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Library Management

By Masha Garibyan, Simon McLeish, John Paschoud

ISBN-10: 1856045889

ISBN-13: 9781856045889

With the speedy bring up within the use of digital assets in libraries, coping with entry to on-line details is a space many librarians fight with. This useful e-book is the 1st to provide an explanation for the rules at the back of entry administration, the to be had applied sciences and the way they paintings. It presents special case experiences describing how entry administration is being carried out at organizational and nationwide degrees within the united states and Europe, and serves as a pragmatic advisor to the assets to be had to aid plan, enforce and function entry administration in libraries

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This means that the IP addresses that ISPs can assign will soon be of the new type, and therefore will bear no relation to the older type, meaning that all existing IP address-based access management rules will need to be updated. For more details, see Chapter 6 . Garibyan et al. Access & identity TEXT PROOF 04 07/10/2013 14:01 Page 33 CURRENT ACCESS MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGIES 33 Barcode patterns Many vendors who sell licences to access online resources to public libraries (which tend to have limited technical resources) use barcode patterns as a simple means of access control for users not physically on the library premises.

Fairly easy to use; fairly No scope for easy to manage. personalized services; granularity limited; difficult to manage; likely to be used insecurely. Fairly easy to use; easy Very hard for publishers for institutions to to manage properly; manage; allows likely to be used personalized services; insecurely; difficult to allows granular levels of allow access to some access down to individual subgroups of users but user. not to others. Integrates with existing Can be hard to set up; user/resource users can find federated management processes; access confusing.

By using a password which was also used for Registration other resources or selecting an easyand authentication to-guess password) is quite high. 5 User registration with publishers registration form, as opposed to through the purchase of a licence). 5. demonstrates how user registration with publishers might work. Federated access Federated access is a model for access control in which the authentication and authorization are separated and handled by different parties. If a user wishes to access a resource controlled by a service provider (SP), then they log into an identity provider (IdP), which passes information to the SP indicating successful authentication.

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