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Saturday, June 11 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Concurrent Session D1 -- Providing and Maintaining Access to Electronic Serials -- from Consortium and Member University Library's Perspectives

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Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is a consortium of Ontario’s 21 university libraries in Canada. Scholars Portal (SP) is an OCUL sponsored digital repository of over 40,000,000 full text scholarly articles drawn from 18,000 journals covering every academic discipline. Scholars Portal export its holdings to knowledgebase in SFX, 360 Link, Ebsco, and Keeper’s Registry. Scholars Portal maintains a central SFX instance for member libraries for their content subscribed via OCUL. University of Windsor library is an OCUL member library who uses SFX as OpenURL link resolver for their OCUL and local subscription content. This study will examine the work flow, the problems encountered in maintaining central and local SFX instance, and discuss the advantages and challenges of providing and maintaining access to electronic serials in consortium and member library.


Wei Zhao

Metadata Librarian, OCUL Scholars Portal--University of Toronto Libraries
Wei Zhao is a Senior Metadata Librarian at OCUL—Scholars Portal. She has been working on electronic journal management since 2004. Her research focus is on electronic resources management and metadata standards for academic libraries.

Shuzhen Zhao

Librarian, University of Windsor
Shuzhen Zhao is a bibliographic services librarian at the Leddy Library, University of Windsor, and a head for the Acquisition and Bibliographic Services Department. Her research interest is electronic resources management in academic libraries. Currently, she doing her PhD work on... Read More →

Saturday June 11, 2016 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
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