Digital Disruption and Electronic Resource Management in Libraries identifies issues in the management of e-resources. The paradigm shift from Electronic Resources to Electronic Resource Management (ERM) has meant significant change for libraries and their users. One of the most important functions of a library is to provide information in electronic format. Libraries provide access to a wide variety of resources. A major challenge for libraries and librarians is therefore the management of this diversity of e-resources. ERM has emerged in this context.
This book gives theoretical and practical information to assist librarians with ERM. It discusses broad trends and specific topics in the current landscape. It is devoted to theory, history, lifecycle, ERM systems, and the management of e-resources.
- Presents current theory and practice of Electronic Resource Management (ERM)
- Offers comprehensive coverage of ERM, including lifecycle, systems, standards
- Includes case studies for ERM
- Provides an international perspective on this critical topic
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1. Introduction 2. From Electronic Resources to Electronic Resource Management 3. Lifecycle of Electronic Resource Management 4. An Electronic Resource Management System and Its Best Practice 5. Standards, Compatibility, and Best Practices for Electronic Resource Management 6. Electronic Resource Management Systems: Pros and Cons 7. Implementation of Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: A Case Study
Dr. Nihar K. Patra University Librarian, Nalanda University, Bihar, India. Nihar has carried out extensive research into Electronic Resource Management, and gained substantial experience in this area.