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    • E-Book Roadmap: Implementation Strategies and Perspectives from E-Book Veterans, and the Role of Agents in the E-Book Process 

      Dunham, Barbara S.; Andrade, Jose Luis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      The amount of eBook offerings is rapidly expanding, and libraries face new questions regarding how to implement eBooks into their collections. Our librarian panelists will examine the processes and strategies they have ...
    • E-books: Defining and Considering the Alien Invasion 

      Koppel, Ted; Stewart-Marshall, Zoe (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Despite the increasing library investment in eBooks, no single definition adequately describes the wide variety of eBooks available. Koppel will offer different approaches to define eBooks and their implications for library ...
    • E-Resources Management: So Many Silos to Synchronize … Still! 

      Mendes, Luiz H. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      The management of eResources has come a long way with a number of solutions to facilitate the process. These solutions have required the maintenance of eResources and synchronization of data in multiple silos. Is there a ...
    • E-Resources Usage Data: Apples to Oranges and Fixing Holes 

      Boston, George; Whang, Michael; Hogarth, Margaret; Schader, Barbara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      This presentation is intended to illustrate how the Western Michigan University Libraries and the University of California, Riverside Libraries gather, store and access statistics, and how they are utilized to develop, ...
    • E-Resources: Enigma or Dilemma, or Both 

      Wilson, Thomas C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-21)
    • Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference Program: March 18-March 21, 2008 

      Unknown author (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
    • Electronic Resources in a Next Generation Catalog 

      Robertson, Wendy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      The University of Iowa recently implemented Primo, a next generation catalog. We included not only our traditional MARC catalog, but our electronic resources database, A-Z list, materials in ContentDM and Libraries website. ...
    • ERIC and the WorldCat Registry 

      Henry, Lawrence B., III; White, Joanna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      ERIC ( 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • The Life & Times of an Embedded Librarian 

      Chilton, Galadriel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-21)
      In Fall 2007, Galadriel became the embedded librarian for four sections of a Communications Studies class, and in Spring 2008 she is the embedded librarian for 3 sections of the same course. This presentation reviews what ...
    • Making the Most of E-Journal Usage Data 

      Baker, Gayle; Read, Eleanor; Manoff, Maribeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Libraries with collections of electronic journals receive vendor-supplied usage reports on a regular basis. Some also obtain data from local sources such as link resolvers. This presentation will discuss how these data ...
    • A Matter of Semantics? : Intelligence, Open Data, and the Future of ERM 

      Blackburn, Jonathan; Hall, Mason R. K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      What would it mean if all electronic resource systems and discovery tools drew their underlying knowledgebase from a common repository of eResource metadata maintained cooperatively by the library community? This presentation ...
    • The Name Game: Creating Organization Name Authority Within an ERM 

      Blake, Kristen; Samples, Jacquie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      This presentation describes North Carolina State University’s creation of an authority file for organization names within its electronic resources management system to enhance tracking and reporting capabilities. The ...
    • On the Leading Edge: Transforming Technical Services 

      Adlington, Janice (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      McMaster University Library aspires to be recognized as Canada’s most innovative. Over the past year, technical services has been transformed with staff taking on new roles. Come hear how we “make it work” with an ...
    • OpenRFP Procurement Webservice 

      Chvatal, Don (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      The web supports numerous eProcurement models. Think of buying a car at a dealership compared to profiling your transportation needs online. Either way you are going to get basic transportation but you also expect to buy ...
    • 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.