Nasig 2001: A Serials Odyssey

1st Edition

Routledge
Published July 3, 2002
Reference - 368 Pages
ISBN 9780789019295 - CAT# HW13647

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Summary

Hone your technical skills to meet the challenges of the 21st century!

NASIG 2001: A Serials Odyssey addresses digital licensing issues, journal licensing, negotiation, and accessibility issues; and much, much more! This vital book puts the presentations and workshops from NASIG’s 16th Annual Conference, (2001, San Antonio, Texas) in your hands.

With NASIG 2001: A Serials Odyssey, you’ll learn more about:
  • the XML format, which is to the Web what MARC is to library systems
  • what the next generation of users will expect from serials librarians
  • how to implement the Tempe principles
  • how the UCITA legislation may impact libraries
  • three-dimensional text and “content chunks”
  • how to get published in the “publish or perish” academic world
  • the serials scene in Mexico
  • how journals are licensed in the United Kingdom
  • title access in aggregator databases
  • current linking methods and projects that provide access to full-text articles from online catalogs, databases and other full-text materials
  • the ins and outs of library consortia
  • outsourcing electronic journal licensing and negotiation
  • the CISTI Source/SUMO service
  • how to use the ONIX International standard for managing serials
  • and much more!

    You’ll also learn to sharpen your presentation skills, get tips on how to deal with difficult customers and employees, and receive practical advice on ways to “jump start” your career. The state-of-the-art information and practical insights you’ll find inside will increase your effectiveness and help you move your library smoothly into the future.

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