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    • 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 ...
    • Toward Greater Satisfaction: An Electronic Resources Communication Audit 

      Feather, Celeste (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      An audit and analysis of the internal communications channels involved in the daily workflow of the electronic resources unit at Ohio State University revealed patterns and styles that are best suited for managing the ...
    • The Transfer Initiative: Creating Best Practice Guidelines for the Transfer of Journal Titles Between Publishers (or: "Where is My eJournal Content Coming From This Year?") 

      Winter, Elizabeth L. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      This presentation will begin with an overview of why journals move between publishers, including a brief discussion of the relationships between scholarly societies and publishers. It will then discuss the implications of ...
    • Transforming Into Effective Electronic Resource Management Organizations 

      Walters, Tyler O.; Carrico, Jeff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Libraries are experiencing rapid evolution into an environment of increasingly digital resources, where building a strong collaborative relationship between the acquisition of information resources and technological support ...
    • University of Pretoria beats to a different drum: UPSpace in rhythm with research 

      Olivier, Elsabe; Smith, Ina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      The world-wide paradigm is to make research collections available online, thereby improving access to information and adding value to the research process. Since the facilitation of access to information (for research as ...
    • The Usage Data Big Picture: A Look at the Collection Analysis Tools and Usage Standards Currently Available, and the Important Questions Still Surrounding Usage Data 

      Stamison, Christine; Mouw, James; Cohn, Kevin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      The availability and application of online usage data continues to grow. Usage statistics are now considered a crucial tool in collection analysis. Yet usage data is not the only measure of value and important questions ...
    • Usage Statistics for Serials Decision-Making 

      Belvadi, Melissa; Schufreider, Bob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      This session has two parts. The first part will discuss the trials and tribulations of the current library wrestling with how to collect, consolidate and prepare a thoughtful analysis of their usage data from their ...
    • User-Centered Technical Support of E-resources 

      Wessel, Sarah E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Technical support requires many areas of the library to communicate and collaborate to ensure the best resolution to the users' needs and their effective use of electronic resources. Organizational structure and procedures ...
    • Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Push E-Resources 

      Carpenter, Cathy; Steiner, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      In the past, electronic resources have been available only through university libraries' websites. In order to access those resources, users would have to wind their way through a multi-layered path, first finding the ...
    • Using Web Banner Ads to Promote Library Services and Collections 

      Whang, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      In light of new strategic planning documents and findings from a recent LibQUAL+™ survey, a new type of measurement was needed to measure Web site success. This session explores one way to measure web site success by ...
    • Vendor Training: An Assessment from Two Camps 

      Metz-Wiseman, Monica; Dhondup, Keri (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      This session examines vendor training and electronic resources, from the perspective of the vendor and the library. Using the co-orientation model, results of two online surveys of the two communities will be presented ...
    • Vendor Usage Data for Electronic Resources: A Survey of Libraries 

      Baker, Gayle; Read, Eleanor (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      In April 2006, a survey was mailed to over 360 library directors of Carnegie Research I and II institutions. Its purpose was to gather information about how librarians process and use vendor use data for electronic resources. ...