E-Serials Collection Management

E-Serials Collection Management

by Jim Cole, Wayne Jones, David C Fowler
     
 

ISBN-10: 0789017539

ISBN-13: 9780789017536

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This informative volume gives you an up-close look at the increasingly important role that electronic serials play in the overall library collection, today and in the future. It addresses many of the themes, problems, and questions raised by this fast-evolving medium, including e-journal publishing issues, troubleshooting, and accreditation issues, as well as…  See more details below

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This informative volume gives you an up-close look at the increasingly important role that electronic serials play in the overall library collection, today and in the future. It addresses many of the themes, problems, and questions raised by this fast-evolving medium, including e-journal publishing issues, troubleshooting, and accreditation issues, as well as e-reserves, e-books, and more. In E-Serials Collection Management: Transitions, Trends, and Technicalities, library professionals from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Australia discuss these issues, the problems they have faced, and the solutions they have developed for them.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789017536
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

  • About the Editor
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • List of Abbreviations
  • Chapter 1. Current Trends in Electronic Journal Publishing: An Agent’s Unique Insight into Pricing, Licensing, and Technological Aspects Based on Proximity to Publishers and Libraries
  • Introduction
  • Management Challenges Facing Libraries
  • The Requirement of a License
  • Pricing Models
  • Access Technologies
  • Alternative Publishing
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 2. To Use or Not to Use: The Benefits and Challenges of Using a Subscription Agent for Electronic Journals
  • The Benefits of Using a Subscription Agent
  • The Benefits of Using a Vendor/Publisher
  • The Benefits of Using a Third-Party Provider
  • The Challenges of Working with Subscription Agents
  • The Challenges of Working with Vendors/Publishers
  • The Challenges of Working with Third-Party Providers
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 3. Collection Development and Cataloging of Online Materials: What Libraries Are Doing Now
  • Introduction
  • Methodology
  • Results and Analysis
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix
  • Chapter 4. IP Ranges versus Passwords: The Pros, the Cons, and What’s in Between
  • Passwords
  • IP Access
  • IP and Password!
  • Password Advantages
  • Access Through Aggregators
  • Librarians Make a Difference
  • Future of Password and IP Access
  • Chapter 5. Consortia and Electronic Journals: An Overview
  • The Impetus to Cooperate
  • History of Cooperation and Consortia
  • Description of a Consortium: OhioLINK
  • Support for Consortia
  • Consortia: What Works
  • Consortia: E-Journal Problems
  • The Future of Consortial Arrangements
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 6. Usage Data: Issues and Challenges for Electronic Resource Collection Management
  • Introduction
  • Guidelines, Standards, and Initiatives Relating to Usage Data
  • Communication Between Libraries and Vendors
  • Can Libraries Collect Their Own Usage Data?
  • Key Use Measures for Vendor Statistics
  • Pitfalls of Usage Data
  • Putting the Data to Work: Using Usage Data in Academic Libraries
  • Collection and Dissemination of Usage Data
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 7. Case Study in Claiming/Troubleshooting E-Journals: UCLA’s Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
  • Background
  • University of California System
  • UCLA’s Library E-Resources Management
  • Organizational Structure for E-Resources Claiming/Troubleshooting
  • Categories of Troubleshooting Issues and Solutions
  • Using the Troubleshooting Screen
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 8. Electronic Reserve: A Future in Transition?
  • Introduction
  • Digitization at Deakin University
  • Copyright
  • General Comments
  • Aggregators
  • Changes in the Conception of a "Reserve" Collection
  • The Future?
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 9. E-Books After the Fall: A New Model
  • Definition
  • Background
  • The Future
  • The New Model
  • Libraries
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 10. Open Access and Retrieval: Liberating the Scholarly Literature
  • Budapest Open Access Initiative
  • New Generation Journals
  • Self-Archiving
  • EPrints
  • Open Archives Initiative
  • Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Self-Archiving
  • "The Future of Ideas"
  • Chapter 11. E-Serials and Regional Accreditation
  • Regional Accreditation’s Perspective on E-Serials
  • Southern Region
  • Western Region
  • Northwest Region
  • New England Region
  • Middle States Region
  • North Central Region
  • How Some Libraries Interpreted and Responded to Standards
  • Unresolved Issues Relating to E-Serials and Accreditation
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 12. Managing E-Resources: A Database Driven Approach
  • Introduction
  • LORA Public Interface
  • LORA Staff Interface
  • Implementation
  • Looking Ahead: Planned Additions
  • Conclusion
  • Chapter 13. Developing a Database for E-Journals That Improves Both Access and Management
  • Introduction and History
  • Cataloging Woes
  • The E-Journals Database
  • Conclusion
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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