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Electronic Resources Management Committee

Minutes for meeting on July 25, 2007, 2 p.m. Library East conf. rm.

Present:

Recorder

1. Discussion, brief demo / look at Serials Solutions 360 ERM. – Doug, Jay, Steve

Committee viewed a demonstration of 360 Resource Manager ERM, Serials Solutions' hosted electronic resource management service.

During the investigation of this product, the committee noted several advantages over our current ERM product, Verde:

The committee also noted several potential disadvantages with 360 Resource Manager:

The committee agreed to continue its investigation of 360 Resource Manager. It was suggested that the committee draft a set of questions and criteria to discuss with Serials Solutions at a potential meeting during the Charleston Conference in November.


2. Shared print repositories for e-journal packages – Doug

Doug led a discussion of the current state of the Dim Archive, and possible future directions. The Dim Archive is a cooperative effort among several Florida State University Libraries to preserve print copies of electronic journals currently received in electronic-only format.

Doug is scheduled to have a conference call with Glenn Jaeger of Absolute Backorder Services next Tuesday to discuss possible future directions for the Dim Archive.

Next Meeting

2 p.m., Wednesday, August 22; Library East Conference Room

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