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NASIG February webinar - Troubleshooting Electronic Resources with ILL Data publicist 08 Feb 2016 16:51 UTC


NASIG's Continuing Education Committee is hosting a one-hour
webinar "Troubleshooting Electronic Resources with ILL Data"
on February 18, 2016 at 1pm (EST).

Troubleshooting electronic resource linking issues can seem
to be an insurmountable task - so many resources, so little
time. Using ILL data on cancelled requests for materials
available online, the electronic resources staff at the
Samford University Library detected problems with the
implementation of their new link resolver as well as
metadata communication issues between databases and their
link resolver knowledgebase. The establishment of a workflow
for communicating cancelled ILL transaction data on an
ongoing basis has also improved the communication between
electronic resources staff and the ILL department thus
improving overall linking and customer services for our
users. This presentation will demonstrate how a single
cancelled ILL transaction can lead to the discovery and
solution of systemic linking problems.

Beth Ashmore
Metadata Librarian for Serials & Electronic Resources
Samford University

Beth Ashmore is Metadata Librarian for Serials and
Electronic Resources at Samford University Library. She
received her MS in Library and Information Science from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is co-author
of the book The Librarian’s Guide to Negotiation.

Registration deadline: February 17, 2016

Webinar Rates:
NASIG members: $35
NASIG non-member: $50
Group registration: $95
Link for registration page:

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