LIS 855: Reading Journal Final Reflective Post

I used the LIS 855 reading journal partly to jumpstart my first attempt at a “professional blog.”  I figured that since a major blogging pitfall is failure to actually blog, this would be a good way to establish a firm foundation for what I hope will be my professional blog for years to come. Continue reading

LIS 855: Reading Journal Week 13

Unit topic: Reflections on the Worklife of an ER Librarian

Reading list:

  1. Rebecca S. Albitz, Wendy Allen Shelbern (2007) “Marian Through the Looking Glass: The Unique Evolution of the Electronic Resources (ER) Librarian Position” in Mark Jacobs (Ed) Electronic Resources Librarianship and Management of Digital Information: Emerging and Professional Roles, Binghamton NY: Hayword, pp 15-30.
  2. Glenda Griffin (2009) “How to survive as a new serialist” Chapter in The E-Resources Management Handbook. (2006-present) Editor Graham Stone, Rick Anderson, Jessica Feinstein. Continue reading

LIS 855: Reading Journal Week 9

Unit topic: Electronic Resource Management Systems–Vendors & Functionalities

Reading list:

  1. Maria D.D. Collins “ERM Systems: Background, Selection and Implementation, Chapter 10 in Maria D.D. Collins and Patrick L. Carr (Eds) Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources. New York: Routledge, pp 181-206.
  2. Hogarth, M.; Bloom, V. “Chapter XVII: Panorama of Electronic Resource Management Systems” Chapter 17 in H. Yu and S. Breivold Electronic Resource Management in Libraries: Research and Practice. Information Science Reference: Hershey PA, 2008. Continue reading