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ER&L 2015

February 22–25, 2015

Austin, Texas

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Take the helm and swab the decks: leading a small, academic e-resources team

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 1:45 PM–2:00 PM CST
Room 204
Conference Track

3. Organizational Strategies


e-resources management, change

Learning Objectives

Participants will be able to plan for e-resources workflow improvements, Participants will be able to foster collaboration with their users


Managing e-resources challenges even the best librarians. But how can a small, academic library crippled by chronic understaffing provide cutting-edge service with a skeleton crew? The presenter will describe his process for 'managing up', encouraging innovation from below, and reaching across the barrier to collaborate with public services librarians.


Nathan Carlson, Metropolitan State University