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    • 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.
    • 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, ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...