Managing Electronic Resources

Managing Electronic Resources

by Peter J. Webster

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843343684
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 08/22/2008
Series: Chandos Information Professional Series
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 0.54(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

About the Author

Peter M. Webster is Systems Librarian for the Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Canada.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Universal discovery and access to information
The library catalogue and the new role of distributed electronic content tools
Electronic content products – materials management and integration
The ILS and the challenges of electronic materials
Whither the OPAC: new models for the primary library search interface
Still too many search interfaces: Wrestling with old and new disintegrated applications
Innovative interfaces, new interfaces, search services, toolbars, lookups and widgets
End-to-end integration and a seamless user experience
Net size, bigger and better partnerships, and getting others to share the work
Library application services for information exchange services: More and less than web services
More elements of the integrated information environment
Conclusions
 

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