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Electronic resources (e-resources) represent an increasingly important component of the collection building activities of libraries. Two decades after the advent of electronic journals and database, librarians are still grappling with best ways to manage e-resources. Best practices for managing e-resources are critical whether you are new or have been engaged in it for years. One important aspect of librarian role is to provide access to online resources-free, open access, or subscribed to all valuable resources in an intuitive way for easy to use at one-stop shop.

Creating a vibrant and sustainable electronic resources management (ERM) in library requires knowledge on emerging trends & techniques along with related issues & challenges. In this conference, library professionals from different region discuss on how new technologies or the best practices useful for the library users.  This conference will focus current trend and techniques used in the management of e-resources life cycle by invited talks, panel discussion and demonstration. This platform will provide clarity and ensure that e-resources within the library are developed with due consideration of cost, technical feasibility, licensing, access and preservation requirements and constraints with an eye toward sustainability.


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