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Customer-based collection development : an overview

Author: Karl Bridges
Publisher: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A collection of essays on patron-driven acquisitions (PDA), with special emphasis on e-books. Both positive and negative aspects are addressed.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Bridges
OCLC Number: 1148826483
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 205 pages)
Contents: E-books and patron driven acquisitions in academic libraries / Cristina Caminita, LSU Libraries, Louisiana State University --
A hard DDA's night : managing a consortial demand driven acquisitions program for e-books / Sarah Hartman-Caverly, Delaware County Community College; Amy McColl, Swarthmore College; Norm Medeiros, Haverford College; Mike Persick, Haverford College --
Selectors' perceptions of e-book patron-driven acquisitions / Judith M. Nixon, Suzanne M. Ward, Robert S. Freeman --
Flying in late : a pilot PDA on a microscopic budget / Jamie L. Conklin, Erik Sean Estep --
A case study for PDA on a shoe-string budget : an evolving vision for collection development through three pilot projects / Naomi Ikeda Chow, Ryan James --
Technical services aspects of demand-driven ebook acquisitions / Kay Downey, Kent State University --
Brigham Young University's patron-driven acquisitions : does it stand the test of time? / Jared L. Howland, Rebecca Schroeder, Tom Wright --
Patron driven digital collection development in archives / Maura Valentino --
PDA in a multi-library setting : challenges, implementation, and outcomes / Jeanne Harrell, Carmelita Pickett, Simona Tabacaru, Jeannette Ho, Ana Ugaz, Nancy Burford --
Reasons to be skeptical about patron driven acquisitions : a summary / John Buschman, Dean of University Libraries, Seton Hall University --
Patron-driven vs. librarian-selected : three years of comparative e-book usage / Dracine Hodges.
Responsibility: edited by Karl Bridges.


A collection of essays on patron-driven acquisitions (PDA), with special emphasis on e-books. Both positive and negative aspects are addressed.


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