Jeff Dickens<br />Electronic Systems and Resources <br />Librarian Candidate<br />
What does Ebrary do for library patrons? <br /><ul><li> Multiple simultaneous users can use the same book.
Ability to organize books on personal “bookshelves.”
Provides highlighting and note writing features, which can be undone, searched (as can the book), and organized within Ebr...
Users can look up words, places, and people in reference works without leaving Ebrary. </li></li></ul><li>How does Ebrary ...
Ebrary offers many of the same search features that are found in article databases<br />
How does Ebrary work? <br />
How does Ebrary work? <br />There are two parts to scanning your search result within the book:<br />The Table of Contents...
How does Ebrary work? <br />Ebrary partners with other vendors to provide direct access to reference works, including Merr...
How does Ebrary work? <br />Ebrary allows you to look up words, concepts, places, people, and much more without leaving th...
How does Ebrary work? <br />Searching and reference can be done without an account. Note taking and highlighting, however,...
How does Ebrary work? <br />
How does Ebrary work? <br />
How does Ebrary work? <br />
What does Ebrary provide for library patrons? <br /><ul><li> searching both the content of the book, as well as the conten...
highlights and notes.
looking up words in a number of reference works.
simultaneous access to and multiple bookshelf locations for books
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  • The title of this book is Methodism. John Wesley was a prominent figure in the movement.
  • Individual titles can be in multiple locations.
  • Whether a title is SUPO or MUPO is purely publisher driven.
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    1. 1. Jeff Dickens<br />Electronic Systems and Resources <br />Librarian Candidate<br />
    2. 2. What does Ebrary do for library patrons? <br /><ul><li> Multiple simultaneous users can use the same book.
    3. 3. Ability to organize books on personal “bookshelves.”
    4. 4. Provides highlighting and note writing features, which can be undone, searched (as can the book), and organized within Ebrary.
    5. 5. Users can look up words, places, and people in reference works without leaving Ebrary. </li></li></ul><li>How does Ebrary work? <br />There are two ways to find Ebrary books:<br />Searching the library catalog (load Ebrary MARC records)<br />Searching Ebrary directly (hyperlink somewhere on Website). <br />
    6. 6. Ebrary offers many of the same search features that are found in article databases<br />
    7. 7. How does Ebrary work? <br />
    8. 8. How does Ebrary work? <br />There are two parts to scanning your search result within the book:<br />The Table of Contents. <br />The pages of the book. <br />
    9. 9. How does Ebrary work? <br />Ebrary partners with other vendors to provide direct access to reference works, including Merriam Webster’s Dictionary <br />
    10. 10. How does Ebrary work? <br />Ebrary allows you to look up words, concepts, places, people, and much more without leaving the page you are on in the book.<br />
    11. 11. How does Ebrary work? <br />Searching and reference can be done without an account. Note taking and highlighting, however, require creating a bookshelf.<br />
    12. 12. How does Ebrary work? <br />
    13. 13. How does Ebrary work? <br />
    14. 14. How does Ebrary work? <br />
    15. 15. What does Ebrary provide for library patrons? <br /><ul><li> searching both the content of the book, as well as the content of notes and highlights.
    16. 16. highlights and notes.
    17. 17. looking up words in a number of reference works.
    18. 18. simultaneous access to and multiple bookshelf locations for books
    19. 19. bookshelves that can be organized using folders.</li></li></ul><li>Ebrary Administration<br />The Ebrary Partner Site: <br /><ul><li>Usage statistics: provides site activity, title, and counter reports.
    20. 20. MARC records: info on MARC updates, which are sent monthly directly to cataloger. Also, the option to update MARC data manually.
    21. 21. EBOP: titles can be reviewed and ordered directly from Ebrary.</li></li></ul><li>Ebrary Administration<br />Ebrary Content: <br /><ul><li>Subscription Content
    22. 22. Academic Complete is about 47,000 titles.
    23. 23. Non-owned titles, thus can be dropped, and more can be added, at will of publisher.
    24. 24. Perpetual “Purchased” Content
    25. 25. SUPO: single simultaneous access.
    26. 26. MUPO: multiple simultaneous access. Always 150% of publisher’s price. </li></li></ul><li>Ebrary Administration<br />Perpetual Content: <br /><ul><li> Access fee only if subscription content or subject collection is dropped.
    27. 27. Ebrary will “give a break” on purchases from some publishers, namely Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Oxford, and Cambridge.
    28. 28. Some books jobbers, like YBP, allow purchase of titles in electronic formats, like Ebrary. </li></li></ul><li>Ebrary Administration<br />Single Sign-on (recommendation from personal experience)<br /><ul><li> WAM proxy in III causes problems with Ebrary’s bookshelf feature.
    29. 29. Allows off-campus patrons to login using their library barcode, as they do with WAM. </li></li></ul><li>In conclusion, Ebrary offers advantages to…<br /><ul><li>library patrons:
    30. 30. multiple user access to individual books.
    31. 31. off-campus access to bibliographic research.
    32. 32. no “overdue fees” for books on bookshelf (no “check-out”).
    33. 33. librarians:
    34. 34. reduces shelf space for physical books.
    35. 35. easy to purchase and load.
    36. 36. no re-shelving. </li>
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