Electronic Resource Management (ERM): Procurement Policies, Issues and Challenges in Indian Libraries

Verma, Sandeep Kumar and T K, Gireesh Kumar and Singh, Kunwar Electronic Resource Management (ERM): Procurement Policies, Issues and Challenges in Indian Libraries. Journal of Indian Library Association, 2021, vol. 57, n. 4, pp. 1-11. [Journal article (Paginated)]

Electronic Resource Management (ERM) Procurement Policies Issues and Challenges in the Indian Libraries.pdf

Download (151kB) | Preview

English abstract

This paper provides an overview of electronic resources and its management prevailed in Indian libraries. Also analyses the procurement policies, current trends, issues and challenges faced by the library professionals to provide an effective electronic resource collection to its users in a better way. One of the challenges faced by the librarians to get access to electronic recourses is the availability of the required funds for purchasing it. However, up to some extent consortium for electronic journals help to acquire more resources. This paper would help the librarians to understand the challenges in procuring and managing electronic resources and to take appropriate measures to avoid the issues related.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: E-resource, Electronic resource management, ERM, e-publishing, Procurement Policies.
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HA. Periodicals, Newspapers.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HI. Electronic Media.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HN. e-journals.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JB. Serials management.
Depositing user: Dr. Gireesh Kumar T. K.
Date deposited: 11 Jan 2022 06:33
Last modified: 11 Jan 2022 06:33
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/42776


Allen, B. M., & A, Hirshon. (1998). Hanging together to avoid hanging separately: Opportunities for Academic Libraries and Consortia. Information Technology and Libraries, 17(1), 36-44.

Anderson, I. et al. (2004). Electronic resource management: Report of the DLF electronic resource management initiative, Appendix A: Functional Requirements for Electronic Resource Management, 49-61. Washington, D.C.: Digital Library Federation. Retrieved from: https://old.diglib.org/pubs/

Balasubramani, J., Anbalagan, M., & Thangavel, R. (2017). Electronic resource management tools: with special reference to open-source software, conference: issues, challenges and opportunities of library resource management (CICOLRM 2017), Retrieved from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/323935153

Fleming, J. et al. (2014). Working together –innovative collaboration in social care research. Qualitative Social Work, 13(5), 706–722.

Library Manual (2013). Sir Dorabji Tata Memorial Library. Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). Sion Trombay Road, Deonar Mumbai. 01-39. Retrieved from: http://library.tiss.edu/sites/all/themes/clean_theme/pdfdoc/libmanual.pdf

Oo, S. (2016). A Study on Library Consortium and Prospects of Academic Libraries in Myanmar. Myanmar Education Research and Learning Portal (MERAL), Yadanabon University Research Journal. Retrieved from:https://meral.edu.mm/record/405/file_preview/A%20Study%20on%20Library%20Consortium-.pdf?allow_aggs=True

Patra, N. K. (2017). Electronic resource management (ERM) in libraries of management institutes in India. The Electronic Library, 35(5), 1013-1034. Retrieved from: https://doi.org/10.1108/EL01-2016-0020

Patra, N. K., & Jha, S. S. (2016). Comparative analysis of electronic resource management systems (ERMS): A web study. In. Management Association (Ed.), Project Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications (pp. 975 1004). Hershey, IGI Global. Retrieved from:10.4018/978-1-5225-0196-1.ch048

Sadeh, T., & Ellingsen, M. (2005). Electronic resource management systems: the need and the realization. New Library World, 106(5/6), 208-218. Retrieved from: https://doi.org/10.1108/03074800510595823

Singh, P. K. (2019). Central Library: library policy & procedures (manual). (File no.CUSB/CL/16/2018). Central University of South Bihar, 01-40. Retrieved from: https://www.cusb.ac.in/assets/policy/lpp2021.pdf

Stephen, G. (2017). Electronic resource management in academic libraries: tools and techniques, conference: issues, challenges and opportunities of library resource management (CICOLRM-2017). International Journal for Innovative Research in Multidisciplinary Field, Vol-2 (Special Issue), 82-85. Retrieved from: https://www.ijirmf.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/FULL-ISSUE-CICOLRM-FEB-2017.pdf

Verma, S. K., Gireesh, T. K., & Tripathi, A.(2021). Electronic resources of libraries of First-Generation Indian Institute of Management (IIM): An evaluative analysis. Library Philosophy and Practice (ejournal), 5356. Retrieved from: https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/5356/dlf102/dlf102.htm.


Downloads per month over past year

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item