Title: Licensing Electronic Resources in Academic Libraries: A Practical Handbook
Authors: Corey S. Halaychik & Blake Reagan
Paperback: 978-0081021071, $78.95; eBook: 9780081021088, $78.95; Bundle Print & eBook: $94.74
Imprint: Cambridge, MA : Chandos Publishing, 
Licensing Electronic Resources in Academic Libraries: A Practical Handbook provides librarians charged with reviewing, negotiating, and processing licenses with fundamental information that will ensure they not only understand the contents of a license, but are also able to successfully complete the licensing life cycle from start to finish. The contents of the monograph includes basic concepts, real word examples, and tips for negotiation.
- Ideal resource for both new and practicing librarians who are responsible for licensing information resources
- Written from both a librarian’s and procurement officer’s point-of-view
- Includes examples directly related to libraries
- Provides a step-by-step explanation of contract language and suggestions on how to best negotiate impasses and negotiation tips
Electronic Resource Librarians, Acquisition Librarians, Collection Development Librarians…”
Tom is originally from Brooklyn N.Y but has spent his entire professional career in South Carolina, most recently as Head of Reference Services at the College of Charleston. As part of the Against the Grain and Charleston Conference team, he serves as the associate editor of the print ATG as well as the co-editor of the webpage. Tom’s conference duties include coordinating the Penthouse Suite interviews as well as the conference poster sessions.
He received his MLS from the University of Buffalo, SUNY and a second master’s in public administration from the College of Charleston and the Univ. of South Carolina. His wife Carol and he live in downtown Charleston and she is an artist and a tour guide offering historic walking tours of the city.