Entries Tagged as 'Patron Driven Acquisition'

Ingram expands eBook profiling on OASIS platform with EBSCO and ProQuest’s EBL content

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

Ingram Content Group announced two new partnerships for eBooks on their OASIS platform.  The first is with ProQuests’s EBL.  More than 400,000 EBL eBook titles will be available through Ingram’s OASIS.  The second is with EBSCO.  Print titles have been part of the OASIS platform for EBSCO eBooks but now customers can add eBook content […]

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Tags: Collection Development · Interfaces/Platforms · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Vendor News

ProQuest automates ebrary and EBL holdings into Summon and 360 services

November 7th, 2013 · Comments Off

Earlier this week, ProQuest announced a partnership with OCLC to automate ebook collection management.  Today, they expand that announcement to include Summon and 360.  The project is currently in beta testing.  More from the press release below: ANN ARBOR, MI — November 7, 2013 — ProQuest is streamlining librarian workflows by automating holdings updates for […]

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Tags: Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Vendor News

OCLC and ProQuest partner to automate eBook collection management

November 4th, 2013 · Comments Off

With this new service, libraries can request that ebrary and EBL provide OCLC with holdings data for purchased collections and DDA repositories.  See the complete press release below. DUBLIN, Ohio and Ann Arbor, Mich., November 4, 2013—A new collaboration between OCLC and ProQuest automates the process to keep e-book holdings from ebrary and EBL – […]

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Tags: Discovery · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Vendor News

Gale announces new Usage-Driven Acquisition model for GVRL

October 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

Earlier today Gale/Cengage announced a new business model for the Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL).  The model is “Usage-Driven Acquisition” (UDA) and is based on evidence-based decisions – you only buy what you use.  The press release states, “Unlike options currently offered by other e-book providers, this new purchase model will allow libraries to purchase […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Public Libraries · Reference News · Reference Publishing · Vendor News

Create custom books with De Gruyter Select

September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

De Gruyter has launched a new service called De Gruyter Select.  It’s PDA and POD wrapped into one, allowing users to create a custom print book with De Gruyter book chapters, newspaper articles, and database content (anything with a “chunk price” in De Gruyter Online).  The press release, below, mentions printing and delivering the book […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Print on demand · Vendor News

Harvard University Press and Bohlau Publishers to offer PDA model via De Gruyter

November 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

Below is a bit of detail on two publishers that will work with De Gruyter’s new PDA model.  If you haven’t read about the new PDA model from De Gruyter, take a look at the white paper. Press release from De Gruyter:  Berlin, 28 November 2012 – The idea behind Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) is […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Interfaces/Platforms · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Publishing · University Press · Vendor News

PDA and the University Press, a final project report from Joseph Esposito

October 16th, 2012 · Comments Off

Joseph Esposito has been studying the  patron driven acquisition business model with university presses for the last year. He blogs about it regularly at the Scholarly Kitchen.  Today, the final report has been released and is available online.  He has a nice summary of the study in a blog post as well.

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Patron Driven Acquisition · University Press

DeGruyter White Paper on Patron Driven Acquisition

October 4th, 2012 · Comments Off

DeGruyter has released a white paper titled, Patron Driven Acquisition: A Model for Providing Complete Access to Electronic Content While Limiting Costs For Libraries.  It discusses a new business model for electronic content – books, journals, and databases. DeGruyter White Paper Below are a couple of snips from the white paper: “Based upon feedback from […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Collection Development · Patron Driven Acquisition · Publishing · Surveys/Statistics

ebrary adds titles from Wiley and 50 new publishers to Academic Complete

April 17th, 2012 · Comments Off

From an ebrary press release: April 16, 2012 – Palo Alto, CA, USA –  Publishers that distribute e-books to libraries under subscription in addition to other models will receive the greatest value, according to ebrary®, a ProQuest business.  ebrary today announced that Wiley along with over 50 newly signed publishers such as American Institute of […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Business Models/Pricing · Interfaces/Platforms · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Publishing · Vendor News

Articles of Interest – What you’ve missed the last two weeks

January 3rd, 2012 · Comments Off

Many of you have been away on holiday the last two weeks, so here is a list of interesting articles you may have missed: Go To Hellman: 2011: The Year the eBook Wars Broke Out Five Big Publishing Stories of 2011 That Will Bleed into 2012 – DigitalBookWorld Five things we learned about publishing in […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · DRM · Ebook Readers · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Mobile Devices · Open Access · Patron Driven Acquisition · Public Libraries · Publishing · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks · Vendor News