Electronic Resource Management and Serials & Continuations seeks to provide 1) processing of orders, invoices and credits to supply administrators with accurate and timely financial data to assist them in the management of the institution’s resources. 2) Seamless access to electronic, print and print plus online subscriptions through the libraries catalog, discovery layer and A to Z listing.
Provide input to support the efforts of library faculty and staff in their promotion of academic engagement by creating internal LibGuides.
Provide collective expertise for seamless access to all materials in various formats to support the learning process and cultivate academic excellence.
Acquire: Collaborated with Library Administration and liaisons to confirm purchase orders, licenses, vendors, processing and subscription types.
Implement: Collaborated, resolved, and managed all serial resources issues which included working with EBSCO, other vendors and Library IT
Oversaw and managed transition to Full Text Finder, working closely with EBSCO and Library IT.
Identified and corrected problems that resulted in the transition, which is ongoing
Implemented Full Text Finder Link Outs for various major databases (e.g., PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, etc.), working closely with individual vendors.
Assumed responsibility for managing Libguides databases.
Investigate: Close collaboration in the decision-making process for the purchase of print, print plus online and online only content.This includes issues relating to remote access, ILL, concurrent users, full text coverage and other access issues.
Develop project management expertise in order to implement projects that respond to users and support emerging technology and data needs.
Create, develop and implement uniform policies and procedures for continuing resources to ensure availability, accuracy and integrity of the collections across all Stony Brook University libraries.
Maintain accuracy in the library collections' lifecycle by anticipating the constantly evolving publication models and technologies of the academic publishing world.
Conversations with Library IT, and EBSCO in regards to issues that Stony Brook and other Universities share in the implementation of EBSCO FullTextFinder
SERMS has subscribed to various listservs and alerts that include issues regarding EBSCO EDS, Access Services, Clinical Key, Access Medicine and EBSCO.
Participate and contribute to the planning of a new library management system, providing expertise in the areas of acquisitions, serials cataloging and continuing resource management allowing seamless access to the collections.
Cultivate a merged collaborative workspace for ERMS/Serials & Continuations that provides an environment devoid of distractions and fosters concentration, communication and creativity.
Maintain a virtual learning space that supports distance learning communities, research and curricula initiatives by providing seamless access to online content by eliminating gaps between publishers, aggregators and subscription agents.
Create a learning environment where an exchange of ideas is encouraged and fostered so that cross-training provides a new skill set for each member of ERMS/Serials & Continuations.
Foster staff knowledge by providing access to webinars and encouraging attendance at national or regional conferences to increase creativity, skill sets and workflows.
Collaborate with Library Information Technology to develop strategies and create more efficient workflows in Aleph Cataloging and Acquisitions/Serials modules.
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