23:3 (2008:09) 23rd Conference (2008): Poster Sessions

September 12, 2008 at 3:35 pm | Posted in Conference Reports, Poster Sessions | Leave a comment

POSTER SESSIONS
Reported by Gene Gardner

Six posters were presented for discussion.

The Prize of Vigilance: Reclaiming Acquisitions’ Funds Through Format and Use Data Review
deg farrelly, Arizona State University

Farelly illustrated how the library in 2006 and 2007 applied internal use data and availability in other formats to inform serial cancellation decisions. The outcome was a savings in acquisitions dollars, shelf space and fiche storage.

Creating and Maintaining a Web List of E-Journals With RSS Feed
Paoshan Yue, University of Nevada

In early 2005 the library began collecting e-journals with RSS feeds and then presented them on the library’s website.  The poster explained how they created the list as a data-drive webpage. The list is available to view at http://www.library.unr.edu/ejournals/alphaRSS.aspx?p_subj=6.

Scientific Data as End Product: Does the Concept of “Serial” Have a Role?
Jonathan David Makepeace, Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information, CISTI

CISTI has maintained a Depository of unpublished data since 1964.  Much of this data has been made available via their website for Canadian IP addresses. Jonathan looked at the traditional concept of “serial” to see if this is important in terms of validation authority or economic models.

Solved At First Sting: A Flowchart To Take The Deadly Sting Out of Troubleshooting E-Resources
Deborah England, Wright State University

The flowchart demonstrated the steps involved to make troubleshooting e-resources more logical and easier to understand.

Using ERM to Provide Subject Access to Journal Databases
Paul Moeller, University of Colorado at Boulder

This poster described how CUB now utilizes a dynamically updated “Find Articles and More” page which is generated from their electronic resource management system.  This allows alphabetical access to their databases.

Displaying EJS and Ingenta Titles: An A-Z List Challenge
Beverly Geckle, Middle Tennessee State University

Beverly developed a way of providing access to their journal list by utilizing the EJS platform and the Ingentaconnect platform.  She provides title access through the A-Z list but not coverage since she relies on the EJS and Ingenta platforms to provide the dates.

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