Using Google Calendar as an Email Alert System for Electronic Resource Renewals

Steven Shapiro


This article describes an innovative and simple way for libraries to generate email reminders for the renewal and payment of electronic resources using Google Calendar. The advantages of using Google Calendar include cost (itâs free) and ease of use. Setting up an email alert system using Google Calendar enables librarians to track and manage their electronic resources more effectively.


email alerts; Google Calendar; renewal; payment; databases; electronic resources management

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ISSN: 1947-525X