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    • Emerging Technologies for Academic Library Information Services 

      Li, Lili (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      Since the late of 1990s, hundreds and thousands of studies have described various emerging technologies in the fields of artificial intelligence, bioscience, computer science, medical science, nanotechnology, network ...
    • En Garde! A Swashbuckler's Guide to Troubleshooting Electronic Resources 

      England, Deberah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Electronic resources management has increased the need for those working with electronic resources to have a blend of skills, including technical expertise. Since many who work with electronic resources have expertise ...
    • ERIC and the WorldCat Registry 

      Henry, Lawrence B., III; White, Joanna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      ERIC (http://eric.ed.gov) provides access to library collections through Find in a Library links, connecting users with local catalogs and full-text resources. The program will describe how information about OpenURL ...
    • eTracker: Improving Electronic Resources Management by Optimizing Your ILS 

      England, Deberah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Increase efficiencies and gain control of troubleshooting calls and ongoing electronic resources maintenance by utilizing the Millennium Serials module as a tracking system. This system, "eTracker," provides not only a ...
    • The Evolution of a New World Order: How and Why UCLA Drew the Line between "P" and "E" 

      Farb, Sharon E.; Stancliffe, Andrew; Riggio, Angela (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      As one of the premier research libraries in the country, the UCLA Library is a leader in creating innovative and bold approaches to navigating changes in the library landscape. As part of a large digital consortium, the ...
    • Evolving Library Space: From "Information Commons" to "Collaborative Learning Commons" 

      Sinclair, Bryan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      The idea of the Information Commons in academic libraries has been around now for close to a decade. At the University of Southern California, Indiana University, University of Arizona, and a host of other institutions, ...
    • Expanded Search Premier Complete: Librarian and Undergraduate Attitudes Toward Interdisciplinary Aggregated Databases 

      Fry, Amy; Gilbert, Julie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      What do librarians want from full-text, interdisciplinary databases, and do they really meet the needs of students? The speakers will present the results of a recent survey on librarian expectations and perceived student ...
    • Facilitated Discussion on Archiving eResources 

      Imre, Andrea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Archiving electronic journals remains an unresolved issue as we move toward predominantly electronic collections. Is it reasonable to say that we get access to content but not ownership with electronic subscriptions? Who ...
    • Federated Search: Results Clustering 

      Jenkins, J. R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      Federated searching applications are supposed to help users find and access relevant content for a given search. Librarians and library users are now looking at federated search tools and expect easier to use results sets. ...
    • Federated Search: What’s It All About? 

      Pouncey, Christine; Linoski, Alexis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Two academic librarians share their exploration into the world of Federated Searching. From a literature review to some hands-on testing, they give their take on what is currently available, what works and what doesn't, ...
    • Figuring the True Cost of e-Products: e-Journals in an e-Package World 

      Koppel, Ted (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      Most e-journals and e-books are sold as part of larger e-packages. Titles usually are grouped and priced by the content provider. In the case of a selective package of e-products, the vendor may assign a dollar amount to ...
    • Google Print in Academic Libraries: Readiness to Adopt and Potential Impact on Operations and Services 

      Hollingsworth, Jaena (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      This presentation will discuss Google’s Library Print Project, an effort to digitize the collections of five major libraries. Information will be provided on the basics of Google Print, along with some potential strengths ...
    • How agents are collaborating in industry partnerships to drive standards, transparency and efficiency in the e-world 

      Ernst, Ezra T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Library needs are far more complex due to the migration to electronic content. This complexity is compounded by a lack of overall standards and consistency. Our program will look at how agents are using their unique ...
    • How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck with ERM 

      Nelson, Rose (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      The Colorado Alliance, a non-profit consortium of Research libraries, developed their own ERM to help member libraries better manage and find resources in their electronic databases. Since the development of this ERM, ...
    • Improving Information Distribution Through Standards 

      Carpenter, Todd (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Distribution of digital content would not be possible without standards. An increasing percentage of acquisitions budgets are earmarked to eResources and standardization of the ordering, access, and preservation processes ...
    • In the Belly of the Whale: What Reference Collections Look Like in the 21st Century 

      Jackson, Millie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      What are the stories we tell ourselves and our patrons about the changing landscape of reference? How do we change the traditional story to reflect the new reality and relieve frustration and struggles that come with ...
    • The Inexorable March to Online Only Journal Subscriptions: Varied Criteria, Unexpected Ramifications, and Coping Strategies 

      Smith, Kelly; Thompson, Pat (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      There is not a “one size fits all” approach to shifting journal collections from print to online only, nor are there existing “best practices” for tackling this problem. The presenters will address criteria used by different ...
    • Institutional Identifiers in the Journal Supply Chain 

      Chvatal, Don (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Current codes and identifiers for institutions (e.g., ISIL, SAN, DOI, MARC) are inadequate for providing metadata and linkage between institutional components of the journal supply chain. Ringgold, Inc. is collaborating ...
    • Institutional Repositories: Using the IR to Create Scholarly Assets 

      Stout, Dave (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      In theory the goal of Institutional Repositories (IRs) was to address the crisis in scholarly communication. In practice IRs are often lifeless warehouses for any content the library could grab. Nevertheless, the IR has ...
    • Know Your Rights: Licensing, Copyright, Fair Use, and Technological Protection Measures in Electronic Resources 

      Eschenfelder, Kristin R.; Robertson, Nathan D. M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      As libraries shift to a greater reliance on electronic resources, the use rights that libraries and patrons have grown accustomed to are changing. Legal restrictions on use are no longer defined solely by copyright law, ...