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Re: Electronic acquisitions position

At The Ohio State University,  we have a high level paraprofessional,
Library Associate 1 position that handles the following:

assists librarians in selection details
brings in appropriate record from OCLC,
places order,
established IP range
manages invoices and payments,
coordinates renewals,
handles access problems
add/change URL information,
removes superceded records

And a lower lever paraprofesional  assistant who:

-- keeps up with OhioLINK activities, holdings information, database

And we're doing an internal search to fill a faculty level position as
Electronic Resources Coordinator.

Tracks statistics for electronic acquisitions -- handled by IT staff at the

-- Trisha Davis
Head, Serials and Electronic Resources Dept.

At 05:30 PM 2/15/02 -0500, you wrote:
>I'm not sure this is the correct list to post my question to, but I'm
>wondering if other libraries have a staff position which coordinates
>electronic resource acquisitions--brings in appropriate record from OCLC,
>places order, manages invoices and payments, tracks statistics for
>electronic acquisitions, coordinates renewals, add/change URL information,
>removes superceded records, and generally just keeps all the ducks in a
>row for these related processes. It sure would help me out to know if you
>have a position like this, and some idea of the staff level and
>experience. Many many thanks, and my apologies if this seems too
>off-topic. I would be happy to just accept direct messages and send a
>summary to the list. Carole
>Carole Richter
>Electronic Resources Coordinator
>University of Notre Dame Libraries