Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals is a collection of essays from the leading authorities on print-to-e-resource transition – from library institutions of all sizes and levels of funding. This book will help librarians and information professionals to design, implement, and manage solutions to effectively provide online access to e-journals and e-resources. Special topics discussed include reconfiguring acquisition models, electronic resource management (ERM) systems, skill sets necessary for e-resource management, efficiency enhancement, and current trends and initiatives in licensing. In addition, the wide range of articles included in Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources: A Guide for Library and Information Professionals, will aid librarians in navigating the problems of changing formats, staffing issues, workflow approaches, and new and interrelated tools used to manage and provide access.
Part One: Evolving Collections Chapter 1. Budgeting and Acquisition Elizabeth S. Burnette Chapter 2. Criteria for Selecting and Evaluating Electronic Resources Christine L. Ferguson Chapter 3. Preservation Concerns in the E-resource Environment Jennifer Watson Chapter 4. Case Study: Evolving Purchasing and Collection Models for Serials Hilary Davis Part Two: Evolving Staff and Partnerships Chapter 5. Collaborative Library-wide Partnerships: Managing Electronic Resources Through Learning and Adaptation Joan Conger and Bonnie Tijerina Chapter 6. Staffing Trends and Issues in Electronic Resource Management Maria D. D. Collins Chapter 7. Partnering with the Patron Beth Ashmore and Jaroslow Szurek Chapter 8. Enhancing E-Resources by Studying Users: The University of Rochester Analysis of Faculty Perspectives on an Institutional Repository Nancy Fried Foster and David Lindahl Part Three: Evolving Tools Chapter 9. The Role of the Online Catalog As an E-resource Access and Management Tool Charley Pennell Chapter 10. ERM Systems: Background, Selection, and Implementation Maria D.D. Collins 11. Integration and Data Standards Mark Ellingsen Chapter 12. E-journal Management Tools Jeff Weddle and Jill E. Grogg Chapter 13. Creating an E-resource Infrastructure: A Case Study of Strategies at Seven Academic Libraries Glen Wiley Part Four: Evolving Strategies and Workflows Chapter 14. Analyzing Workflows and Realizing Efficiencies for Serials Processing Elizabeth S. Burnette Chapter 15. Issues in E-Resource Licensing Jill E. Grogg Chapter 16. The Activation and Maintenance of E-Journal Access Patrick L. Carr Chapter 17. Issues, Changes, and Trends in Cataloging E-Journals Bonnie S. Parks Chapter 18. Workflows for Managing E-Resources: Case Studies of the Strategies At Five Academic Libraries Patrick L. Carr Conclusion Index