Serials in the Park

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-06-16
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Discover new methods for simplifying the serials management process in today's electronic era The dawn of the new millennium changed the field of information sciences forever as librarians and researchers alike were barraged with many new concepts and technologies, creating chaos and confusion. Serials in the Park is a breath of fresh air as expert speakers and consultants from the 18th Annual NASIG Conference (2003, Portland, Oregon) focus on the most significant trends and innovations for you and your patrons to use. From the Information Resource Matrix and serials aggregation to digital preservation and fund allocations, this important resource will help you successfully navigate the best path through unfamiliar territory. With Serials in the Park, you'll have a tangible source to turn to about several noteworthy issues, such as: the rules, principles, and terminology underlying serials cataloging the state of mergers in the serials publishing industry from the viewpoints of a librarian, a vendor, and a publisher the CONSER recommended aggregator-neutral record for electronic serials cataloging the integration of new library systems and how it affects copyright law the barriers and challenges facing clients with disabilities when using electronic resources developing, writing, and using written procedures manuals for technical services the current state of print repositories Along with presentations and workshops presented at the conference, this handy tool includes the hottest topics and the latest reports from reliable sources. With this book, you'll also receive vital, practical advice on networking, cross-campus partnerships, training and education, and strategies for dealing with the transition from print to digital despite budget constraints. By showing you how to avoid pitfalls and dead ends, Serials in the Park helps you will improve efficiency, reduce the workload in public services, and enhance services to the users.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(4)
Patricia Sheldahl French, Richard Worthing
President's Greeting at the Opening Banquet 5(4)
Eleanor Cook
The "Seventy Percent Solution": Assessing Criteria for Model Fund Allocations
Claudia Weston, Cyril Oberlander, Mary Ellen Kenreich, Don Frank, Sarah Beasley, Presenters; Marcella Lesher, Recorder
Cataloging Survival for Non-Catalogers, or You Thought You Would Never Need to Catalog Again
Karen Darling, Presenter; Sin Romaine, Recorder
Content Industry Outlook 2003: Asteroids That Are Changing the Information Landscape
Leigh Watson Healy, Presenter; Reeta Sinha, Recorder
Town Hall Meeting
Christa Easton, Facilitator; Jerry R. Brown, Recorder
There Is No Forest, We're Only Hugging the Trees: Nontraditional Ways of Acquiring, Providing Access to, and Managing Serials
Jill Emery, Rick Anderson, Adam Chester, Joan Conger, Ted Fons, Presenters; Debra Skinner, Recorder
The Information Resource Matrix: A Revolutionary Method to Present Relationships Among Online Serial Objects
Carol Casey, Mark Jacobs, Lihong Zhu, Presenters
Serial Aggregations, Multiple Versions, and the Virtual Union Catalog: The California Digital Library Catalog, SUNY, and Ex Libris Experiences
Michael Kaplan, Presenter
Finding a Better Trail Through the Journals Forest
Timothy Gatti, Heather S. Miller, Presenters
Expose Yourself to Electronic Journals
Jill Emery, Claire Ginn, Dan Tonkery, Presenters; Kevin Petsche, Recorder
The Digital Preservation Conundrum, Part 1
Abby Smith, Presenter
The Digital Preservation Conundrum, Part 2: Preservation and Electronic-Archiving
Eileen Gifford Fenton, Presenter
How Electronic Journals Are Changing Patterns of Use
Peter Boyce, Donald W. King, Carol Montgomery, Carol Tenopir, Presenters
Usage Statistics: Taking E-Metrics to the Next Level
Oliver Pesch, Presenter
Seeing the Forest and the Trees When Developing a New Acquisitions System
Shelley Neville, Presenter
From Tiny Acorns to Great Oaks: Taking a Nationwide Approach to Library Cooperation
Pauline La Rooy, Presenter
Helping Manage the E-Journal Forest: Do You Need an Agent Any More? Part 1
Philip Wallas, Presenter
Helping Manage the E-Journal Forest: Do You Need an Agent Any More? Part 2
Stephen Bosch, Presenter
Hot Topics
Keith Courtney, Miriam Gilbert, Michael Markwith, Kim Maxwell, Presenters; Jerry R. Brown, Recorder
Case Studies in Electronic Serials Cataloging, or What Am I Supposed to Do With This?
Steve Shadle, Workshop Leader; Holley R. Lange, Recorder
Branching Out: The Importance of Networking in a Library Landscape
Jeff Slagell, Workshop Leader; Mykie Howard, Recorder
Web-Based Trails and Cross-Campus Partnerships
Sharon Elteto, Maggie McVay-Lynch, Workshop Leaders; Elizabeth Parang, Recorder
From Catalogers to Ontologists: Changing Roles and Opportunities for Technical Services Librarians
Nathan Rupp, Workshop Leader; David Burke, Recorder
Copyright Law: Fact or Fiction?
Janice M. Krueger, Workshop Leader; Karen Matthews, Recorder
Electronic Content: Is It Accessible to Clients with "Differabilities"?
Cheryl Riley, Workshop Leader
Planning for New Growth in the Forest: Cultivating New Serialists for the Future
Selden Durgom Lamoureux, Workshop Leader; Susan Davis, Recorder
When the Rug Comes Out from Under: Managing Change, Technology, Information, and Staff
Althea Aschmann, Workshop Leade; Gail Julian, Recorder
Tools for Tenure Trailblazing: Planning Productive Paths for Green Serialists
Claire Dygert, Markel Tumlin, Workshop Leaders; Marsha Seamans, Recorder
Policies and Procedures Manuals in Technical Services: The Forest, the Trees, and the Critters
Stephanie Schmitt, Workshop Leader; Sandra Barstow, Recorder
Paving the Way for Print Repositories Through Electronic Access
Mary Jo Zeter, Jeanne Dr-ewes, Workshop Leaders; Michael A. Arthur, Recorder
Reinventing Acquisitions with a "Forget-to-Do" List
Ann McHugo, Carol Magenau, Workshop Presenters; Jeanne M. Langendorfer, Recorder
Electronic Resource Management and the MARC Record: The Road Less Traveled
Paula Sullenger, Workshop Leader; Anne Mitchell, Recorder
From Survival Hike to a Walk in the Park: Training Guideposts to Lead the Way
Rene J. Erlandson, Workshop Leader; Robert J. Congleton, Recorder
Starting with an Empty Map: Benchmarking Time and Costs for Serials Operations
Nancy Slight-Gibney, Mary Grenci, Workshop Leaders; Lisa S. Blackwell, Recorder
Is It Working: Usage Data as a Tool for Evaluating the Success of New Full-Text Title Access Methods
Joanna Duy, Eric Pauley, Workshop Leaders; Wendy Highby, Recorder
Using the Library's OPAC to Dynamically Generate Webpages for E-Journals
Kathryn Paul, Elena Romaniuk, Workshop Leaders; Daisy T. Cheng, Recorder
Keeping the Connection: Maintaining E-Journal Subscriptions
Bill Kara, Christine Stamison, Workshop Leaders; Sarah E. George, Recorder
Providing a Table-of-Contents Service to Faculty
Madeleine Bombeld, Lynn R. Shay, Workshop Leaders; Rebecca Sheffield, Recorder
Poster Sessions 321(8)
18th Annual NASIG Conference Registrants 329(16)
Index 345
LadyJane Hickey

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