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Getting started with demand-driven acquisitions for e-books : a LITA guide

Author: Theresa S Arndt
Publisher: Chicago : ALA TechSource, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Series: LITA guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Although it is impossible for one guide to provide a comprehensive overview of all e-book management issues that libraries face, Arndt answers the questions that arose when her library system began investigating demand-driven acquisitions for e-books in 2012. In doing so, Arndt provides a list of many of the questions that a library should ask of itself, its vendors, and its users. As such, this is a practical  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theresa S Arndt
ISBN: 9780838913147 0838913148
OCLC Number: 902599218
Notes: "Literary and Information Technology Association"--Cover.
Description: xiv, 99 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: What is demand driven acquisition, and why do it? --
Local policy considerations and DDA management --
Optimizing user access with DDA --
Budgeting for DDA --
Cataloging aspects of DDA / by Kirk Doran --
Assessment of DDA --
Participating in DDA with a consortium --
Appendix A. DDA workflow using a library services provider and an e-book aggregator --
Appendix B. Common characteristics of successful DDA programs.
Series Title: LITA guides.
Other Titles: Demand-driven acquisitions for e-books
Responsibility: Theresa S. Arndt.

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Thousands of e-books are published each year. With so many titles out there, how do you know which ones will actually circulate? Demand-driven acquisition may be the answer for your library, and  Read more...

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