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ISBN 9781138801165
Published May 30, 2014 by Routledge
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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.

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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'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