1. Electronic journals project.
a. Beginning in the summer (June/July), focus on the licenses for the electronic magazines available through EBSCO's EJS service. There are 329 titles in EJS linked to our account as of April 2011. In the first round, verify all titles which are currently enabled and identify any titles which have been cancelled. Prepare a list of active titles for submission to Serials Solutions by August. Team members involved: Harriett, Samantha and Elizabeth.
b. After the first round is completed, in August begin activation of titles which require additional licensing work. As of April 2011, 60 titles do not have active access. Confirm subscription status. For those titles remaining, determine license requirements to activate and complete activation process. Activate 10 titles a month until all possible titles are activated. This should eliminate the backlog of activation problems and in years to come only regular annual maintenance should be required. Team members involved: Harriett, and Samantha, with some student help.
c. In January, following ECO renewal, check access to those titles and prepare a list of changes for submission to Serials Solutions by February. Team members involved: Harriett and Samantha.
2. Missing issues project.
a. During the fall (August/December), focus on the periodicals missing issues file, by either finding replacements or making final decisions as to continued retention for issues missing in 2005-2008. Once these years are completed, the backlog will be eliminated and normal workload will be to make final decisions on one old year each year. Team members involved: Harriett, Elizabeth, with some student help.
3. Respond to any procedural changes required in invoice handling and other financial concerns caused by the switch to the Banner financial software in the University Business Office. Team members involved: All members of Technical Services who handle invoicing.
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