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Implementation & Management of a Consortial Demand-Driven E-Books Pilot: The USMAI Experience
The article focuses on the demand-driven (DDA) electronic book pilot program by the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium. Topics discussed include focus of the program to ...
Electronic Books Primer: Acquisition, Access and Processing
Beginning with a brief history and context, this white paper addresses issues related to electronic books at Frostburg State University including: acquisition models, selection, access and discovery, and processing.
“A Lot of Flexibility within the Structure”: Academic Library Collection Development & E-Resources Management from an Athletics Perspective
There is an established history of academic libraries collaborating with their institutions’ athletics departments to provide learning and research support to student-athletes in order to achieve positive educational ...
ERM Ideas & Innovations: The Evolution of E-Resources Management in a Small Academic library – Paraprofessional Staff and Librarian Perspectives
Two paraprofessional staff members and their supervising librarian provide perspectives on the effect that a major shift in operational focus had on a small academic library’s acquisitions department. Staff members detail ...
ERM Ideas & Innovations: How to Evaluate and License an E-Resource During a Pandemic (Without Scheduling a Meeting)
The COVID-19 virus pandemic of 2020 thrust libraries into managing situations many never imagined they would have to face. The author details one academic library’s experience in successfully evaluating, trialing and ...
ERM Ideas & Innovations: Electronic Resources Management in the Time of COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities Experienced by Six Academic Libraries
Librarians from six diverse public and private higher education institutions describe the challenges their libraries have experienced, as well as the operational opportunities that have arisen, in managing electronic ...
ERM Ideas & Innovations: Operationalizing a Consortial E-Resources Assessment and Reporting Plan
The authors detail the operationalization of a library consortium’s electronic resources assessment and reporting plan, including the implementation of procedures to collect and archive usage data, as well as the development ...
ERM Ideas & Innovations: Learning to Think Like a Patron: Improving User Experience, E-Resources Management, and Departmental Outcomes Beyond COVID-19
Two years after the onset of the COVID-19 health pandemic, electronic resources librarians are assessing how the work in their libraries has changed and determining if certain modifications made to services and workflow ...
ERM Ideas & Innovations: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Use of Library-Licensed Electronic Resources: Using Data to Challenge Core Assumptions and Leveraging Disruption to Initiate Meaningful Strategic Change
Academic libraries are engaged in the process of assessing the impacts the COVID-19 health pandemic has had on the use of the electronic resources their institutions provide. Trends related to e-resource use prior to and ...