Advances in Electronic Resources Management
- 10:00 AM-6:00 PM (Eastern)
- 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Central)
- 8:00 AM-4:00 PM (Mountain)
- 7:00 AM-3:00 PM (Pacific)
As libraries continue to transition away from information services based on physical materials, how is electronic resources management changing? How are electronic resources changing libraries? How have libraries reorganized? How are library consortia and other groups of libraries working together to solve problems? What new systems or tools are being used? What new professional positions are being created? How is work distributed across the library? Are legacy print collections being replaced systematically with online journals and eBooks? What are some of the problems encountered in this transition? How have information services been improved to serve users?
This discussion is intended to reveal the current state of electronic resources management in libraries by exploring changes in organizational structures, collections, personnel and services. Participants will discuss not only how and when, but, to the extent possible, why changes have occurred.
Who Should Attend
This discussion will be particularly helpful to those interested in electronic resources management, but should be of broad interest to those who work in library and information science.
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