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• How Users navigate to eJournal Content
Introducing the key starting points for research – features and benefits of
gateways, eJournal hosts, publisher web sites, aggregators, search engine-based
gateways and library gateways. Why librarians purchase access to starting
points. Identifying the major players involved in eJournal provision. Where do
users choose to begin their research? Advances in user navigation.
Libraries Manage User Navigation Linking through URL and OpenURL, the
development and importance of Link Servers. The role of library web pages,
OPACs, A-Z lists, Federated Search and administration/admin tools.
Authentication User authentication methodologies and their limitations: IP
address ranges, proxies and firewalls, Athens, digital certificates, Shibboleth,
OpenID and geolocation.
• Usage Statistics COUNTER and SUSHI standards.
How librarians use statistics.
• Current Initiatives Introduction to
major publishing industry initiatives
Going Mobile A brief look at delivery of eJournals to mobile devices
This course will commence at 09:30 (registration, with
tea/coffee, from 09:00) and end at approximately 17:00
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
gain a business-level grounding in eJournal delivery technologies
greater insight into customers’ technical and business requirements
understand the role technology plays in eJournal deployment and
Who should attend:
marketing and customer service staff, senior management who need a refresher
course, new technical hires from outside the industry. This course covers
technologies that are vital to the delivery of eJournals and therefore need to
be widely understood by all departments within the publishing
'I gained very useful knowledge on this course.'
Anna Lech, SAGE Publications
'Very interesting and engaging – lots of content was covered.'
James Phillpotts, OUP
'I thought the course was excellent and packed with lots of interesting stuff that I hadn't really appreciated properly before.'
Alan Singleton, Editor of Learned Publishing
'Very interesting grounding on e-Journals.'
Helen Sumner, RCIP
'Lots of content delivered in an accessible and entertaining way – perfect to anchor my level of understanding.'
Genny Early, Taylor & Francis
'The course enables you to make your knowledge of the e-journal technology more systematic and structured.'
Marcin Kwiatkowski, Sage Publications Ltd
'Excellent coverage across many areas'
Kathy Law, Highwire Press