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    • Continuing Access to Electronic Resources 

      Beals, Nancy; Junus, Ranti; Rhodes, Sarah; Rupp, Nathan; Smith, Kelly (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Electronic resources are growing exponentially. Serials are only one example of this. Collection developers need firm criteria when they are thinking about moving their collection to an electronic environment. The ...
    • CORE: Cost of Resource Exchange 

      Aipperspach, Jeff; Koppel, Ted; Riding, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Libraries are beginning to purchase Electronic Resource Management systems to help them track the increasingly large percentage of their budgets allocated to electronic resources. However, ERM systems are not always ...
    • Creating an Organizational Structure and Process to Manage Electronic Serials Collections 

      Yurochko, Carmel; Nolfi, David A.; Ballock, Tracie J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Faced with nearly a million dollar annual electronic resources budget, the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University formed an Electronic Resources Review Committee (ERRC) in January 2005 which included technical services, ...
    • CU @ the MTG: Using Online Tools for Collaboration 

      Gohn, Katie; Fancher, Lauren; Minton, Karen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      GALILEO, Georgia's Virtual Library, has a history of collaboration with the libraries that it serves, including committees, focus groups, surveys, and review processes. In Phase II of a three year project to upgrade GALILEO, ...
    • Delivering E-Resources with LibX 

      Bailey, Annette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      LibX ( is a Firefox extension that supports direct access to electronic and print library resources, including access to the OPAC, OpenURL resolver, off-campus proxy and databases. LibX is a ‘swiss-army-knife’ ...
    • Developing Effective Scholarly Communication Advocates: A Case Study 

      Fuchs, Sara; Brannon, Pamela (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Presenters will share their experiences developing a scholarly communication training and outreach program for librarians at Georgia State University, as well as their initial experiences in working with faculty members ...
    • Developing Electronic Collections with Shrinking Budgets (Doing More With Less) 

      Dickerson, Shirley; Reynolds, R. Philip; Ellis, Ann (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      This presentation will focus on the collaborative efforts of academic librarians from three different divisions of the library in combating collection development inertia in spite of dwindling materials budget. While 'doing ...
    • Developing Web Database Applications 

      Dunlap, Isaac Hunter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Focusing on real-world library applications, this session will demonstrate how Open Source software (i.e. MySQL/PHP) can be used to efficiently and cost-effectively develop innovative content management systems, URL ...
    • Discovering Value : Discovery Services and ERM Systems Together 

      Fleck, Nancy; Fons, Ted (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Discovery services platforms have the potential to replace the OPAC and federated search engines as the primary search tool in libraries. Given their potential prominence in the discovery and delivery process, it is ...
    • Don’t Leave Me in the Dark : Shining a Light on Electronic Resources Communications 

      Rupp, Nathan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      The introduction of electronic resources into the library has resulted in a number of changes in the way librarians communicate with one another about newly acquired resources. Cornell University Library has taken a number ...
    • E-Book Roadmap: Implementation Strategies and Perspectives from E-Book Veterans, and the Role of Agents in the E-Book Process 

      Dunham, Barbara S.; Andrade, Jose Luis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      The amount of eBook offerings is rapidly expanding, and libraries face new questions regarding how to implement eBooks into their collections. Our librarian panelists will examine the processes and strategies they have ...
    • E-books: Defining and Considering the Alien Invasion 

      Koppel, Ted; Stewart-Marshall, Zoe (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Despite the increasing library investment in eBooks, no single definition adequately describes the wide variety of eBooks available. Koppel will offer different approaches to define eBooks and their implications for library ...
    • the Vision of a Swiss Digital Library 

      Boutsiouci, Pascalia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      A proposed four-year national program (2008-2011),, aims at improving access to scientific information for all potential patrons in Switzerland. The strategic goals of can be summarized briefly as follows: ...
    • E-resource Workflow: Improving Communication between Librarians and Vendors 

      Armstrong, Kim; Schatz, Bob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      Librarians and library staff have experienced the complications and complexities electronic resources have introduced into their organizations in order to acquire, manage, support, and renew them. Likewise, publishers and ...
    • E-Resources Management: So Many Silos to Synchronize … Still! 

      Mendes, Luiz H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      The management of eResources has come a long way with a number of solutions to facilitate the process. These solutions have required the maintenance of eResources and synchronization of data in multiple silos. Is there a ...
    • E-Resources Usage Data: Apples to Oranges and Fixing Holes 

      Boston, George; Whang, Michael; Hogarth, Margaret; Schader, Barbara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      This presentation is intended to illustrate how the Western Michigan University Libraries and the University of California, Riverside Libraries gather, store and access statistics, and how they are utilized to develop, ...
    • E-Resources: Enigma or Dilemma, or Both 

      Wilson, Thomas C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-21)
    • eBooks & Libraries: Near and Future eBook Trends 

      Ives, Gary; Mouw, James; Hawkins, Donald; Shelburne, Wendy; Ferguson, Cris; Burright, Mariann (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Panel of six leading eBook experts, including university librarians, will discuss the future growth and trends of eBook use by academic, university, and corporate librarians.
    • EBSCOhost Visual Search: Usability Test Results 

      Fagan, Jody Condit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      This presentation features the results from eight formal usability tests of EBSCO’s new "visual search" and "traditional search" interfaces. Audio, video, and screen capture software, and pre- and post-test surveys were ...
    • eJournal Archiving: Status and Trends 

      Walters, Tyler O. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      As library collections become increasingly electronic, librarians strive to develop lifecycle management approaches to administer them. One major issue is the anxiety all librarians feel over the long-term sustainability ...