Frank Bove

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Rank: Associate Professor of Bibliography
Title: Electronic Resources Librarian
Department: Electronic Services
Office: Bierce 262C
Phone: 330-972-5104
Email: fjbove@uakron.edu


Selected Works - bepress: http://works.bepress.com/frank_bove/


Areas of Responsibility: Responsible for providing access to library electronic resources which includes maintaining the EBSCO eJournal A-Z list, EBSCO EDS (discovery layer), EZproxy configuration, administering the various user-interfaces to library electronic resources, creating and maintaining Sierra ERM resource records, and troubleshooting access to electronic resources; manages the Bierce Library Philosophy collection and provides information literacy and instructional support for the Philosophy Department.


Published Works:

A Path to Providing User-Centered Subject Guides

The experience at the University of Akron illustrates a transitional path from static Web sites to dynamic, user-centered Web design. Starting with Web-based subject resource guides that were difficult to maintain and navigate, University Libraries migrated to a content management system that solved existing maintenance issues and created the opportunity for interactive resource lists. Subsequent... Read more »

Transitioning from Marketing-Oriented Design to User-Oriented Design: A Case Study

The transition to a new architecture and design for an academic library Web site does not always proceed smoothly. This case study describes the experiences of a library at a large research university that hired an outside Web development contractor to create a new architecture and design for the university’s Web site using dotCMS, an open source content management system. The library participated... Read more »

What's Old Is New Again: Library Services and the Millennial Student
2008

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Electronic Resources Management (ERM): Part 2 (review)
2008

Reviews of Counter Project, NISO, SUSHI and SERU.
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Creating Database-Backed Library Web Pages Using Open Source Tools (review)
2007

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Developing a Web-Based Evaluation Tool for Purchasing Electronic Resources: A Librarian-Faculty-Student Partnership
2007

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Electronic Resources Management (ERM): Part 1 (review)
2006

Reviews of Digital Library Federation, Liblicense, and Electronic Resources & Libraries.
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Wiki Web Sites (review)
2006

Reviews of Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, LISWiki, and Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki.
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The Internet Library For Librarians (review)
2006

Review of The Internet Library For Librarians by Vianne Sha.
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Interactive Electronic Serials Cataloging Aid (IESCA) (review)
2006

Review of Interactive Electronic Serials Cataloging Aid by Wei Zhang and John Blosser.
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Subjects: Philosophy, Religion