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Prevailing & Best Practices in Electronic & Print Serials Management Product Image

Prevailing & Best Practices in Electronic & Print Serials Management

  • ID: 311078
  • November 2005
  • Primary Research Group

This report looks closely at the serials procurement and management practices of eleven libraries: The University of Ohio, Villanova University, the Colorado School of Mines, Carleton College, Northwestern University, Baylor University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, The University of San Francisco, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

The report examines management of both electronic and print serials and includes discussions of the following issues: selection and management of serials agents, including the negotiation of payment; allocation of the serials budget by department; resolution of access issues with publishers; use of consortiums in journal licensing; invoice reconciliation and payment; periodicals binding, claims, check-in, and management; serials department staff size and range of responsibilities; serials management software; use of open access archives and university depositories; policies on gift subscriptions, free trials, and academic exchanges of publications; use of electronic serials/catalog linking technology; acquisition of usage statistics; cooperative arrangements with other local READ MORE >

INTRODUCTION & SUMMARY OF KEY FINDINGS
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
TRENDS IN SERIALS SPENDING
BINDING
OPEN ACCESS
USAGE STATISTICS
ELECTRONIC SERIALS TEXT LINKING TECHNOLOGY
ALLOCATION OF THE SERIALS BUDGET
ELECTRONIC SERIALS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
STAFFING& DEPARTMENTAL ORGANIZATION
POLICIES TOWARDS GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS AND ACADEMIC EXCHANGES
ACCESS PROBLEMS
THE ROLE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS IN HANDLING ELECTRONIC
PERIODICALS SUBSCRIPTIONS
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
AGENT FEES
SERIALS SPENDING
POLICES TOWARDS OPEN ACCESS
BINDING
SERIALS LINKING TECHNOLOGY
JOURNAL USAGE STATISTICS
ALLOCATION OF THE SERIALS BUDGET
GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS
ACCESS ISSUES TROUBLESHOOTING
ELECTRONIC SERIALS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
SERIALS DEPARTMENT STAFF SIZE
THE COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
TWO TIERED SUBSCRIPTION AGENT RATE STRUCTURE
TROUBLESHOOTING ELECTRONIC ACCESS
SERIALS BUDGET
BINDING
ALLOCATION OF THE SERIALS BUDGET
GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS /SUBSCRIPTION EXCHANGES
LINKING TECHNOOGY
SERIALS DEPARTMENT STAFF
PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
ADVICE FOR PEERS
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
ACCESS PROBLEMS
PRINT VS ONLINE
FUNDING FORMULAS
DEPARTMENTAL ORGANIZATION
PACE OF SPENDING
USE OF SUBSCRIPITON AGENTS
OPEN ACCESS
LINK RESOLVER
GIFT SUBSCRIPITONS
DATABASE FREE TRIALS
USAGE STATISTICS
COLLECTION DECISIONS
ELECTRONIC PERIODICALS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
PLANS FOR THE FUTURE
CARLETON COLLEGE
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
PERIODICALS CHECK IN
BINDING
PAYMENTS TO SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
MERGED COLLECTION WITH ST. OLAF COLLEGE
LINKING TO ELECTRONIC JOURNAL TEXT
SERIALS DIVISION MANAGEMENT
PRINT VS ELECTRONIC
POLICIES ON GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVICE FOR PEERS
VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
PRINT VS ELECTRONIC
STAFFING
PERIODICALS CHECK IN
ASSURING ELECTRONIC ACCESS
KEEPING TRACK OF THE ELECTRONIC JOURNALS
EXPENDITURES BROKEN DOWN BY DEPARTMENT
BINDING
JOINT PURCHASES
OPEN ACCESS
GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF BAYLOR UNIVERSITY
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
TIME SAVINGS FROM GREATER UNIFORMITY IN SUBSCRIPTION RENEWALS
GIFTS
BUDGET ALLOCATION
REACTION OF THE FACULTY TO THE NEW LIBRARY BUDGET REGIME
LIBRARIAN ROAD SHOW
PRINT VS ELECTRONIC
ATTITUDE TOWARDS OPEN ACCESS
BINDING
ELECTRONIC SERIALS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
SERIALS DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION
ADVICE FOR PEERS
THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
PRINT VS ELECTRONIC
ACCESS PROBLEMS
OPEN ACCESS DEPOSITORY
ELECTRONIC SERIALS MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE
BUDGET TRENDS
THE UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
USE OF CONSORTIUMS FOR ELECTRONIC JOURNALS
ACCESS PROBLEMS FOR ELECTRONIC JOURNALS
ALLOCATING THE SERIALS BUDGET BETWEEN PRINT AND ELECTROINC
REACTION TO INCREASES IN JOURNAL PRICING
BINDING
SERIALS LINKING SOFTWARE
ALLOCATING THE BUDGET
TRENDS
SOFTWARE FOR MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
POLICIES ON GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS
STAFF ORGANIZATION
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
SUBSCIPTION AGENTS
OBTAINING OVERSEAS PERIODICALS
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS FOR ELECTRONIC FORMS OF JOURNALS
ACCESS INTERRUPTION ISSUES
SOFTWARE FOR ELECTRONIC JOURNAL COLLECTION MANAGEMENT
ALLOCATING THE BUDGET
GIFTS AND EXCHANGES
OPEN ACCESS
SERIAL LINKING SOFTWARE
ADVICE FOR PEERS
BINDING
FUTURE PLANS
EMBRY-RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY
BASIC DESCRIPTION OF THE UNIVERSITY
STAFF
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
ELECTRONIC JOURNALS
BINDING
ALLOCATION OF RESOURCES
POLICY TOWARDS GIFT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE TRIALS
USAGE STATISTICS
STAND ALONE SERIALS CONTROL
THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA MEDICAL CENTER
TRENDS IN SPENDING FOR PERIODICALS
OPEN ACCESS
USE OF SUBSCRIPTION AGENTS
ACCESS PROBLEMS
BINDING
ALLOCATING THE SERIALS BUDGET BY ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
STAFF ORGANIZATION
EFFICIENCY & WORK FLOW
ADVICE FOR PEERS

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