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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Continuing Access to Electronic Resources 

      Beals, Nancy; Junus, Ranti; Rhodes, Sarah; Rupp, Nathan; Smith, Kelly (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Electronic resources are growing exponentially. Serials are only one example of this. Collection developers need firm criteria when they are thinking about moving their collection to an electronic environment. The ...
    • CORE: Cost of Resource Exchange 

      Aipperspach, Jeff; Koppel, Ted; Riding, Ed (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Libraries are beginning to purchase Electronic Resource Management systems to help them track the increasingly large percentage of their budgets allocated to electronic resources. However, ERM systems are not always ...
    • Developing Effective Scholarly Communication Advocates: A Case Study 

      Fuchs, Sara; Brannon, Pamela (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Presenters will share their experiences developing a scholarly communication training and outreach program for librarians at Georgia State University, as well as their initial experiences in working with faculty members ...
    • Discovering Value : Discovery Services and ERM Systems Together 

      Fleck, Nancy; Fons, Ted (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-19)
      Discovery services platforms have the potential to replace the OPAC and federated search engines as the primary search tool in libraries. Given their potential prominence in the discovery and delivery process, it is ...
    • 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 ...
    • E-Resources Usage Data: Apples to Oranges and Fixing Holes 

      Boston, George; Whang, Michael; Hogarth, Margaret; Schader, Barbara (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      This presentation is intended to illustrate how the Western Michigan University Libraries and the University of California, Riverside Libraries gather, store and access statistics, and how they are utilized to develop, ...
    • E-Resources: Enigma or Dilemma, or Both 

      Wilson, Thomas C. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-21)
    • Electronic Resources in a Next Generation Catalog 

      Robertson, Wendy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      The University of Iowa recently implemented Primo, a next generation catalog. We included not only our traditional MARC catalog, but our electronic resources database, A-Z list, materials in ContentDM and Libraries website. ...
    • 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 ...
    • eTracker: Improving Electronic Resources Management by Optimizing Your ILS 

      England, Deberah (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Increase efficiencies and gain control of troubleshooting calls and ongoing electronic resources maintenance by utilizing the Millennium Serials module as a tracking system. This system, "eTracker," provides not only a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Improving Information Distribution Through Standards 

      Carpenter, Todd (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Distribution of digital content would not be possible without standards. An increasing percentage of acquisitions budgets are earmarked to eResources and standardization of the ordering, access, and preservation processes ...