Managing Licensed E-Resources: Techniques, Tips, and Practical Advice (Paperback)
Contributing authors: Stephanie Willen Brown, Anna Creech, Lindsay Cronk, Joan M. Emmet, Scarlet Galvan, Athena Hoeppner, Jenifer S. Holman, Erika Ripley, Allyson Rodriguez, and Angela Sidman
For those new to managing e-resources or as a quick reference, 11 past and present e-resource managers share practical tips and techniques for working with licensed online collections; this is the book the authors wish they had when they first found themselves with the profound responsibility of managing their institutions' e-resources. Within the text, there are strategies and tools that can be modified as needed based on responsibilities, content managed, and organizational context-with the goal of ensuring that all e-resource managers are able to provide seamless access to the information their communities need. Topics covered include: investigating new resources; reviewing and negotiating licenses; implementing access; evaluating e-resources; systematic access checks; completing an annual review; cancellation and replacement review; behavioral and communication strategies; trends, challenges, and opportunities in e-resources management; and professional development resources.