Reading Materials

In addition to the following list, The E-Resources Management Handbook has a handy chapter on Electronic resources management for electronic resources librarians: a bibliography.

General (open access)


  • The digital librarian's legal handbook, John N. Gathegi. New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, c2012.
  • The E-Resources Management Handbook (open access - more info)
  • Licensing digital content: a practical guide for librarians, Lesley Ellen Harris. Chicago : American Library Association, 2002.
  • Managing electronic resources: a LITA guide, Ryan O. Weir. Chicago : ALA TechSource, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2012
  • Perspectives on serials in the hybrid environment, Harriet Lightman and John P. Blosser, editors. Chicago : Association for Library Collections & Technical Services/American Library Association, 2007
  • SPEC Kits, Washington, D.C. : Systems and Procedures Exchange Center, 1973-. (more info)