• The Canadian Federal e-Library 

      Miller-Gatenby, Katherine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      The Canadian Federal eLibrary is a recently initiated horizontal activity to provide access to key information resources to Canadian federal public servants, involving a number of libraries, representing a variety of ...
    • Collaborative Opportunities in Electronic Resource Management Using Emerging Web Technologies 

      Bartlett, Sarah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      To date, discourse around Library 2.0 has focused on interactivity with end-users. This paper examines the suitability of Web 2.0 principles and technologies to back office eResource management practices, identifying ...
    • Connecting with Students in their Digital World 

      Corson, Gerri; Gettys, Rebecca; Liss, Kenneth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      More than three dozen academic libraries have used a new tool called LibGuides to create new kinds of research guides with a 2.0 look and feel. Librarians from the University of South Carolina will show how LibGuides has ...
    • Consortial Networks and Publishers: Partnering in a Sea of Competition 

      Downing, Jeff; Martire, Chris; O'Doherty, Sean (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      It is no secret: libraries face daily and ever-increasing competition. Within this sea of competition, however, publishers and regionally-based consortial networks are forging partnerships. Attendees will hear from ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...