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    • Preaching to the Choir?: How Academic Librarians Really Feel About Open Access 

      Palmer, Kristi; Dill, Emily (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      Academic libraries are becoming increasingly involved in the distribution of scholarly communication via institutional repositories and other open access models. The enthusiasm of academic librarian professional associations ...
    • Preparing for an Electronic Resources Management System, Part I: Conquering Entropy 

      Hogarth, Margaret (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Preparing for an ERMS requires extensive planning and coordination of departments, workflow, resources, information, record-keeping systems, and relationships. Clean data, process analysis, and frank evaluation help the ...
    • Preparing to Implement a Electronic Resources Management System, or Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before You Dive In 

      Davis, Susan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Planning strategies for implementing an Electronic Resource Management System (ERM), including record structure, licensing, staffing levels, training and workflow based on the work done at the University at Buffalo with ...
    • The Preservation of a Campus: a Cooperative Grant Project with a Digital Product 

      Ludwig, Deborah; Schulte, Becky; University of Kansas (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      In the summer of 2006, the University of Kansas was awarded a $130,000 grant from the Getty Foundation. The grant is part of the Foundation's campus heritage initiative to help colleges and universities plan for the ...
    • Promoting and Marketing E-Resources 

      Alford, Emily (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-21)
      This paper will focus on how academic libraries can promote and market their eResources. What works? What doesn’t? How do we educate our users about changes, updates, and information about our eResources.
    • Providing Access to Electronic Journals in Academic Libraries 

      O’Hara, Lisa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Practices and procedures for providing access to electronic journals have changed in the relatively short time that they have been handled in libraries. This presentation will discuss some of those changes, examine how ...
    • Providing Access to Electronic Resources and Meeting User Expectations 

      Hartle, Diana; Pereira, Monica (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Two University of Georgia librarians describe the process used for adding electronic resources to GALILEO, as well as the communication mechanism employed to report changes to and problems with these resources.
    • Putting the Trees Back in the Forest: eResource usage statistics and library assessment 

      Kinman, Virginia R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      eResource usage data does not stand alone. Combining eMetrics with other commonly collected library statistics provides a more complete assessment to examine user trends over time, evaluate the impact of new initiatives, ...
    • Referral Marketing Campaigns: 'Slashdotting' Digital Library Resources 

      Buczynski, James Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Word-of-Mouth referrals via face-to-face, telephone, email, blogs, and websites is how YouTube, FlickR, MySpace, BoingBoing and others became successful as measured by traffic to their sites. When was the last time you ...
    • Relationships Inside and Outside Libraries: From High-Tech to High-Delight through Collaborative Relationships 

      Conger, Joan E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      You plan and you hold committee meetings and you instruct, but how do you make that tech roll-out successful? The secret is in the spaces between. How do we create those relationships, both formal and informal, that launch ...
    • Resolving Our Hosting Dilemmas: Comparing Remotely and Locally Hosted OpenURL Link Resolvers 

      Emde, Judith; Brooks-Kieffer, Jamene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      A number of OpenURL link resolver products are currently on the market for libraries to evaluate and implement. Criteria to consider when selecting a link resolver include ease of use and management; reputation of the ...
    • Shooting Fish in a Barrel: If Only Providing Access Were that Easy 

      Rupp-Serrano, Karen; Breaux, Ann-Marie; Samples, Jacquie; Cleto, Cynthia; Register, Renee (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Selection and acquisition workflows are not the only the library challenge in eBooks; another concern is providing access. Are MARC records the best route to seamless user access? If so, who should provide them and what ...
    • So Many Ways to Get There 

      Buschman, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Users want to access original content quickly and reliably from wherever they choose to start. Mike Buschman, Client Services Manager for IEEE, will discuss the different technologies and services, created by librarians, ...
    • Stacks on the Tracks: using Ruby On Rails to build more efficient, maintainable webbased library applications 

      Stearns, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Ruby on Rails, is an open source web application framework written in Ruby that follows a Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture. It strives for simplicity and allowing real-world applications to be developed in less ...
    • Starting from Scratch: Organizing and Evaluating Your E-Journal Collection 

      Emanuel, Jenny; Gallaway, Teri Oaks (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      The first half of this program will focus on how a library can start organizing their electronic journals. Topics covered will be uncovering which electronic journals you are already paying for, what information you need ...
    • Supporting Scholarship: A Library/IT Partnership for Digital Citation Management 

      Farrelly, Deg; Carmean, Colleen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      New paradigms demand change. Traditionally, IT supports technology and libraries provide content. RefWorks, a licensed, bibliographic citation management service, fits neither side of the house. At Arizona State University, ...
    • There's no catalog ... like no catalog 

      Coyle, Karen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
    • A Think Tank on the Future of eBooks 

      Baker, Gayle; Highsmith, Cheryl; Ryan, Christine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      A panel, comprised of well-respected electronic resource librarians, will discuss successful innovations for libraries with regards to eBooks. The panel will address the present practices and resources available today while ...
    • Thinking About the Future 

      Luce, Richard E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
    • Tips for Tackling Electronic Resources 

      Gibbons, Dennis; Hawk, Susan; Odom, Dennis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      Electronic Resources Team members are key people from all departments that work with electronic resources, including Cataloging, Systems, Acquisitions, Collection Development, and Public Service. During the course of ...