NCompass Live: The Secret Art of Patron Driven e-book Acquisition: A snapshot of cost and control

NCompass live smallJoin us for next week’s NCompass Live, “The Secret Art of Patron Driven e-book Acquisition: A snapshot of cost and control”, on Wednesday, August 5, 10:00-11:00 am Central Time. Empire State College (NY) has been using┬áthe ProQuest ebrary system for e-book patron-driven acquisition since September 2013. This presentation will discuss the PDA model as a whole, in the context of our experiences with ebrary’s system. This will include an analysis of impacts on budget, ILL, collection development, usage, and how this model (and our implementation of it) has evolved over our time. Presenter: Dana Longley, Assistant Director for Library Instruction & Information Literacy, SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY. Upcoming NCompass Live events:
  • Aug. 12 – The New Accreditation Guidelines as a Planning Tool
  • Aug. 19 – Meeting the Unique Needs of Teens
  • Aug. 26 – Could a Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament Be Your Next Fundraiser?
For more information, to register for NCompass Live, or to listen to recordings of past events, go to the NCompass Live webpage. NCompass Live is broadcast live every Wednesday from 10am – 11am Central Time. Convert to your time zone on the Official U.S. Time website. The show is presented online using the GoToWebinar online meeting service. Before you attend a session, please see the NLC Online Sessions webpage for detailed information about GoToWebinar, including system requirements, firewall permissions, and equipment requirements for computer speakers and microphones.      
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