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Wednesday, November 7 • 5:45pm - 6:45pm
02 Buy Wisdom or Borrow It?

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This poster will present the findings of a study on demand-driven acquisition (DDA) ebooks at a federal research library. Examining the books that have been selected for perpetual access due to DDA use, is subsequent usage by customers commensurate with the cost of the purchase? Would other, newer models, such as short-term loans or access-to-own, better meet the needs of the library’s customers and its budget, or do the usage patterns of these books show it is more cost-effective when the library provides perpetual access?

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Stacy Bruss

Collection Services Coordinator Librarian, Boulder Labs Library
I am a brand-new (started June 2018) collection services coordinator at the Boulder Labs Library. We support three agencies: NOAA, NIST, and NTIA on the same campus in Boulder, CO. I come to this position with ~10 years of reference librarian experience with an emphasis on analysis.My... Read More →

Wednesday November 7, 2018 5:45pm - 6:45pm EST
Carolina Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel