Getting started with demand-driven acquisitions for e-books : a LITA guide / Theresa S. Arndt.

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 ma...

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Main Author: Arndt, Theresa S. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : ALA TechSource, An imprint of the American Library Association, 2015.
Series:LITA guides.
Table of 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.