Improved Workflows for
the
Management, Accessibility,
and Discovery of E-Books at
Georgetown University
89th Potomac Techn...
Current E-Book Landscape at Georgetown
University
• Over one

million ebooks

• GOBI for individual ebooks
• 360MARC servi...
Georgetown University Materials Budget

Management
Electronic v. Print

Management
Management
Loading E-Book MARC Records

• Tracking what has been uploaded
• Alt Author (710) used to identify collections – useful fo...
Serials Solutions Management Reports

“Database Details” will give you a list of your
databases, broken down by how many r...
Database Details

Management
Finding Duplicates

Once you get a report from Serials Solutions, you can determine those collections
that are currently b...
Zero Title Databases

Filter out Zero Title Database to determine those collections that do not get
loaded by 360MARC. Ven...
Ebooks LibGuide (before)

Accessibility
Ebooks LibGuide (after)

Accessibility
Ebooks LibGuide (after)

Accessibility
Ebooks LibGuide (after)

Accessibility
E-books and Mobile Devices

Accessibility
E-books and Mobile Devices

Accessibility
E-books and Mobile Devices
• BYOD Interactive
Workshop
• Access Services
training
• Add 856 field to
catalog records that
...
How to make Ebooks Discoverable?
• Put them in the Catalog!
• Provide instructions on accessibility to prevent
user frustr...
Browsing E-books

Discovery
Ebook Widget

Discovery
E-Resources Alerts

Discovery
Libraries of the Future
Thank you!
Questions?
eaj34@georgetown.edu
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Improved Workflows for the Management, Accessibility, and Discovery of E-Books at Georgetown University

  1. 1. Improved Workflows for the Management, Accessibility, and Discovery of E-Books at Georgetown University 89th Potomac Technical Processing Librarians Annual Meeting October 11, 2013 Liz Kupke Head of Electronic Resources & Serials
  2. 2. Current E-Book Landscape at Georgetown University • Over one million ebooks • GOBI for individual ebooks • 360MARC service from Serials Solutions ERMS for ebook collections • Recent migration to Sierra • No PDA/DDA implemented
  3. 3. Georgetown University Materials Budget Management
  4. 4. Electronic v. Print Management
  5. 5. Management
  6. 6. Loading E-Book MARC Records • Tracking what has been uploaded • Alt Author (710) used to identify collections – useful for running lists later • Adding 856 link to information on viewing the e-book Management
  7. 7. Serials Solutions Management Reports “Database Details” will give you a list of your databases, broken down by how many resources of a certain format are in each database. Management
  8. 8. Database Details Management
  9. 9. Finding Duplicates Once you get a report from Serials Solutions, you can determine those collections that are currently being uploaded into your catalog using the 360MARC Service. Management
  10. 10. Zero Title Databases Filter out Zero Title Database to determine those collections that do not get loaded by 360MARC. Vendor–supplied records are needed. Management
  11. 11. Ebooks LibGuide (before) Accessibility
  12. 12. Ebooks LibGuide (after) Accessibility
  13. 13. Ebooks LibGuide (after) Accessibility
  14. 14. Ebooks LibGuide (after) Accessibility
  15. 15. E-books and Mobile Devices Accessibility
  16. 16. E-books and Mobile Devices Accessibility
  17. 17. E-books and Mobile Devices • BYOD Interactive Workshop • Access Services training • Add 856 field to catalog records that link to LibGuide • FAQs Accessibility
  18. 18. How to make Ebooks Discoverable? • Put them in the Catalog! • Provide instructions on accessibility to prevent user frustration • Add links to Collections • Use a Widget • Anticipate system downtimes Discovery
  19. 19. Browsing E-books Discovery
  20. 20. Ebook Widget Discovery
  21. 21. E-Resources Alerts Discovery
  22. 22. Libraries of the Future
  23. 23. Thank you! Questions? eaj34@georgetown.edu
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