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AgendaPart I: Overview of Electronic Books ManagemenBrief HistoryTerminologyPart II: Selection and Acquisition ProcessChoosing a PlatformLicensing issues, terms of ownershipPricing ModelsPurchase of individual titles vs collections/packagesPatron Driven Acquisition (or Access)Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Session Part III: Management issues for E-book collectionsCataloging issuesFederated searchingUsage StatisticsTroubleshooting reports of access problemsPanel Discussion/Question and Answer SessionPart IV: ConclusionTrends, long term view
The goal of this webcast is to familiarize information professionals with electronic books and the associated collection management issues related to various platforms, pricing models, licensing agreements, term of ownership, resource management and access methods so that they have the knowledge to make informed decisions which will best serve their constituents. Program ObjectivesProvide an overview of electronic books management in the health sciences library environment.Highlight considerations to be made in the purchase of e-books, such as choosing a platform; individual titles versus packages; licensing issues; pricing models; terms of ownership; and site license versus concurrent users.Offer a discussion of related management issues for e-book collections, such as cataloging, providing subject lists and title lists, offering federated searching, and collecting usage statistics.
The sponsorship of this webcast site has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. NLM-N01-LM-6-3503 with the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Categories: Management Skills/Administration
Tags: RPLS, MLA, MLA_Webcast
This event is sponsored by Rolling Prairie Library System.Event listed by: Alliance Library System, Lewis & Clark Library System, Lincoln Trail Libraries System and Shawnee Library System
Last day to cancel registrations is: 11/10/2010
Questions? Please contact Doris McKay.
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