E-journals : a how-to-do-it manual for building, managing, and supporting electronic journal collections / Donnelyn Curtis ; with contributions by Virginia M. Scheschy.

"This practical manual, written by one of the leading US experts in the field, suggests innovative ideas for helping library and information staff to optimize online experiences for their users. The book opens by evaluating the information-seeking behaviour of users, and goes on to explore prac...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Curtis, Donnelyn.
Other Authors: Scheschy, Virginia M.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, [2005]
Series:How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ; no. 134.
Table of Contents:
  • Understanding electronic journals
  • Understanding users of online resources
  • Shifting library resources
  • Developing a collection of electronic journals
  • Trafficking in intellectual property : licensing and user authentication
  • Ordering and receiving electronic journals
  • Delivering electronic journals and maintaining access channels
  • Supporting users and fostering the use of electronic journals
  • Analyzing electronic journal usage and evaluating services
  • Appendix A: E-journal collection policies
  • Appendix B: Standardizing titles for Web lists
  • Appendix C: E-journal Web lists by subject
  • Appendix D: The aggregator-neutral record
  • Appendix E: Using a spreadsheet to create Web lists of e-journals.