Now showing items 109-125 of 125

    • 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. ...
    • Vendor-supplied Usage Data: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Baker, Gayle (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Researchers at the University of Tennessee reviewed vendor-supplied usage data for 2005 from over 70 vendors of electronic resources, including the mechanisms for cquiring the data and analyzing it. Over half of the reports ...
    • Virtual Reference in an Academic Environment: Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis of Users’ Information Needs 

      Li, Rowena; Faber, Toby; Puacz, Jeanne Holba; Stephens, Wendy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      This study investigates patrons' information seeking behavior and information needs demonstrated in the virtual reference environment, by examining the usage patterns and service effectiveness of virtual reference services ...
    • We’re Not in Kansas Anymore! Delivery of Library Resources and Services Through Learning Management Systems 

      Trainor, Cindi (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Library-licensed electronic resources are typically made available via the library website. Students are often required to read journal articles, faculty are interested in journal tables-of-contents or in receiving current ...
    • Who Moved My E-Journal: Electronic Resources and Organizational Change 

      Walters, Tyler O.; McDonald, Robert H.; Raschke, Gregory K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      The enigma of electronic resources has brought a tidal wave of change to the academy. Research Libraries are at a crossroads that will see their networked infrastructure become the primary means of management, retrieval, ...
    • Why Unlock Your Link Resolver’s "Black Box"? The Answer Lies In Your Strategic Plan 

      Brooks-Kieffer, Jamene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Libraries can encourage organizational change by training employees to explore their link resolver's "black box" qualities. K-State Libraries’ SFX administrator created a series of classes for all interested staff to ...
    • Why We Became Pushers 

      Bernhardt, Beth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      The presentation will focus on several ways UNC Greensboro is using technologies to push e-resources to their users. The following will be discussed: Open URL linking, javascript applets, and web services. The web services ...
    • Working With Campus Partners to Publish Peer-Reviewed, Open Access Journals 

      Johnston, Wayne (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      The session will begin with an overview of peer-reviewed, open access journal publishing activity at the University of Guelph library. Three journals currently in production include one on improvisational music, one on ...
    • WorldCat Registry: Making the case for a comprehensive registry of library data 

      Feather, Celeste; Shultz, Scott (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      A many-to-many problem exists in the exchange of data among libraries, consortia, and electronic content vendors. Currently numerous vendors maintain separate closed registries of essentially the same kinds of library ...
    • Yours Mine and ERMS: Electronic Resource Management in a Consortial Environment 

      Fancher, Lauren; Baxter, Brad (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Staff from GALILEO, Georgia’s virtual library, discuss the changing world of electronic resource management, including the development and maintenance of homegrown systems, the need to be interoperable with outside ...