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Guide to Licensing and Acquiring Electronic Information

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Provides direction and suggestions for the selection, acquisition, and licensing of electronic materials for libraries. The steps involved in the process of purchasing most of the existing electronic formats presently available are clearly delineated. Issues from policy concerns, through access and ownership, to licensing and the role of consortia are all covered. Specialized sets of considerations not previously weighed when selecting purchasing material in more traditional formats are included as well as a sample set of of licensing guidelines.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Part 1 Acknowledgments Part 2 I. Introduction Chapter 3 A. Purpose of This Book Chapter 4 B. Definitions and Scope Part 5 II. Formats of Electronic Information: Discussion of Material Types Chapter 6 A. Electronic Journals Chapter 7 B. Electronic Books Chapter 8 C. DVDs and Videotapes Chapter 9 D. Video Games (Instructional and Recreational) Chapter 10 E. CD-ROM Chapter 11 F. Software Chapter 12 G. Locally and Remotely Loaded Full-Text Content Part 13 III. Selection Chapter 14 A. Selection Criteria Chapter 15 B. Hardware/Software Considerations Chapter 16 C. Other Considerations Part 17 IV. Acquisitions Chapter 18 A. Major Issues to Be Considered during the Acquisition Process Chapter 19 B. Mechanics of the Order Process Part 20 V. Licensing Chapter 21 A. Nonnegotiable Licenses Chapter 22 B. Negotiated Licenses Chapter 23 C. License Review Chapter 24 D. Institutional Definitions Chapter 25 E. Basic Rights Chapter 26 F. Obligations Chapter 27 G. Other Issues Part 28 VI. Consortial Purchasing Part 29 Appendix A: Sample Nonnegotiable License Agreements Part 30 Appendix B: The Decision-Making Process for Purchasing Electronic Information Resources Part 31 Appendix C: Licensing Electronic Information Resources Part 32 Appendix D: Sample Definitions of Terms in License Agreements Part 33 Glossary Part 34 References Part 35 Additional Resources

Portrait

Stephen Bosch currently serves as Materials, Budget, Procurement, and Licensing Librarian at the University of Arizona Library. He is a member of the ALA ALCTS CMDS Nominating Committee, and was a contributing author for Guide to User Needs Assessment for Integrated Information Resource Management and Collection Development (Scarecrow Press, 2001). Patricia A. Promis is an Associate Librarian at the University of Arizona Library. She serves as Team Leader for the Special Collections, Fine Arts and Humanities Team. She was a contributing author to Guide to Selecting and Acquiring CD-ROMs, Software, and other Electronic Publications. Christopher L. Sugnet is the Director for the Collection Development and Management Division at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He was also a contributing author for Guide to Library User Needs Assessment for Integrated Information Resource Management and Collection Development.

Pressestimmen

Overall, this is a good, quick, and short introduction for anyone who has to deal with purchasing, licensing, and providing access to electronic resources. I found the sample agreements and assistance with licensing arrangements to be the most useful sections of the book. Public Services Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 2/3 (2006) Three acquisitions experts provide nuts-and-bolts information on electronic materials for librarians in all types of facilities in the Guide to Licensing and Acquiring Electronic Information. Authors Stephen Bosch, Patricia A. Promis, and Chris Sugnet cover all the factors involved in the selection, acquisition, and licensing of electronic materials, including policy concerns as well as the role of consortia. They also provide a sample set of licensing guidelines and an extensive bibliography and webliography. American Libraries This volume serves as a detailed guide for librarians on acquiring information in an electronic format. Librarians Bosch, Promis, and Sugnet present an overview of the subject, and introduce different types of electronic information: electronic journals,electronic books, DVDs & videotapes, video games, CD-ROMs, software, and locally and remotely loaded full-text content. They discuss the many considerations involved in selecting material and in the acquisitions process, and provide information on licensing and on consortial purchasing. Appendixes contain sample agreements, term definitions, and more. While the book is designed primarily for educational libraries, it can be useful to other types of libraries as well. It is not indexed... Reference and Research Book News This volume serves as a detailed guide for librarians on acquiring information in an electronic format. Librarians Bosch, Promis, and Sugnet present an overview of the subject, and introduce different types of electronic information: electronic journals, electronic books, DVDs & videotapes, video games, CD-ROMs, software, and locally and remotely loaded full-text content. They discuss the many considerations involved in selecting material and in the acquisitions process, and provide information on licensing and on consortial purchasing. Appendixes contain sample agreements, term definitions, and more. While the book is designed primarily for educational libraries, it can be useful to other types of libraries as well. It is not indexed. Reference and Research Book News
EAN: 9780810852594
ISBN: 0810852594
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2005
Seitenanzahl: 112 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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