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Han, Ning; Hall, Susan L. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Enrollment of international students in colleges and universities across the United States is growing. The relocation process can be arduous for international students as they face many barriers transitioning to a new environment. With retention as a key component in the success of academic institutions, what resources and services can academic…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Instructional Materials, Internet, Student Experience
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Carroll, Jeffrey D.; Major, Colleen; O'Neal, Nada; Tofanelli, John – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Ongoing electronic resource purchases represent a substantial proportion of collections budgets. Recognizing the necessity of systematic ongoing assessment with full selector engagement, Columbia University Libraries appointed an Electronic Resources Assessment Working Group to promote the inclusion of such resources within our current culture of…
Descriptors: Research Libraries, Library Services, Librarians, Library Materials
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Downey, Kay – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Kent State University has developed a centralized system that manages the communication and work related to the review and selection of commercially available electronic resources. It is an automated system that tracks the review process, provides selectors with price and trial information, and compiles reviewers' feedback about the resource. It…
Descriptors: Communications, Library Services, Library Automation, Feedback (Response)
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Miller, Andrea – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
This article presents reports from the 2011 Missouri Library Association Annual Conference held on October 5-7, 2011. The first report, entitled "Online Information Literacy Instruction: Challenges and Strategies," was presented by Kristine Stewart and Kyle Denlinger, University of Missouri-Columbia. Stewart and Denlinger talk about…
Descriptors: Research Tools, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Online Courses
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Stephenson, Kimberley – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Cross-campus collaboration for library website design and management can be challenging, but the process can produce stronger, more attractive, and more usable library websites. Collaborative library website design and management can also lead to new avenues for marketing library tools and services; expert consultation for library technology…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Internet, Campuses, Partnerships in Education
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Kemp, Jan; Lutz, Ellen; Nurnberger, Amy L. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
In 2010, the University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries opened a bookless satellite library, the Applied Engineering and Technology (AET) Library. AET librarians wanted to offer a new service: lending e-readers loaded with academic content and other e-books of interest to engineering and science students. Librarians chose three e-readers for the…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Pilot Projects, Engineering, Library Services
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Szeto, Kimmy – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Online music research resources took center stage at the second plenary session "Wrangling the Information Universe: Moving From Institutional Portals to a Shared Resource for Online Music Sources" held on Friday, February 17, 2012, at the Music Library Association (MLA) 2012 Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas. The Reference Sources…
Descriptors: Library Associations, Reference Materials, Music, Professional Associations
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Foley, Marianne – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
The absence of a well-defined space for library resources within course-management systems has been well documented in library literature. Academic libraries have sought to remedy this deficiency in numerous ways. This article describes how a "library nugget," or module, was added to the Buffalo State College course-management system,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Management Systems, State Colleges, Library Services
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Rathemacher, Andree J. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
This report covers a panel discussion on the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Academic and Research Libraries, published in January 2012 by the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The panel was held at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on March 23, 2012, and was hosted by the MIT Libraries. Panelists were Patricia…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Research Libraries, Best Practices, Academic Libraries
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Mihlrad, Leigh – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
The Joint Usage Statistics Portal (JUSP) (jusp.mimas.ac.uk), created by five U.K. libraries in 2009, gives participating libraries a single point of access for electronic journal statistics. It provides its more than 160 participants, including 140+ academic libraries in the United Kingdom, as well as 21 publishers and 3 intermediaries, with…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Library Services, Foreign Countries, Statistics
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Ritterbush, Jon – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
Librarians frequently utilize product trials to assess the content and usability of a database prior to committing funds to a new subscription or purchase. At the 2012 Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference in Austin, Texas, three librarians presented a panel discussion on their institutions' policies and practices regarding database…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Libraries, Databases, Usability
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Lamothe, Alain R. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
This paper presents the results from a quantitative and systematic analysis comparing the online usage of an e-reference and an e-monograph collection. A very strong relationship exists between size and usage: the larger the collection, the greater the usage. An equally strong relationship exists between searches and viewings, meaning that the…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Internet, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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Jefferson, Rebecca; Taylor, Laurie; Santamaria-Wheeler, Lourdes – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
To celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida, the Price Library launched the first stage of a project to digitize an important, special collection of anniversary editions of Jewish newspapers from around the world. This article provides the history of the collection, need for…
Descriptors: Library Services, Exhibits, Newspapers, Judaism
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Hosburgh, Nathan – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2012
The increasing costs of science, technology, and medical journals, combined with decreasing or stagnant budgets, have forced libraries to take a hard look at current journal subscriptions. Even when budgets remain stable or increase, they may not keep pace with the escalating costs of subscriptions from various publishers. In the face of potential…
Descriptors: Libraries, Costs, Feasibility Studies, Budgets
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Southwick, Silvia B.; Lampert, Cory – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2011
This article proposes a metadata dictionary (MDD) be used as a tool for metadata management. The MDD is a repository of critical data necessary for managing metadata to create "shareable" digital collections. An operational definition of metadata management is provided. The authors explore activities involved in metadata management in…
Descriptors: Metadata, Dictionaries, Information Management, Electronic Libraries
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