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 14

Unit topic: Perpetual Access

Reading list:

  1. Jennifer Watson (2008) “Preservation Concerns in the E-Resources Environment” in Maria D.D. Collins and Patrick L. Carr (Eds) Managing the Transition from Print to Electronic Journals and Resources. New York: Routledge, pp 45-63.
  2. Library of Congress Speaker Series: Eileen Fenton “Portico: An Electronic Archiving Service” 45 minute video 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