E-Journals Access and Management

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The proliferation of e-journals and their impact on library collections is tremendous. E-Journals Access and Management takes a comprehensive look at how e-journals have changed the library landscape and offers librarians strategies to better manage them. This useful resource provides a broad overview of the practical and theoretical issues associated with the management of electronic journals, and contains practical and illuminating case studies of problems faced and solutions found in individual libraries. Containing chapters by respected authorities on this dynamic topic of debate, E-Journals Access and Management presents vital information on a full range of issues dealing with electronic resource access and management, including bibliographic and web access, acquisitions, and licensing.

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'Jones's book is a must-read for all health librarians'—Thane Chambers, JCHLA Book Review

'E-JournalsAccess and Management is a welcome addition to library literature, and I am certain it will be used and referenced by a wide variety of library staff' — Thane Chambers, JCHLA Book Review

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Table of Contents

Pt. I The Digital Environment

Ch. 1 Electronic Resources: The New Frontier for Academic Libraries Kathleen Shearer Shearer, Kathleen 3

Ch. 2 Copyright, E-Journals, and Libraries: Points of Intersection Brett Waytuck Waytuck, Brett 13

Ch. 3 Open Access Journals: The Global Movement and Local Publishing Wayne Johnston Johnston, Wayne 25

Ch. 4 Preserving the Outputs of Scholarly Communication for the Long Term: A Review of Recent Developments in Digital Preservation for Electronic Journal Content Michael Day Day, Michael 39

Pt. II Licensing, Acquisition, and Collection

Ch. 5 Current Challenges in Licensing Negotiation: An Academic Library Perspective Joy Kirchner Kirchner, Joy 67

Ch. 6 Developing a Model License: A Canadian Consortium's Experience Scott Gillies Gillies, Scott Tony Horava Horava, Tony 91

Ch. 7 E-Journals, Budgets, and Collection Policies: Managing the Serials Stranglehold in Libraries Will Wakeling Wakeling, Will 119

Ch. 8 Redefining Service Roles in the E-Environment Rollo Turner Turner, Rollo 137

Ch. 9 Decline of Print Journals Tinker Massey Massey, Tinker 155

Ch. 10 The Collaborative Journey from Print to Electronic Karen Pifher Pifher, Karen 163

Ch. 11 When Print Doesn't Fade Christa Easton Easton, Christa 171

Pt. III Access - Cataloging, Metadata, and the Web

Ch. 12 Access Revolution: The Birth, Growth, and Supremacy of Electronic Journals As an Information Medium Norm Medeiros Medeiros, Norm 187

Ch. 13 E-Journals and the Development of Resource Description and Access Chris Oliver Oliver, Chris 201

Pt. IV Electronic Resource Management Systems

Ch. 14 The Need for Electronic Resource Management Systems inLibraries Stephanie H. Wical Wical, Stephanie H. 227

Ch. 15 Shopping in the ERM Aisle: Vendor and Open Source Offerings and Hints for the Busy Shopper Andrew Waller Waller, Andrew Helen Clarke Clarke, Helen 239

Ch. 16 Knowledgebase Maintenance and Its Impact on Electronic Access Tools Peter McCracken McCracken, Peter 253

Ch. 17 Electronic Resource Management Using a Vendor Product Janet Chisman Chisman, Janet John Webb Webb, John 267

Ch. 18 A Homegrown Contract Database Charlene N. Simser Simser, Charlene N. 277

Pt. V Staffing and Workflow

Ch. 19 E-Journal Workflow, Staffing, and Collaboration in Technical Services: A Taste for Coffee, a Tolerance for Ambiguity, and a Happy Ending Ladd Brown Brown, Ladd 289

Ch. 20 E-Journal Management in the Small Academic Library Krista M. Reichard Reichard, Krista M. Brent Alan Mai Mai, Brent Alan Judy Anderson Anderson, Judy 303

Pt. VI The Future

Ch. 21 Thoughts on the Future of E-Journal Management and Access Steve Oberg Oberg, Steve 319

Index 327

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