Recent Submissions

  • Preparing to Implement a Electronic Resources Management System, or Getting Your Ducks in a Row Before You Dive In 

    Davis, Susan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    Planning strategies for implementing an Electronic Resource Management System (ERM), including record structure, licensing, staffing levels, training and workflow based on the work done at the University at Buffalo with ...
  • Managing issues of information ownership in the digital environment: examining the ethical climate in libraries 

    Webber, Sheri (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    This study explores the ethical climate of libraries with a particular focus on issues of information ownership in the electronic resources management environment. Modified versions of Victor and Cullen’s ethical climate ...
  • The Electronic Resource Management Enigma: the Vendor Solution, the Homegrown Realities, and the Grey Areas of Practicality 

    Hattig, Natalee; Harrison, Johanna (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    This program will present information about electronic resource management at the Florida State University Libraries. Currently the FSU Libraries are implementing a vendor-based electronic resource management system. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • EBSCOhost Visual Search: Usability Test Results 

    Fagan, Jody Condit (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    This presentation features the results from eight formal usability tests of EBSCO’s new "visual search" and "traditional search" interfaces. Audio, video, and screen capture software, and pre- and post-test surveys were ...
  • Developing Web Database Applications 

    Dunlap, Isaac Hunter (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    Focusing on real-world library applications, this session will demonstrate how Open Source software (i.e. MySQL/PHP) can be used to efficiently and cost-effectively develop innovative content management systems, URL ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • Stacks on the Tracks: using Ruby On Rails to build more efficient, maintainable webbased library applications 

    Stearns, Chris (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    Ruby on Rails, is an open source web application framework written in Ruby that follows a Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture. It strives for simplicity and allowing real-world applications to be developed in less ...
  • 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, ...
  • Who Moved My E-Journal: Electronic Resources and Organizational Change 

    Walters, Tyler O.; McDonald, Robert H.; Raschke, Gregory K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2006-03-24)
    The enigma of electronic resources has brought a tidal wave of change to the academy. Research Libraries are at a crossroads that will see their networked infrastructure become the primary means of management, retrieval, ...