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    • 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 ...