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Collaborating to Analyze E-Journal Use Data: A Discussion of Cross-Institutional Cost-Per-Use Analysis Projects within the UNC System
This presentation discusses two projects within the University of North Carolina (UNC) system in which the system libraries collaborated to shared data to make cross-institutional analyses of expenditures, use, and ...
The Commitment to Securing Perpetual Journal Access: A Survey of Academic Research Libraries
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Current and emerging trends raise questions about the extent to which academic research libraries should continue to seek perpetual access provisions for journal acquisitions. To describe the questions being raised, this ...
Acquiring Articles through Unmediated, User-Initiated Pay-Per-View Transactions: An Assessment of Current Practices
(East Carolina University, 2009-12)
Depressed economic times often lead libraries to consider new practices, including alternatives to the traditional subscription model. This column discusses a pay-per-view (PPV) model for acquiring journal articles whereby ...
Assessing Return on Investment for E-Resources: A Cross-Institutional Analysis of Cost-Per-Use Data
(East Carolina University, 2011-01-09)
Libraries often rely on cost-per-use (CPU) data to measure the return on investment for their e-resource subscriptions. By comparing CPU data supplied by several libraries, this presentation will provide added context to ...
From Innovation to Transformation: A Review of the 2006-2007 Serials Literature
(East Carolina University, 2009-01)
This paper reviews the leading trends in and contributions to the peer-reviewed and professional literature of serials librarianship published in 2006 and 2007. The review shows that a central topic in the literature is ...
The Dual Mission Paradigm: A Ranganathanian Critique
(East Carolina University, 2010)
Forcing the Moment to Its Crisis: Thoughts on Pay-Per-View and the Perpetual Access Ideal
(East Carolina University, 2010-01)
Reimagining the Library as a Technology: An Analysis of Ranganathan’s Five Laws of Library Science within the Social Construction of Technology Framework
S. R. Ranganathan’s five laws of library science have long been a theoretical cornerstone of librarianship. This article draws on theories in the field of technology studies to advance the claim that the enduring relevance ...