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    • Providing Access to Electronic Resources and Meeting User Expectations 

      Hartle, Diana; Pereira, Monica (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Two University of Georgia librarians describe the process used for adding electronic resources to GALILEO, as well as the communication mechanism employed to report changes to and problems with these resources.
    • Delivering E-Resources with LibX 

      Bailey, Annette (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      LibX ( is a Firefox extension that supports direct access to electronic and print library resources, including access to the OPAC, OpenURL resolver, off-campus proxy and databases. LibX is a ‘swiss-army-knife’ ...
    • Federated Search: What’s It All About? 

      Pouncey, Christine; Linoski, Alexis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Two academic librarians share their exploration into the world of Federated Searching. From a literature review to some hands-on testing, they give their take on what is currently available, what works and what doesn't, ...
    • 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 ...
    • Preparing for an Electronic Resources Management System, Part I: Conquering Entropy 

      Hogarth, Margaret (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      Preparing for an ERMS requires extensive planning and coordination of departments, workflow, resources, information, record-keeping systems, and relationships. Clean data, process analysis, and frank evaluation help the ...
    • Captivate your audience through multimedia 

      Magolis, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
      This workshop will introduce participants to the latest technology in multimedia creation by Macromedia- Captivate. This software enables the designer to produce authoritative demonstrations, simulations, and presentations ...
    • Usage Statistics for Serials Decision-Making 

      Belvadi, Melissa; Schufreider, Bob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      This session has two parts. The first part will discuss the trials and tribulations of the current library wrestling with how to collect, consolidate and prepare a thoughtful analysis of their usage data from their ...
    • How agents are collaborating in industry partnerships to drive standards, transparency and efficiency in the e-world 

      Ernst, Ezra T. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Library needs are far more complex due to the migration to electronic content. This complexity is compounded by a lack of overall standards and consistency. Our program will look at how agents are using their unique ...
    • Creating an Organizational Structure and Process to Manage Electronic Serials Collections 

      Yurochko, Carmel; Nolfi, David A.; Ballock, Tracie J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Faced with nearly a million dollar annual electronic resources budget, the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University formed an Electronic Resources Review Committee (ERRC) in January 2005 which included technical services, ...
    • Google Print in Academic Libraries: Readiness to Adopt and Potential Impact on Operations and Services 

      Hollingsworth, Jaena (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      This presentation will discuss Google’s Library Print Project, an effort to digitize the collections of five major libraries. Information will be provided on the basics of Google Print, along with some potential strengths ...
    • Providing Access to Electronic Journals in Academic Libraries 

      O’Hara, Lisa (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Practices and procedures for providing access to electronic journals have changed in the relatively short time that they have been handled in libraries. This presentation will discuss some of those changes, examine how ...
    • The Changing Information World or If We are Truly at the Center It will be Okay if the World Turns Upside Down 

      MacEwan, Bonnie J. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Recording of the closing keynote, as well as followup discussion and comments
    • Managing Digital Assets: Planning the Digital Future of NIST 

      Makar, Susan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      The Information Services Division (ISD) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is currently studying its needs for managing all aspects of its existing and future digital content. A team of staff ...
    • Facilitated Discussion on Archiving eResources 

      Imre, Andrea (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      Archiving electronic journals remains an unresolved issue as we move toward predominantly electronic collections. Is it reasonable to say that we get access to content but not ownership with electronic subscriptions? Who ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing our E-resources Licenses: License Expression Standards 

      Robertson, Nathan D. M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-25)
      DLF's Electronic Resource Management Initiative (ERMI) indicated a need for standardization of e-resource license terms and administrative details. This will facilitate licensing communication among libraries and their ...
    • Referral Marketing Campaigns: 'Slashdotting' Digital Library Resources 

      Buczynski, James Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Word-of-Mouth referrals via face-to-face, telephone, email, blogs, and websites is how YouTube, FlickR, MySpace, BoingBoing and others became successful as measured by traffic to their sites. When was the last time you ...
    • the Vision of a Swiss Digital Library 

      Boutsiouci, Pascalia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      A proposed four-year national program (2008-2011),, aims at improving access to scientific information for all potential patrons in Switzerland. The strategic goals of can be summarized briefly as follows: ...
    • Institutional Identifiers in the Journal Supply Chain 

      Chvatal, Don (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Current codes and identifiers for institutions (e.g., ISIL, SAN, DOI, MARC) are inadequate for providing metadata and linkage between institutional components of the journal supply chain. Ringgold, Inc. is collaborating ...
    • Beyond Proof of Concept: Social Software 

      Hall, Mason R. K.; Stewart-Marshall, Zoe (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Using two case studies - the use of wikis in the Cornell University Libraries, and the use of wikis and other social software at Florida State University - Zoe Stewart-Marshall of Cornell University Libraries and Mason ...