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    • Addressing Organizational Change: the Role of Online Continuing Distance Learning in Libraries 

      Lawson, Cheryl (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      This presentation explores the benefits of online continuing distance learning in public libraries. The presentation is helpful to librarians and library staff in addressing organizational change. Topics include the ...
    • Alternatives to Licensing: Re-Imagining Agreement 

      Luther, Judy; Lamoureux, Selden Durgom (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      License agreements for online resources have become the norm, but are they necessary for publishers? For libraries? In this session we'll discuss alternatives to license agreements and talk about the initiative to create ...
    • An Analysis of Seven Metadata Creation Guidelines: Issues and Implications 

      Park, Jung-ran; Lu, Caime (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
    • Automating Retrieval and Reporting of Database Usage Statistics for a Consortium 

      Campbell, Susan B.; McGill, Jim (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      College Center for Library Automation is developing an automated vendor statistics system (AVS) to automate retrieval and reporting of usage statistics for Florida’s 28 community colleges. Early tests of the AVS suggest ...
    • 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 ...
    • Busier Than Ever: Rethinking Reference Statistics For The Digital Age 

      Welch, Jeanie M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      Reference service has evolved in the digital age to include email, live chat, and Web pages. This had led to a need to include these new means of providing service into the statistical reporting of reference activity. As ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • CD-ROM Redigitization Project (CDRiP) 

      Dekker, Harrison (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      The CDRiP began with with a fairly narrow goal, to leverage low cost disk storage and create an improved framework for storing, finding and using numeric data published in CD and DVD format. A further goal was to employ ...
    • The Challenges and Opportunities for Cataloging in Today's Changing Metadata Environment 

      Chen, Sandy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      What are the challenges and opportunities for cataloging and authority control in today’s library environment? Given the size of growing collections with diverse materials and a variety of metadata schemes, how can catalogers ...
    • 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
    • Collaboration, Cultural Resources & Digital Projects – The Texas Tides Program 

      Clarke, Susan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      The electronic aspects of coordinating the collaboration of the many partners of this project will be highlighted. The Texas Tides Community Wiki was set up as a primary collaboration tool to provide a forum for our partner ...
    • Collaboration: Meeting the Library User's Needs in a Digital Environment 

      Boston, George; Hayward, Julie; Sachs, Dianna; Whang, Michael (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      Providing access to electronic resources entails several factors. After the decision to provide an electronic resource is made and the license agreement is negotiated and signed, the technical aspects of providing access ...
    • The Collaborative Journey from Print to Electronic: A Case Study 

      Pifher, Karen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-23)
      While there is significant research available for use in selecting and managing electronic resources and transitioning from print to electronic, there is little published describing processes or procedures used when ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Collaborative, Criteria-Based Approach for Electronic Resource Purchase and Renewals 

      Bordeaux, Abigail; McManus, Alesia (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-22)
      Binghamton University Libraries developed a collaborative, criteria-based approach to support electronic resources renewal decisions and to develop and prioritize a wish list of needed resources. In light of a flat collections ...
    • 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 ...
    • Conquering E-Resource Document Delivery Rights by Using Your Link Resolver 

      Erhardt, Allison; Bruneau, Evelyn (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-24)
      As the University of Manitoba Libraries (UML) collection of electronic journals rapidly increased it became evident that we needed a way to distribute Document Delivery license restrictions to designated library staff. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Containing the E-resources Explosion 

      Duncan, Cheri (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007-02-23)
      James Madison Universities e-resources have increased exponentially each year since the Libraries began acquiring electronic journals in 1997. To accommodate this explosion, the JMU Libraries is constantly revising workflow, ...