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.
Table of Contents
The Digital Environment Electronic Resources: The New Frontier for Academic Libraries Kathleen Shearer Copyright, Ejournals, and Libraries: Points of Intersection Brett Waytuck Open Access Journals: The Global Movement and Local Publishing Wayne Johnston Preserving the Outputs of Scholarly Communication for the Long Term; A Review of Recent Developments in Digital Preservation for Electronic Journal Content Michael Day Licensing, Acquistion, and Collections Current Challenges in Licensing Negotiation: An Academic Library Perspective Joy Kirchner Developing a Model License: A Canadian Consortium’s Experience Scott Gillies and Tony Horava Ejournals, Budgets, and Collection Policies: Managing the Serials Stranglehold in Libraries Will Wakeling Redefining Service Roles in the E-environment Rollo Turner Decline of Print Journals Tinker Massey The Collaborative Journey from Print to Electronic Karen Pifher When Print Doesn’t Fade Christa Easton Access: Cataloging, Metadata, and the Web Access Revolution: The Birth, Growth, and Supremacy of Electronic Journals as an Information Medium Norm Medeiros RDA and Ejournals Chris Oliver Electronic Resource Management SystemsThe Need for Electronic Resource Management Systems in Libraries Stephanie H. Wical Shopping in the ERM Aisle: Vendor and Open Source Offerings and Hints for the Busy Shopper Andrew Waller and Helen Clarke Knowledgebase Maintenance and Its Impact on Electronic Access Tools Peter McCracken Electronic Resource Management Using a Vendor Product Janet Chisman and John Webb A Homegrown Contract Database Charlene N. Simser Staffing and Workflow Ejournal Workflow, Staffing, and Collaboration in Technical Services: A Taste for Coffee, a Tolerance for Ambiguity, and a Happy Ending Ladd Brown Ejournal Management in the Small Academic Library Krista M. Reichard, Brent Alan Mai, and Judy Anderson The Future Thoughts on the Future of Ejournal Management and Access Steve Oberg About the Authors Index Reference Notes Included
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'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