Electronic Resource Management: Practical Perspectives in a by Anne Elguindi,Kari Schmidt

By Anne Elguindi,Kari Schmidt

an important shift is occurring in libraries, with the acquisition of e-resources accounting for the majority of fabrics spending. digital source administration makes the case that technical prone workflows have the desire to make a corresponding shift towards e-centric versions and highlights the expanding number of e-formats which are forcing new advancements within the field.

Six chapters hide key issues, together with: technical companies types, either earlier and rising; staffing and workflow in digital source administration; implementation and transformation of digital source administration platforms; the position of the digital source librarian in discovery platforms, layers and instruments; and educational library consortia and the evolving function of digital assets and expertise. The best chapters comprise case reports from around the globe, and a concluding bankruptcy makes a speciality of the disruptive nature of e-books and the way wide adoption of this structure is rising because the tipping element in the direction of holistic ‘resource management’, the place separate technical prone tactics for print and digital assets are eventually merged.

  • An emphasis on ‘access’ in the new technical providers model
  • Focuses at the designated attributes of digital source administration which are detailed from conventional print serials workflows
  • Covers consortia and the way club impacts digital source administration workflows, priorities, and technical processes

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