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millions of e-books are released every year; and instead of retaining regular, ebook costs are emerging a few 3.5% this yr by myself. With such a lot of titles in the market, how are you aware which of them will really movement? Demand-driven acquisition (DDA) could be the resolution on your library, and getting began needn t be daunting. This LITA consultant comprises greater than two hundred standards inquiries to assist you boost a DDA book software that is correct in your library, providing standpoint on
Why DDA is worthy contemplating, and the way it raises rapid entry to extra e-books for library clients whereas preserving down total library e-book buying expense increases
Prioritizing objectives to raised negotiate with vendors
Workflow with library prone services and book aggregators
Managing trade-offs among employees time and direct costs
Factors in coverage judgements, akin to unmarried or a number of owners, brief time period loans, and mediating purchases
Using MARC documents and discovery services
Vendor reporting, rate in line with use, processing bills, and different metrics for assessment
Incorporating DDA titles into your catalog
Focusing at the detailed requisites and procedures of book acquisition, this consultant can help make sure that your library's publication assortment is either vivid and cost-effective.

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