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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 websites, 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
• How libraries manage user navigation: linking
through URL and OpenURL, the development and importance of Link Servers; the
role of library web pages, web scale discovery and journals management tools
used by libraries
• 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
• Current initiatives: introduction to major
publishing industry initiatives
• Going mobile: a 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 16:00
By the end of the course delegates
w ill be able
Gain a business-level grounding in
eJournal delivery technologies, gain greater insight into customers’ technical and
business requirements and understand the role technology plays in eJournal
deployment and discoverability.
Who should attend
and customer service staff, senior management who need a refresher course and
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 business.
'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, RCNP
'Lots of content delivered in an accessible and entertaining way – perfect to anchor my level of understanding.'
Genny Early, Taylor & Francis
'Excellent coverage across many areas'
Kathy Law, Highwire Press
'The course enables you to make your knowledge of the e-journal technology more systematic and structured'
Marcin Kwiatkowski, Sage Publications Ltd