Category Archives: e-resource mgmt

sudden clarity: definition of “perpetual”

 

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Advocacy: the joke’s on me

My first full-time position in a library was as the commercial binding prep person. It was a time-limited, para-professional position, filling in for someone who was on maternity leave. I fell in love with the preservation department SO HARD, which … Continue reading

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how we checked e-journal title lists in 2003

I found this as I was going through our historical license agreement files. Not much has changed in ten years!

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license review: it’s what i do

Over the last couple years I’ve been working my way through our file cabinet of license agreement materials, to see what is relevant to keep and what can be discarded. To demonstrate what an onerous process it is I thought … Continue reading

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Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources (MSU LEETS presentation)

I’ll be attending the MSU LEETS summit this week. Here is a link to the slides of my presentation: Marketing Your Library’s Electronic Resources (MSU LEETS presentation) from Marie Kennedy http://www.slideshare.net/orgmonkey/kennedy2013-leets

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this is my relieved face: *_*

This weekend I tested authentication access to all of our databases from outside the campus IP range, using the new proxy server. It went surprisingly well. I uncovered eleventy subscription/title problems, but the new proxy server seems to work very … Continue reading

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