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E-Books, Soup to Nuts: Considering Workflows for Electronic Books
Many libraries have already have access to packages of electronic books, and are either considering or putting into place two other methods of acquisition: title-by-title selection and patron-driven acquisitions (PDA). ...
Rules of thumb for deselecting, relocating, and retaining bound journals
Purpose – Like many other academic libraries, Joyner Library at East Carolina University has experienced pressure in recent years to convert stacks space to other uses. The rise of electronic collections coupled with the ...
Weeding One STEPP at a Time
Joyner Library recently had to make space for a new campus partner. To do so we focused our activity on print journals. We created a set of rules guiding our deselection, storage, and retention decisions.
Trusting Digital Preservation for Print Collection Management, Or How Librarians Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the "E"
This article advocates planning for the management of print collections in light of digital preservation activities. Three activities include deduplicating print holdings from archival online journal packages, participating ...
Open Access (Review)
No Shelf Required 2 (Review)
The Structure of Scholarly Communications within Academic Libraries
Academic libraries often define their administrative structure according to services they offer, including research services, acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, and so on. Scholarly Communications is something of a ...
Library Management Tips that Work (Review)
Book review of Carol Smallwood's Library Management Tips that Work (ALA, 2011).
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Data Migration: a Case Study with ECU
In 2016, East Carolina University sought a user-friendly, innovative system for faculty activity reporting to replace their current technology. Although their requirements were straightforward—integration with institutional ...