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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Name Game: Creating Organization Name Authority Within an ERM 

      Blake, Kristen; Samples, Jacquie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      This presentation describes North Carolina State University’s creation of an authority file for organization names within its electronic resources management system to enhance tracking and reporting capabilities. 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • The Usage Data Big Picture: A Look at the Collection Analysis Tools and Usage Standards Currently Available, and the Important Questions Still Surrounding Usage Data 

      Stamison, Christine; Mouw, James; Cohn, Kevin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      The availability and application of online usage data continues to grow. Usage statistics are now considered a crucial tool in collection analysis. Yet usage data is not the only measure of value and important questions ...
    • Why Unlock Your Link Resolver’s "Black Box"? The Answer Lies In Your Strategic Plan 

      Brooks-Kieffer, Jamene (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Libraries can encourage organizational change by training employees to explore their link resolver's "black box" qualities. K-State Libraries’ SFX administrator created a series of classes for all interested staff to ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Matter of Semantics? : Intelligence, Open Data, and the Future of ERM 

      Blackburn, Jonathan; Hall, Mason R. K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      What would it mean if all electronic resource systems and discovery tools drew their underlying knowledgebase from a common repository of eResource metadata maintained cooperatively by the library community? This presentation ...
    • 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 ...
    • So Many Ways to Get There 

      Buschman, Mike (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Users want to access original content quickly and reliably from wherever they choose to start. Mike Buschman, Client Services Manager for IEEE, will discuss the different technologies and services, created by librarians, ...
    • Making the Most of E-Journal Usage Data 

      Baker, Gayle; Read, Eleanor; Manoff, Maribeth (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Libraries with collections of electronic journals receive vendor-supplied usage reports on a regular basis. Some also obtain data from local sources such as link resolvers. This presentation will discuss how these data ...
    • User-Centered Technical Support of E-resources 

      Wessel, Sarah E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      Technical support requires many areas of the library to communicate and collaborate to ensure the best resolution to the users' needs and their effective use of electronic resources. Organizational structure and procedures ...
    • 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, ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Inexorable March to Online Only Journal Subscriptions: Varied Criteria, Unexpected Ramifications, and Coping Strategies 

      Smith, Kelly; Thompson, Pat (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      There is not a “one size fits all” approach to shifting journal collections from print to online only, nor are there existing “best practices” for tackling this problem. The presenters will address criteria used by different ...
    • 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 ...
    • A Think Tank on the Future of eBooks 

      Baker, Gayle; Highsmith, Cheryl; Ryan, Christine (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-03-20)
      A panel, comprised of well-respected electronic resource librarians, will discuss successful innovations for libraries with regards to eBooks. The panel will address the present practices and resources available today while ...