Mar 2017 | 264pp
CILIP members price: £43.95
This hands-on guide provides both new and seasoned information professionals with a practical foundation for electronic resources management: how it came to be, where it is today and the essential tools needed to get the job done.
Electronic resources management is a dynamic and ever-changing area of librarianship. Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management cuts through the complexity of the role and offers advice on methods, tools and workflows with emphasis on the interconnection between workflows and systems.
Content covered includes:
Readership: This guide will prove invaluable, both as an introduction for those preparing to enter the field, as well as a ready reference for current practitioners.
1. Getting Your Feet Wet: A Background in Electronic Resources Management
2. Ways to Pay: Understanding Electronic Resources Purchase Models
3. Evaluating Content, Old and New
4. Changing the Rules: Selecting and Managing Open Access Resources
5. Negotiation and Licensing for Electronic Resources
6. Keeping the Lights On: Setting Up and Maintaining Access
7. Making Sense of Electronic Resources Usage Statistics: Project COUNTER and Beyond
8. What You Might Want to Ask a Library Vendor (But Never Thought You Could)
9. Techniques and Tools for Marketing Electronic Resources
10. Emerging Trends and the Impact of Change on Electronic Resources Management
Appendix A: University of North Texas Libraries Open Access Resource Rubric
Appendix B: License Review Checklist
Glossary: Acronyms and Everyday Jargon—Things Every Electronic Resources Librarian Should Know