- Marie Kennedy is the Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA. This blog is about organization, librarianship, and sometimes monkeys and/or bananas.
Category Archives: license agreements
Happy birthday, ERM! Two years ago today we met our trainer from Innovative Interfaces to set up the new module that would help us manage our growing collection of electronic resources. Here we are, two years later, with a fully … Continue reading
in the last 3 years of my work experience i’ve brought an e-resources management system to fruition, started a perpetual access inventory project, am in the middle of a thorough review of license agreements, tried a new usage statistics reporting … Continue reading
Libraries have been in the process of weeding print journal titles in favor of the e-format for years now. Some libraries are using their JSTOR backfile collections as their guides for which print to discard; if the title is in … Continue reading
i talked to a publisher rep yesterday about the situation with transferred titles and i’m afraid it is more stomach-churning than i anticipated. we recently discovered that an e-journal title to which we should have perpetual (i.e., forever) access had … Continue reading
Part of my job as the e-resources librarian is to negotiate the language of license agreements for e-resources that my library purchases or subscribes. After you’ve read a few licenses it is easy to pick up on language that is … Continue reading