CIBER Announces Results of Global Library Survey, Findings to Be Discussed at ALA Midwinter

December 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

From an ebrary press release: Final survey report now freely available courtesy of Charleston Conference, YBP, and ebrary December 21, 2009—London, UK—CIBER research group at University College London today announced the availability of the final report for its global library survey that concerns challenges, trends, and best practices during tough economic times. Co-sponsored by Charleston […]

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ebrary Creating Patron Driven Purchasing Model

February 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off

At the ALAMW Conference I sat in on a brainstorming session with ebrary folks and about 50 librarians.  The topic was patron driven/initiated purchasing models.  ebrary is in the beginning stages of creating a model and wanted to get feedback from librarians.  Some common themes that came up included: budgets – librarians weary of budget […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Patron Driven Acquisition · Vendor News