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Electronic Resources, Print Periodicals & Library Technology Unit

This is a public guide providing information about the e-resources & systems unit at Zahnow Library.

E-Resource Librarian


  • Revitalize AtoZ Database list by editing descriptions and adding permitted uses for users.  
  • Review published LibGuides for obsoleteness and redundancy.    
  • OCLC Collection Manager – enable Google Scholar linking; expose library electronic titles. 
  • Review individually subscribed titles for perpetual access.  
  • Review and make recommendations for DEI and the library electronic resources.  
  • Create a proposal for a new, standalone ERM (electronic resources management) system. 
  • Overlap analysis of titles. Experimenting with Fuzzy Match to do this. 

Ongoing projects:

  • Checking links in databases & electronic titles
  • Adding packages / titles to EDS as needed; testing; adjusting. 
  • Updating and adding resource records to current ERM system
  • Adding license information to current ERM system
  • Providing ticklers (reminders) via current ERM system
  • Adding vendor contacts via current ERM system
  • Creating and updating procedures