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The Concept of Electronic Resource Usage in Libraries
Rachel A. Fleming-May and Jill E. Grogg
Item Number: 978-0-8389-5812-4
 
Publisher: ALA TechSource
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Library Technology Reports, August/September 2010 (46:6)

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36 pages
8.5" x 11"
Softcover
Year Published: 2010
As any librarian knows, libraries of all sizes and types invest a significant portion of their budget in the acquisition of electronic resources. In addition to implementing and administering these resources, librarians are also responsible for analyzing and demonstrating their cost-effectiveness.

In the new issue of Library Technology Reports, Jill E. Grogg and Rachel A. Fleming-May present a review of the state of the art of electronic resources use measurement, highlighting the importance of presenting clear and meaningful measurement of electronic resources use in research, assessment, and standards creation. They explore the nature of current standards, tools, and initiatives for measuring and reporting electronic resources usage.

Topics Covered in this Issue Include:
  • Assessing Use and Usage
  • Standards, Tools, and Other Products
  • Improving Understanding of Electronic Resources Usage
  • Practitioner Responses on the Collection and Use of Usage Statistics


About the Authors

Rachel A. Fleming-May is an assistant professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee. She received her PhD from the University of Alabama in 2008, and she has published and presented about use and usage, including in Portal: Libraries and the Academy.

Jill E. Grogg is the e-resources librarian at the University of Alabama Libraries. Grogg has widely published on topics such as reference linking, e-resource management, and digital libraries. She was named a 2007 Mover & Shaker by Library Journal.
 
 

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