Cases on Electronic Records and Resource Management Implementation in Diverse Environments

Cases on Electronic Records and Resource Management Implementation in Diverse Environments

Janice Krueger (Clarion University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Release Date: August, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 467
ISBN13: 9781466644663|ISBN10: 1466644664|EISBN13: 9781466644670|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4466-3


While web-based accessible materials have offered academic libraries an effective approach to managing electronic records and resources for its service population, a cross-discipline approach has not yet been executed.

Cases on Electronic Records and Resource Management Implementation in Diverse Environments brings together real-life examples of how electronic records and resource management have been implemented across disciplines. Offering theories amid legal and ethical concerns of electronic records and resource management, this publication is essential for professionals involved in the education of library and information science and the training of individuals responsible for electronic records management in various disciplines.

Topics Covered

  • Digital Government Documents
  • Electronic Data Exchange
  • Electronic Medical Records
  • Electronic Records and Resource Management
  • Music Storage and Retrieval
  • Proprietary vs. Open Source Systems
  • Scholarly Publishing

Reviews and Testimonials

Real-life examples show how electronic records and resource management have been implemented in education and libraries, medicine, law, and government. Among the topics are The Titusville Historical Society, illustrating challenges in representing local image collections, Redeemer University's adoption of institutional repository using the principles of electronic information management systems, the experience of a medium-sized healthcare organization library transitioning from print to online-only resources, a conceptual framework of functional requirements for managing electronic court records in the Superior Court of Malaysia, and the US Environmental Protection Agency.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Table of Contents
Daniel O. O’Connor
Janice M. Krueger
Janice M. Krueger
Chapter 1
Tracy L. McPeck
This case study examines the user experience of six public library catalogs (OPACs) in terms of the next-generation characteristics identified by... Sample PDF
Electronic Resources and Next-Generation Public Library Catalogs
Chapter 2
Aiping Chen-Gaffey
The rapid growth of electronic resources continues to challenge traditional methods of cataloging library collections, forcing a cataloging... Sample PDF
Managing Vendor Records for Monographic E-Collections at a Medium-Sized Academic Library
Chapter 3
Daniel Gelaw Alemneh, Ralph Hartsock
Important products in an academic library’s collection are Masters Theses and Doctoral Dissertations since they represent a wealth of scholarly and... Sample PDF
Theses and Dissertations from Print to ETD: The Nuances of Preserving and Accessing those in Music
Chapter 4
Shu-Fen Hung Lin, Hsueh-Hua Chen
The digitized collections and their associated metadata records are one of the most important electronic resources that require constant and ongoing... Sample PDF
Construction of a Culture-Rich Database System for Indigenous Documentary Records: Conceptual Model, Flexible Classification, and Methodology
Chapter 5
Rhonda L. Clark
Local history and genealogical collections provide valuable information to the public, when adequate reference services and access to the collection... Sample PDF
Challenges in Representing Local Image Collections: The Case of the Titusville Historical Society
Chapter 6
Sally Stieglitz
The American Memory Project is a digital collection of historical resources maintained by the Library of Congress and freely available to the public... Sample PDF
The American Memory Project
Chapter 7
Lindsay Lauridsen
The Topaz Japanese-American Relocation Center Digital Collection was a digitization project carried out by the Digital Initiatives Department of... Sample PDF
Topaz Japanese-American Relocation Center Digital Collection: A Case Study
Chapter 8
Samuel C. Avemaria Utulu, Adebayo A. Akadri
This case is about the influence of the Internet on scholarly communication and the emergence of various access-to-knowledge initiatives. Major... Sample PDF
A Case of Redeemer’s University Adoption of Institutional Repository Using the Principles of Electronic Information Management Systems
Chapter 9
Janice M. Krueger
This chapter highlights how a graduate program in library science structured a university’s course management system to address the data gathering... Sample PDF
Building a Digital Repository for Accreditation through Courseware
Chapter 10
Daniel Stafford, Robert Flatley
The Rohrbach Library of Kutztown University manages its electronic resources using a disconnected array of resources including spreadsheets, paper... Sample PDF
Choosing and Implementing an Open Source ERMS
Chapter 11
ERMS Druthers  (pages 181-191)
Cynthia Snell
In an effort to find an online-automated electronic resource management system that provides licensing, acquisitions, and statistical information... Sample PDF
ERMS Druthers
Chapter 12
Karen Ervin
This chapter examines the literature of healthcare in the United States during the transitioning to electronic records. Key government legislation... Sample PDF
Legal and Ethical Considerations in the Implementation of Electronic Health Records
Chapter 13
Jami M. Clark
Seneca Medical Center is a primary care practice that implemented an electronic medical record system in 2005. Since implementation, the practice... Sample PDF
Implementation of Electronic Records in a Medical Practice Setting
Chapter 14
Ann Glusker, Elisa Hoelscher
The Pacific Health Organization’s Medical Library transitioned from its holdings being entirely in print to entirely online in an extremely short... Sample PDF
Transitioning from Print to Online-Only Resources: The Experience of a Medium-Sized Healthcare Organization Library
Chapter 15
YooJin Ha
The global conglomerate enterprise called libraries has spent over a century providing access to specialized trans-language and trans-alphabet... Sample PDF
Access to Scholarly Information across Disciplines, Languages, and Alphabets
Chapter 16
Nurussobah Hussin, Rusnah Johare
Technological change has always been a challenge to archivists, record practitioners, and IT personnel. The management of physical records fails to... Sample PDF
Conceptual Framework of Functional Requirements for the Management of Electronic Court Records in the Superior Court of Malaysia
Chapter 17
Vanderlei Batista dos Santos, Daniela Francescutti Martins Hott, Luís Marcelo de Oliveira Braz
This chapter presents a case study concerning the digital files of the legislative proposals1 produced by the Chamber of Deputies (CD), one of the... Sample PDF
Digital File of the Legislative Proposal: A Case Study on Applying the InterPARES Project Guidelines in the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies
Chapter 18
Kristen Cissne
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is considered the official record keeper of the United States of America. In existence for... Sample PDF
NARA: A Digitization Case Study
Chapter 19
Sabrina Catani
In the last few years, the Province of Forlì-Cesena has started a records digitization process aimed at producing digital records to be preserved... Sample PDF
The Preservation of Electronic Records: Decision Acts Signed by the Department Heads
Chapter 20
Susan M. Hendrickson, Margo E. Young
This chapter provides an overview of the electronic records management initiatives by the Records and Engineering Document Services Group at the Jet... Sample PDF
Electronic Records Management at a Federally Funded Research and Development Center
Chapter 21
Daniela Simonini
In the last twenty years, the organization of the administrative divisions of the Italian state has been deeply modified to improve the provision of... Sample PDF
Guidelines for the Creation of the Electronic Protocol Register in an Electronic Records Management System
Chapter 22
Amanda Snyder
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provides access to information on a variety of topics related to the environment and strives to inform... Sample PDF
Environmental Protection Agency
Chapter 23
Edith K. Beckett
The New Jersey State Library has managed a successful print depository program for the last 55 years. In the mid-1990s, many state government... Sample PDF
Creating a 21st Century State Publications Depository
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Janice M. Krueger, Ed.D. is an associate professor in the Department of Library Science at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Her major responsibilities center on preparing students for varied library careers through the Master of Science in Library Science degree and school library media programs. She has experienced many aspects of librarianship through her prior wok in public, academic, and law libraries. Her research interests focus on information literacy and emerging technologies for libraries. She enjoys music, reading, bike riding, and walking in her spare time.