Electronic resource management : practical perspectives in a new technical services model / Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt.

Elguindi, Anne C.
Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2012.
1 online resource (229 p.)
1st edition
Chandos Information Professional Series
Chandos information professional series

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Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources.
Digital libraries -- Management.
Electronic information resources -- Management.
Electronic books.
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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
Cover; Electronic Resource Management: Practical perspectives in a newtechnical services model; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Preface; Where we are coming from; In conclusion; About the authors; 1 Emerging technical services models in the context of the past; Changes felt throughout technical services; From ownership to access; Blurring technical and public services; Automation as a trigger for downsizing; Lost opportunities; Organizational change as a mark of innovation
The first wave: accommodating electronic resources in a print-centric structureThe second wave: reorganizing to support the growth of electronic resources; Beginnings of the third wave: holistic electronic resource management; Learning from library automation; The role of sharing; The third wave: new organizational models; Preparing for the third wave; Case studies; References; 2 Electronic resource management: staffing and workflow; Serials librarianship shifts electronic; Electronic resource librarians: the public face of technical services; Workflow models: distribution or centralization
Defining electronic resource management and the role of new systemsBeyond electronic resource management; The present state of staffing; Conclusion; Case studies; References; 3 Electronic resource management systems: implementation and transformation; ERMS development triggered by the Digital Library Federation; ERMS implementations; Challenges; The standards problem; A new paradigm: resource management; Resource management in the cloud; Applying resource management to academic libraries; Resource management as a catalyst for change within libraries; Conclusion; Case studies; References
4 Discovery systems, layers and tools, and the role of the electronic resources librarianThe evolution of the language of discovery; The OPAC; Catalog overlays; Federated searching; Web-scale discovery; Themes of future development; The role of technical services; Discovery in a broader context; Case studies; References; 5 Academic library consortia and the evolving role of electronic resources and technology; A brief history; Buying together = saving money together; Usage statistics; Information technology and consortia; Electronic resources management; Sharing expertise
Speaking together for greater influencePredictions on future trends; Conclusion; Case studies; References; 6 Conclusion: e-books and the future of technical services; Defining the e-book; E-readers; E-book aggregators; Publisher-direct e-books; User preference; E-books as a different reading experience; E-books in the academic environment; Digital rights management; The e-book acquisitions workflow and its placement within technical services; The effect on the library as a whole; Conclusion; References; Index
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Schmidt, Kari.