ebrary announced today the launch of the much awaited patron driven acquisition model.Â It’s been a couple of years in the making, received considerable testing, and was grown from librarian demand and suggestions.Â A brief history:
ALAMW Conference, 2009.Â ebrary hosted a session to discuss patron driven acquisitions and many librarians were there to offer suggestions.
January, 2010, the PDA pilot testing is extended while ebrary conducts additional surveys.
October, 2010 – The ebrary PDA model is Live!
The key features of the PDA model, from the ebrary press release include: Continue reading ebrary’s PDA Model is Finally Live
eBook collections and platforms are popping up faster than daisies these days.Â New this month is the Palgrave Macmillan platform – Palgrave Connect.Â This is a collaborative effort from Palgrave and Nature and will include eBooks in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and business areas.Â About 4,000 eBooks are available with the launch.ï¿½
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