Creating an Organizational Structure and Process to Manage Electronic Serials Collections

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dc.contributor.author Yurochko, Carmel
dc.contributor.author Nolfi, David A.
dc.contributor.author Ballock, Tracie J.
dc.date.accessioned 2006-06-07T16:54:29Z
dc.date.available 2006-06-07T16:54:29Z
dc.date.issued 2006-03-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/10400
dc.description Carmel Yurochko is the Serials/Electronic Resources Librarian in the Gumberg Library at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Carmel joined the Gumberg staff in 1985 and has spent 20 years working with serials in a variety of formats. Most recently she has been involved in the implementation of the ExLibris product, SFX and its accompanying MARC records. Carmel received a B.A. in Psychology from Duquesne University and an M.L.I.S. from the University of Pittsburgh and is a member of ALA and NASIG. David Nolfi is the Health Sciences Librarian at Duquesne University’s Gumberg Library. He earned a masters in library science from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences. Upon completing his graduate work he served as a medical librarian and assisted in planning and marketing continuing medical education activities at The Washington Hospital in Washington, Pennsylvania. He accepted the newly created “Health Sciences Librarian” position at Duquesne University. In that role, he works closely with students and faculty in the Schools of Health Sciences, Nursing, and Pharmacy as well as the Forensic Science and Law program. His responsibilities include collection development, information literacy, and research assistance for all health sciences researchers. As a member of the Gumberg Library Reference Department and instruction team, he participated in the creation of a mandatory one credit information literacy class for all freshmen entering Duquesne. In addition to co-writing the course’s online text, he continues to teach four sections of the class every fall. Tracie J. Ballock, who cannot attend due to a maternity leave, is the third co-author. en
dc.description.abstract 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, reference, and information technology librarians. The committee worked to reevaluate all current electronic resource subscriptions, especially electronic journals, and to include faculty in the decision making process. en
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dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en
dc.subject Organizational change en
dc.subject Collaboration
dc.subject Negotiations with vendors
dc.subject Electronic subscriptions
dc.subject Faculty review of resources
dc.subject Usage data
dc.title Creating an Organizational Structure and Process to Manage Electronic Serials Collections en
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dc.contributor.corporatename Duquesne University


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