The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian

Author: George Stachokas

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 9780081029268

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 176

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The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian focuses on longstanding hurdles to the transition of libraries from print collections, to online information services, all from an Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) perspective. Problems covered include cost containment for electronic serials, web design, discovery, customer service, efficiency, and adapting organizations to the needs of contemporary users. The title considers the historical development of the ERL role, how the position emerged in North America in the 1990s, how it is represented within the organizational structure of academic libraries, and how the ERL role maps to technology, information services, and professional identity trends. Explores the changing role of the Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) Identifies long-term trends in Electronic Resource Management Recommends best practices for the ERL role in modern libraries Contextualizes the current ERL role in historical and current developments Maps the ERL role to trends in technology, information services and the shifting professional identity of academic librarians
Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information

Author: Mark Jacobs

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317994299

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 412

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Understand better how the role of ER librarian has changed through the years The advent of online information has not only changed tremendously the way that resources are stored and accessed, but has caused the evolution of the library and information science profession itself. Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles takes a comprehensive look at the position of electronic resources (ER) librarians, the other people who work with e-content, what training and skills are needed, the managing of e-resources, and what the proliferation of online information means for the future of libraries. Respected experts provide a timely broad-based analysis of the impact of the digital age on the profession, libraries, and the people in libraries who manage the information. Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles is a concise and informative signpost on the way the library profession has responded to the advent of the digital information age. This revealing volume explores where these professionals have gained their knowledge and skills, what initiatives they have undertaken and made manifest, how do or don’t e-resources fit in the scope of the traditional work that is performed in an academic library, and the latest issues encountered with the new format. The text is extensively referenced, includes figures to illustrate concepts, and tables to clearly present data. Topics discussed in Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles include: essential and preferred characteristics of electronic resources librarian the evolution of ER librarians’ duties the role of ER librarian in hybrid collections research on how well schools train ER librarians providing access to users with disabilities ER librarian role in corporate libraries altering workflows to accommodate the new electronic information format in academic libraries a comparison of the natures of print-based and online resources and the cataloging, maintenance, and access issues a review of the resources and tools that license practitioners use issues involving effective collaboration formal usability testing challenges in making the transition to digital factors affecting the handling of usage data the Government Printing Office’s dissemination of electronic government information and more! Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging Professional Roles is a valuable resource for librarians, administrators, educators, and students considering this aspect of librarianship as a profession.
Electronic Resources Librarianship

Author: Holly Talbott

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781538107317

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 194

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Electronic Resources Librarianship is a guide that will steer librarians through the intricacies of the daily e-resource grind while giving them the tools to handle even the most complex challenges. The book discusses project planning in an environment of continuous change, as well as advice on passing newly acquired e-resource knowledge to others.
Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management

Author: Alana Verminski

Publisher: American Library Association

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 251

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Recipient of the 2018 Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Outstanding Publication Award Whether it's networking with vendor reps or poring over data, the continually evolving field of electronic resources management (ERM) is always throwing something new your way. Alana Verminski and Kelly Marie Blanchat were once new on the job themselves, crossing over from research instruction and the vendor side of scholarly publishing. They share what they've learned along the way in this hands-on guide. Cutting through the complexity of a role that's changing rapidly, inside you'll find to-the-point advice on methods and tools that will help you stay on top of things, including coverage of such key topics as the full range of purchasing options, from Big Deals to unbundling to pay per view;conversation starters that will help build productive relationships with vendor reps;questions to ask vendors about accessibility;common clauses of licensing agreements and what they mean;understanding the four types of authentication;using a triage approach to troubleshooting hitches in accessing articles;conducting an overlap analysis to evaluate new content;the basic principles of usage statistics, and four ways to use COUNTER reports when evaluating renewals;tips for activating targets in your knowledge base;five steps to developing an effective marketing plan; andhow to master the lingo, with clear explanations of jargon, important terms, and acronyms. This guide to ERM fundamentals will prove invaluable, both as a primer for those preparing to enter the field as well as a ready reference for current practitioners.
Electronic Resources in the Virtual Learning Environment

Author: Jane Secker

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 9781780630700

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 192

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This book covers the key current topic of electronic library resources and learning in the digital age. The book begins by outlining the changing ‘information environment’ in which librarians now work. It then goes on to discuss: the development of e-learning as a concept and the impact this is having on the further and higher education sector; the changing role of the librarian in supporting online learning; the technical problems associated with connecting up library systems; the copyright and licensing of electronic resources in a digital environment; and, finally the book offers tips for librarians when becoming involved in such initiatives. Examines the wealth of electronic library resources Examines the development of e-learning/online learning Considers the role of the librarian in supporting e-learning / online learning
Digital Libraries: People, Knowledge, and Technology

Author: International Conference on Asian Digital Libraries

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540002611

Category: Computers

Page: 552

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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Asian Digitial Libraries, ICADL 2002, held in Singapore in December 2002. The 34 revised full papers, 20 revised short papers, and 14 posters presented together with 7 invited papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 170 submissions. The papers are organized in sections on information retrieval, multimedia digital libraries, data mining in digital libraries, special purpose digital libraries, digital library services, digital libraries for community building, information retrieval and Asian languages, building and using digital libraries, metadata issues, algorithms and protocols, human-computer interaction, and digital library infrastructure.
Managing Digital Resources in Libraries

Author: Linda S Katz

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136772948

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 206

View: 720

Advice from the experts—on collecting and managing the digital resources that are an increasingly vital part of librarianship! Managing Digital Resources in Libraries is a practical guide to managing library materials in digital formats. Working librarians share their expertise in the acquisition and management of digital resources, addressing questions of licensing, funding, and providing access. The contributors also examine innovative projects and systems, such as the integration of PDA-accessible resources into a library collection and the development of all-digital libraries. You’ll also find supplementary reading lists and bibliographies of additional resources, including relevant Web sites. Addressing the challenges of and barriers to the preservation and dissemination of electronic information, Managing Digital Resources in Libraries explores vital questions, such as: How are librarians coping with digital resources? How do they compare and select titles and formats to purchase? How do they allocate limited funds—to lease or to purchase high-priced electronic titles? Does consortium membership provide the answer to funding problems, or does it force librarians to pay for content their users neither want nor need? Is MARC still an appropriate format for cataloging? How can librarians make themselves familiar with the multitude of available resources? Managing Digital Resources in Libraries will update your working knowledge of: online resources open archives—their uses and their history the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the First Sale Doctrine, and the Fair Use Doctrine—and their implications for librarians e-journal cataloging and e-journal management software electronic collection development and management personal digital assistants digital licensing agreements electronic searching systems, including [email protected], Electronic Journal Finder, Pirate Source, OPAC, and cold fusion databases
The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian

Author: George Stachokas

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 008102925X

Category: Cataloging of electronic information resources

Page: 176

View: 704

The Role of the Electronic Resources Librarian focuses on longstanding hurdles to the transition of libraries from print collections, to online information services, all from an Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) perspective. Problems covered include cost containment for electronic serials, web design, discovery, customer service, efficiency, and adapting organizations to the needs of contemporary users. The title considers the historical development of the ERL role, how the position emerged in North America in the 1990s, how it is represented within the organizational structure of academic libraries, and how the ERL role maps to technology, information services, and professional identity trends. Explores the changing role of the Electronic Resources Librarian (ERL) Identifies long-term trends in Electronic Resource Management Recommends best practices for the ERL role in modern libraries Contextualizes the current ERL role in historical and current developments Maps the ERL role to trends in technology, information services and the shifting professional identity of academic librarians
Libraries and Electronic Resources

Author: Pamela Higgins

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0789017296

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 229

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Keep your library a step ahead in the changing world of information technology! As the Internet adds new dimensions to the relationship between information and user, digital libraries face new challenges in managing electronic resources. Libraries and Electronic Resources: New Partnerships, New Practices, New Perspectives addresses challenges and new roles for libraries in creating innovative models of scholarly communication, establishing standards for e-book publishing, influencing consortial site licensing on a global basis, and enhancing access to digital collections. This practical guide highlights current trends in e-resource management, focusing on economic, information, and publishing issues, and provides valuable information on the new roles libraries (and librarians) will play in the digital age. This vital book contains information on: the evolution of relationships between university presses and research libraries how the commercialization of scholarly publishing is at the center of the economic problems faced by libraries California Digital Library?s eScholarship program, which fosters faculty-led innovation in the scholarly publishing Project Euclid, a joint electronic publishing initiative of Cornell University Libraries and Duke University Press content standards for electronic books publishing global consortial activities in the area of site licenses for electronic resources new roles for librarians in creating digital libraries of instructional resources The successful digital library will be one that keeps pace with the ever-changing world of information technology. Library professionals must stay up to speed in adopting new models, working in tandem with educators to re-define the learning process to incorporate electronic publishing and resources. Libraries and Electronic Resources: New Partnerships, New Practices, New Perspectives is an essential guide to the Internet’s impact on e-resources management--past, present, and future.
Electronic Resources

Author: Hemalata Iyer

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0789003724

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

View: 340

A handbook for library scientists learning the ropes in the new arena of online and other electronic resources. Seven contributions look at topics such as the retrieval power of selected search engines, visual maps of the World Wide Web, a simulation study of search tactics of Web users, geographic information systems in library reference, managing reference services in the electronic age, and patron attitudes toward computerized and print resources. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR