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E-resources for Dummies


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Presentation on e-resource work in libraries. Delivered at the first Manchester New Library Professionals Group event in Manchester.

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E-resources for Dummies

  1. 1. E-resources for DummiesManchester New Library Professionals Network Not that you’re dummies: it’s just a pop culture reference, yeah?Simon
  2. 2. It fully explains e-resources and you’re very impressed. Insert super-fancy, explanatory Venn diagram here.
  3. 3. E-resources
  4. 4. Suck it, print resources!
  5. 5. Et tu, Picard?
  6. 6. This is MARC cataloguing. Gaze ye upon it and despair.
  7. 7. Gilead then cut Ephraim off from the fords of theJordan, and whenever Ephraimite fugitives said, Letme cross, the men of Gilead would ask, Are you anEphraimite? If he said, No, they then said, Very well,say "Shibboleth“. If anyone said, "Sibboleth"because he could not pronounce it, then they wouldseize him and kill him by the fords of the Jordan.Forty-two thousand Ephraimites fell on thisoccasion. Judges 12:5-6, New Jerusalem Bible
  8. 8. Sirkali Ramamrita Ranganathan 1. Books are for use. 2. Every reader his [or her] book. 3. Every book its reader. 4. Save the time of the reader. 5. The library is a growing organism.
  9. 9. Questions? @SimonXIX
  10. 10. Creative Commons licensed image credits:‘Tangled technology’ from Flickr user stuant63. ‘Clouds’ from Flickr user karindaziel.Ranganathan portrait from Wikimedia Commons. Shibbolego from The Brick Testament: _killed/jg12_05-06.htmlShibboleth image from University of Chicago: