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A tremendous shift is taking place in libraries towards purchasing e-resources, with the bulk of materials spending being allocated to e-resources acquisition. Many libraries combine print and e-serials in one unit, but the different workflows for the two formats, combined with the different responsibilities associated with the management of the two formats, have caused challenges for conceptualizing that all "serials" work together. This book tackles the central issues with the concepts of the access and management of electronic resources. It highlights the different kinds of e-resources, from e-serials and e-books to databases and digital collections, that continue to bring new developments to a field that requires different systems and skills than those needed for print resources.

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Anne C. Elguindi is Director of Information Delivery Services at the American University Library in Washington, D.C., responsible for the Electronic Resources Management, Access Services, Cataloging Services, and Acquisitions units. 
 
Kari Schmidt is Electronic Resources Librarian and Head of the Electronic Resources Management Unit at the American University Library in Washington, D.C. 

Table of Contents

Emerging technical services models in the context of the past

Electronic resource management: staffing and workflow

Electronic resource management systems: implementation and transformation

Discovery systems, layers and tools, and the role of the electronic resource librarian

Academic library consortia and the evolving role of electronic resources and technology

Conclusion: e-books and the future of technical services

Product Details

ISBN:
9781843346685
Author:
Elguindi, Anne C.
Publisher:
Chandos Publishing
Author:
Schmidt, Kari
Author:
Elguindi, Anne
:
Schmidt, Kari
Subject:
Library & Information Science
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Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Chandos Information Professional Series
Publication Date:
20121031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
P
Language:
English
Pages:
228
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Computers and Internet » Internet » Web Publishing
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science » Administration and Management
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science » Collection Development
Reference » Science Reference » Technology

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