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eBooks and Efficiencies in Acquisitions Expenditures and Workflows
East Carolina University’s Joyner Library acquires ebooks through several different methods, including packages, firm orders, and most recently, a Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program. Because we expect our volume of ...
E-Books, Soup to Nuts: Considering Workflows for Electronic Books
Many libraries have already have access to packages of electronic books, and are either considering or putting into place two other methods of acquisition: title-by-title selection and patron-driven acquisitions (PDA). ...
Sqeezed Between the E's: Electronic Resources (Print Monographs) Economic Woes
(East Carolina University, 2009)
Difficult economic times are reducing libraries’ ability to purchase print monographs, and continued pressures to provide electronic materials often force libraries to cut their book budgets even more. How are libraries ...
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Creating a Shared Neuroscience Collection Development Policy
At East Carolina University (ECU), Joyner Academic and Laupus Health Sciences Libraries collaborated on a shared Neuroscience collection development policy, primarily as a reaction to state-level budget cuts. The policy ...
The Future of Reading and Academic Libraries
The e-book is raising fundamental questions around the dynamics and habits of reading; the role of books in the academic library; and the role of librarians in addressing new realities of reading and learning. Print and ...
Exploring sustainability of affordability initiatives: a library case study
Purpose The cost of textbooks continues to rise for college students along with the cost of tuition. These costs can impact student success. In response to the rising costs, higher education institutions have started ...