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Emanuel, Michelle – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2013
At the University of Mississippi, screencasting was used to promote a database trial to the ARTStor Digital Library. Using Jing, a free product used for recording and posting screencasts, and a Snowball USB microphone, 11 videos averaging 3 minutes in length were posted to an online topic guide. Screencasting was used as a quick, creative, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Video Technology, Multimedia Materials, Institutional Advancement
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Glasser, Sarah – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2013
This article reports the results of an analysis of five Big Deal electronic journal packages to which Hofstra University's Axinn Library subscribes. COUNTER usage reports were used to judge the value of each Big Deal. Limitations of usage statistics are also discussed. In the end, the author concludes that four of the five Big Deals are good deals…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Electronic Journals, Use Studies, Publishing Industry
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Carr, Melissa Eleftherion – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2013
With the Poetry Center at San Francisco State University, the author has begun to build an open-access digital repository for poetry chapbooks. The repository is essentially a chapbook exchange: a place for poets to share their current works. Users are invited to share their chapbooks via upload and as such gain access to the chapbook repository.…
Descriptors: Library Services, Public Libraries, Poetry, Electronic Libraries
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Cooper, Mindy M. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2013
Fueled by the pressing need for electronic resource usage statistics, librarians are finding themselves being thrust into the role of hunter-gatherer. This article discusses the work done at University Library at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis to provide usage statistics for all its paid subscriptions for a 3-year period. The…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Use Studies, Electronic Journals
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Martin, Julia W.; Hughes, Brian – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
This article highlights a middle ground for academic publishing between formal peer-reviewed journals and informal blogging that we call "Small "p" Publishing." Having implemented and tested a publishing network that illustrates this middle ground, we describe its unique contributions to scholars and learning communities. Three features that…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies, Electronic Publishing
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Garofalo, Denise A. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Libraries are all about collecting data. When it comes to collection development and assessment of e-resources, collecting data on usage of resources aids in decision making regarding these resources and provides data-rich evidence to support the value for the user of these resources. However, the author asserts that libraries should take some…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Data Collection, Library Materials
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Remy, Charlie – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
This paper provides an overview of EBSCO's new Usage Consolidation product designed to streamline the harvesting, storage, and analysis of usage statistics from electronic resources. Strengths and weaknesses of the product are discussed as well as an early beta partner's experience. In the current atmosphere of flat or declining budgets, libraries…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Management Systems, Statistics, Library Services
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England, Lenore – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Welcome to the new "Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship" column entitled "ERM Ideas and Innovations," which will appear in each issue of JERL for the next 2 years, and possibly more, beginning with this issue. The overall focus of each column will be to introduce and expand ideas, discuss innovations, and ultimately encourage and foster…
Descriptors: Library Science, Innovation, Cooperation, Librarians
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Schmidt, Kari – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
In this column, the author discusses how the management of e-books has introduced, at many libraries and in varying degrees, the challenges of maintaining effective technical services workflows. Four different e-book workflows are identified and explored, and the author takes a closer look at how particular variables for each are affected, such as…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Library Services, Innovation, Predictor Variables
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Graziano, Vince – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Searches for 117 British authors are compared in the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature (ABELL) and the Modern Language Association International Bibliography (MLAIB). Authors are organized by period and genre within the early modern era. The number of records for each author was subdivided by format, language of publication,…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Authors, Indexing, Information Retrieval
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Shapiro, Steven – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Database cancellation is one of the most difficult tasks performed by a librarian. This may seem counter-intuitive but, psychologically, it is certainly true. When a librarian or a team of librarians has invested a great deal of time doing research, talking to potential users, and conducting trials before deciding to subscribe to a database, they…
Descriptors: Databases, Librarians, Library Services, Libraries
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Shapiro, Steven – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
There is a "clash of civilizations" going on in the information field--a clash characterized by a brash upstart, Google, and its attendant creations, Google Scholar and Google Books, and the old guard represented by the library world. Librarians who deprecate Google Scholar or simply ignore the Google phenomenon do so at their own risk. Google…
Descriptors: Research Tools, Primatology, Library Instruction, Search Engines
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Dahl, Candice – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
The development of patron-driven acquisition (PDA) as a viable collections practice is encouraging many academic libraries to be proactive about sharing significant collection development responsibilities with their patrons. The adoption of PDA represents a challenge to some long-held understandings about libraries and collections, however, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Users (Information), Library Science
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Garofalo, Denise A. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Branding and the idea that ebooks are still essentially books are important concepts to keep in mind, especially when confronted with all there is to oversee and consider in the arena of electronic resources; it is easy to feel overwhelmed by the torrent of change and the intricacies of the business. The author states that electronic resources…
Descriptors: Library Services, Shared Resources and Services, Teaching Methods, Electronic Publishing
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Shapiro, Steven – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Web 2.0 seems to be all the rage these days. One cannot go to a library conference and attend presentations or stroll down the halls without hearing some mention of it in magical tones reserved for some great discovery. The excitement surrounding Web 2.0 reminds the author of the frenzy that gripped the country between 1848 and 1855, when…
Descriptors: Librarians, Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies, Information Technology
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