Middlebury

Collections Management

Collection Management purchases books, journals, online databases and journal archives, audio and visual media, printed music, and other items.  Our staff members locate requested material and place orders with vendors, negotiate license agreements for online materials, acquire performance rights and pay licensing fees for film screenings, pay vendors for all materials, track receipt of materials (including verifying access to online material we've paid for) and contact vendors when necessary to troubleshoot problems such as missing journal issues or difficulties gaining access to online ma

Tagging

What it is:

A tag is a piece of metadata (e.g., a keyword or term) assigned to a piece of digital information (such as an internet bookmark, image, or computer file).  Tagging is classifying content for other uses later, including "re-finding" it and sharing it.  Tagging is closely related to  social bookmarking.