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Title Electronic resource management : practical perspectives in a new technical services model / Anne C. Elguindi and Kari Schmidt.
Imprint Oxford : Chandos, 2012.


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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 203 pages)
Series Chandos information professional series
Chandos information professional series.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources.
Digital libraries -- Management.
Electronic information resources -- Management.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents 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 structure -- The 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 -- 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 systems -- Beyond electronic resource management -- The present state of staffing -- Conclusion -- Case studies -- References -- 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 -- Discovery systems, layers and tools, and the role of the electronic resource librarian -- The 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 -- 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 resource management -- Sharing expertise -- Speaking together for greater influence -- Predictions on future trends -- Conclusion -- Case studies -- References -- 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.
Summary 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.
Other Author Schmidt, Kari, 1973-
Other Title Print version: Elguindi, Anne C. Electronic resource management 9781843346685