the role of the electronic resources librarian

The Role Of The Electronic Resources Librarian
Author: George Stachokas
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Release Date: 2019-10-12
Pages: 176
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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 Resource Management In Libraries  Research And Practice
Author: Yu, Holly
Publisher: IGI Global
Release Date: 2008-02-28
Pages: 440
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A pronounced move from print subscriptions to electronic resources in all types of libraries has fundamentally impacted the library and its users. With the influx of resources such as e-journals; e-books; index, abstract, and/or full-text databases; aggregated databases; and others, the shift to electronic resources is rapidly changing library operational and organizational procedures. Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, methods, theories, and challenges connected with the provision of electronic resources in libraries, with emphasis on strategic planning, operational guidelines, and practices. This book primarily focuses on management practices of the life-cycle of commercially acquired electronic resources from selection and ordering to cataloging, Web presentation, user support, usage evaluation, and more.

Electronic Resources Librarianship And Management Of Digital Information
Author: Mark Jacobs
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-10-18
Pages: 412
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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
Release Date: 2018-08-31
Pages: 194
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

Digital Disruption And Electronic Resource Management In Libraries
Author: Nihar K. Dr. Patra
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Release Date: 2017-03-28
Pages: 178
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Digital Disruption and Electronic Resource Management in Libraries identifies issues in the management of e-resources. The paradigm shift from Electronic Resources to Electronic Resource Management (ERM) has meant significant change for libraries and their users. One of the most important functions of a library is to provide information in electronic format. Libraries provide access to a wide variety of resources. A major challenge for libraries and librarians is therefore the management of this diversity of e-resources. ERM has emerged in this context. This book gives theoretical and practical information to assist librarians with ERM. It discusses broad trends and specific topics in the current landscape. It is devoted to theory, history, lifecycle, ERM systems, and the management of e-resources. Presents current theory and practice of Electronic Resource Management (ERM) Offers comprehensive coverage of ERM, including lifecycle, systems, standards Includes case studies for ERM Provides an international perspective on this critical topic

Fundamentals Of Electronic Resources Management
Author: Alana Verminski
Publisher: American Library Association
Release Date: 2017
Pages: 251
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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 Management In The Academic Library  A Professional Guide
Author: Karin Wikoff
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2011-11-18
Pages: 137
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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For academic libraries, this highly readable book provides the practical information needed to get started managing electronic resources throughout their life cycle.

Expectations Of Librarians In The 21st Century
Author: Karl Bridges
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Release Date: 2003
Pages: 235
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This collection of 50 essays elucidates the many facets of modern librarianship and what is expected of today's librarians.

A Day In The Life
Author: Priscilla K. Shontz
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
Release Date: 2007
Pages: 443
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Presents descriptions of job responsibilities, education and training, and a typical workday for different types of librarians working in public, academic, school, and special libraries, as well as in jobs for library vendors, publishers, and library associations.

Licensing And Managing Electronic Resources
Author: Becky Albitz
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Release Date: 2008-08-14
Pages: 204
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Libraries are licensing information resources in greater numbers then ever before.In order to negotiate and manage an ever-increasing number of licenses, libraries are either establishing Electronic Resource (ER) Librarian positions, or have been assigning these responsibilities to current staff. In both cases, few resources are available to acclimate new ER librarians to the diverse responsibilities associated with their position. An introduction and practical guide to the standard responsibilities ER librarians address daily. These include: knowing the rights libraries have as consumers of information under United States copyright law, understanding licensing terms and conditions, negotiating licenses to support the specific needs of the subscribing institution, and managing these resources once subscribed. Although every college and university is different, this book provides a framework within which the new ER librarian can learn the basics behind negotiating and managing their information resources effectively. Offers practical advice for the new electronic resources librarian Easy for the lay-person to understand Useful as a reference to specific terms, concepts, and issues related to electronic resource licensing

The ABCs Of ERM  Demystifying Electronic Resource Management For Public And Academic Librarians
Author: Jessica Zellers
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2018-01-22
Pages: 244
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The ever-shifting landscape of electronic resources challenges even the most tech-savvy information professionals. Now, however, you can surmount those challenges, with the solid backing offered in this practical book. • Helps librarians grapple with areas with which they may not be familiar through clear, workable explanations • Serves as an at-a-glance reference for quick answers to questions about electronic resources • Engages readers and provides practitioners a good overview of the topic and references for further reading

Guide To Electronic Resource Management
Author: Sheri V. T. Ross
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Release Date: 2016-02-22
Pages: 159
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This primer offers a thorough introduction to electronic resource management for librarians with little or no knowledge of these specialized materials. • Presents practical information through an easy-to-follow progression of concepts • Introduces readers to the standards, systems, and structures in place for the effective management of electronic resources • Features information on standards development, new product assessment, and idea exchange for both novice and experienced librarians • Includes a section on preserving and archiving digital materials

Libraries And Electronic Resources
Author: Pamela Higgins
Publisher: Haworth Press
Release Date: 2001
Pages: 229
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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.

The New Academic Librarian
Author: Rebeca Peacock
Publisher: McFarland
Release Date: 2014-01-23
Pages: 212
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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The new essays on today’s academic librarians examine above all their functions and responsibilities—since these have greatly changed just in recent years, especially in matters of technology. These librarians/essayists step away from yesterday’s stereotypes and explain at length their new roles. From digital resources and special collections, to web development and new outreach initiatives, the topics covered by the essays in this book will reassure new librarians and stimulate prospective librarians as they realize the enhanced and varied positions that are available in the 21st century academic library.

The Concept Of Electronic Resource Usage And Libraries
Author: Rachel Anne Fleming-May
Publisher: Amer Library Assn
Release Date: 2010
Pages: 35
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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In the new issue of Library Technology Reports, Jill E. Grogg and Rachel A. Fleming-May present a review of the state of the art of electronic resources use measurement, highlighting the importance of presenting clear and meaningful measurement of electronic resources use in research, assessment, and standards creation. They explore the nature of current standards, tools, and initiatives for measuring and reporting electronic resources usage.

Marketing Your Library S Electronic Resources
Author: Marie R. Kennedy
Publisher: American Library Association
Release Date: 2017-10-05
Pages:
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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When front line librarians improve awareness of under-utilized resources, thereby increasing demand for more of the same, it can also encourage increased funding for the library. This book's flexible, step-by-step layout makes it an ideal resource for a wide range of learning styles, institutional environments, and levels of marketing experience.

Electronic Resources In The Virtual Learning Environment
Author: Jane Secker
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2004-10-31
Pages: 192
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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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

Electronic Resources And Collection Development
Author: Sul H. Lee
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2019-12-20
Pages: 132
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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This book, first published in 2002, examines how the transition to electronic resources in academic libraries has impacted traditional collection development policies and practices. Nine acclaimed librarians present their perspectives on the growing trend toward digital materials acquisition that is tipping the scales in favour of ‘access’ in the ‘ownership vs. access’ debate. The book provides insights on the use of electronic resources in major research libraries from data collection by JSTOR, a leading provider of digital resources to academic libraries. A rich and diverse collection of theory, opinion, and observation, it offers a unique understanding of how libraries are meeting the challenge of reshaping their collection development programs with electronic resources—a process that is quickly gaining momentum. Contributors are divided in their beliefs on whether a balance is still possible between print materials and electronic resources in academic libraries.

Electronic Resource Management
Author: Anne Elguindi
Publisher: Elsevier
Release Date: 2012-10-09
Pages: 228
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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A significant shift is taking place in libraries, with the purchase of e-resources accounting for the bulk of materials spending. Electronic Resource Management makes the case that technical services workflows need to make a corresponding shift toward e-centric models and highlights the increasing variety of e-formats that are forcing new developments in the field. Six chapters cover key topics, including: technical services models, both past and emerging; staffing and workflow in electronic resource management; implementation and transformation of electronic resource management systems; the role of the electronic resource librarian in discovery systems, layers and tools; and academic library consortia and the evolving role of electronic resources and technology. The leading chapters include case studies from around the world, and a concluding chapter focuses on the disruptive nature of e-books and how broad adoption of this format is emerging as the tipping point towards holistic ‘resource management’, where separate technical services processes for print and electronic resources are finally merged. An emphasis on ‘access’ within the new technical services model Focuses on the unique attributes of electronic resource management that are distinct from traditional print serials workflows Covers consortia and how membership affects electronic resource management workflows, priorities, and technical processes

Marketing And Promoting Electronic Resources
Author: Eleonora I. Dubicki
Publisher: Routledge
Release Date: 2013-10-18
Pages: 206
ISBN:
Available Language: English, Spanish, And French
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Technological advances allow libraries to more readily serve patrons’ needs. But how can a librarian effectively communicate what services libraries offer? Marketing and Promoting Electronic Resources: Creating the E-Buzz! explains the foundations of marketing and promotion, focusing on practical and creative techniques that have worked in academic, public, and special libraries. Respected authorities from various libraries offer their insights and advice for effective marketing strategies for electronic resources such as e-serials, databases, and e-books, helping library patrons to better understand the resources now available to them. This book provides librarians with practical suggestions on how to best let their patrons know about the available e-resources and instruct them on how to use them effectively. Librarians in any type of library setting, even if previously unschooled in marketing campaigns, can find fresh ideas to apply in their own setting. This invaluable tool discusses in detail how to develop a marketing plan, create and finance a promotional campaign, and how to use new technologies to reach out to your library patrons in the most effective way to promote your e-resources. This material was published as a special issue of The Serials Librarian.