- 22nd Mar 2017
- 228mm x 155mm x 15mm
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
Kelly Marie Blanchat is the electronic resources support librarian at Yale University Library. Before joining Yale, Kelly worked as the electronic resources librarian at Queens College Libraries at the City University of New York and as an account specialist at Springer Science + Business Media.
Loaded with helpful information ... This text is recommended as professional enhancement for established librarians.
This guide by two librarians who have done ERM at important academic libraries provides a welcome entree to and survey of this important activity ... For any librarian struggling to stay afloat on top of the tide of changes that threaten to overwhelm time and funding, this book is highly recommended.
Catholic Library World
'In Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Management, the authors have condensed efficiently an introduction to the subject, some resources for professionals new to this sector and a wealth of practical advice to help them along the way, ranging from copyright, to licence negotiation, to useful techniques for marketing and demonstrating the value of e-resources...it is clearly an excellent product for any new library and information science professional and student, due to its gradual introductory approach to the subject and to the absence of specialised lingo.Furthermore, the authors provide realistic scenarios and practical examples on topics ranging from negotiating techniques, to addressing user enquiries, to etiquette tips on how to effectively liaise between stakeholders and vendors for peaceful collaboration. For this reason, the book will prove invaluable for librarians who are about to acquire new responsibilities in e-resources management.'
- Claudio Svaluto, University of Surrey, Alexandria: The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues