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Ghosts in the Machine

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Ghosts in the Machine

  1. 1. Ghosts in the Machine: the Promise of Electronic Resource Management Tools UKSG Annual Conference University of Warwick April 2006
  2. 2. The Potential Factor <ul><ul><li>What are the problems? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What helps the end-user? </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Definitions <ul><ul><li>E-What? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Definitions <ul><ul><li>Electronic Resource Management = </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Definitions <ul><ul><li>Broad: tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Narrow: stand-alone modules </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. What Tools Are Available <ul><ul><li>From ILS Vendors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dynix(Sirsi): Horizon ERM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Endeavor: Meridian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex Libris: Verde </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>III: ERM Module </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VTLS: Verify </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>From Other Market Players </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colorado Alliance: GoldRush </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ebsco: EJS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex Libris: SFX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harrassowitz: HERMIS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ProQuest Serials Solutions: ERMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Swets: SwetsWise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TDNet: TeRM </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Locally Created ERM Tools <ul><ul><li>Boston College: ERMdb </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cornell: ERM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Hopkins: HERMES </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MIT: VERA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Penn State University: ERLiC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taylor University: TPAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tri-College Consortia: ERTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Georgia: ERMS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>UNC-Greensboro: Journal Finder w SFX </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Villanova: LibSGR </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Most Comprehensive Overview <ul><ul><li>The Web Hub for Developing Administrative Metadata for Electronic Resource Management : </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.library.cornell.edu/cts/elicensestudy/home.html </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Be Strategic <ul><ul><li>Do you have a strategic plan or initiatives? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a needs assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Problems nonexistent? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Example Needs Analysis Chart <ul><ul><li>Problem </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare </li></ul></ul>Based on DLF standards Data entry Once? Email ticklers? Integrated with existing ILS? Product C Product B Product A System Function-ality SAMPLE: ERM Tool Comparison Chart
  11. 11. Thank You! <ul><ul><li>Jill Emery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Director, Electronic Resources Program/Head Serials & Electronic Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Houston Libraries/University of Texas at Austin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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