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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 ...
    • Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference Program: March 18-March 21, 2008 

      Unknown author (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
    • ERIC and the WorldCat Registry 

      Henry, Lawrence B., III; White, Joanna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      ERIC (http://eric.ed.gov) 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • There's no catalog ... like no catalog 

      Coyle, Karen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
    • 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 ...