2: Vendors Are Your Friend.
3: Licenses: The Fine Print.
4: Buy All the Things!.
5: Creating Access in All the Right Places.
6: Marketing, Part I: Planning.
7: Marketing, Part II: Promotional Strategies.
8: Assessment, Part I: Subscription Resources.
9: Assessment, Part II: One-Time Purchases and Leases.
10: I Think the Internet Broke.
11: Users Are People, Too.
12: No Librarian Is an Island.
About the Author.