Publishers, Librarians and Subscription Agents Speak on Tracking E-journal Perpetual Rights

Workflow | November 29, 2017

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A recent article in Against the Grain features a recap of the 2017 Electronic Resources and Librarian (ER&L) session, “Tracking E-journal Perpetual Rights: A Discussion Among Publishers, Vendors, and Librarians,” which considers how collaboration can make the process more efficient and worthwhile.

Understanding perpetual rights and who is responsible for tracking the information is an important part of the electronic library system. Against the Grain provides a recap of the 2017 Electronic Resources and Librarian (ER&L) session, “Tracking E-journal Perpetual Rights: A Discussion Among Publishers, Vendors, and Librarians.” Learn how subscription agents handle things from tracking the movement of e-journals between publishers and platforms, to how title changes are presented. You can also read about some of the challenges libraries say they face with perpetual access and much more. The ER&L session was presented by Teri Oparanozie, Sam Houston State University; Jackie Ricords, IGI Global; and Carol Seiler, EBSCO Information Services.

“How does your company track perpetual/post cancellation entitlements of your customers and ensure that access remains available?”

Read the full recap here.

Read the Full Recap

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