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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Carolyn J. Deluca, Dani L. Roach Mar 2013

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, Carolyn J. Deluca, Dani L. Roach

Library Staff Publications & Presentations

Breaking up with an e-resource, whether it’s the provider, publisher or librarian that decides to end things, is like most relationship endings: messy. This session covers in gritty detail how to disentangle the resource from all your social circles — your tools, systems and more.


Practicals Of Pixels: Purchasing And Processing Ebooks, Carolyn J. Deluca, Dani L. Roach Apr 2011

Practicals Of Pixels: Purchasing And Processing Ebooks, Carolyn J. Deluca, Dani L. Roach

Library Staff Publications & Presentations

Discusses how the University of St. Thomas manages the lifecycle of an ebook - from selection to making it available to end users.


Predicting Materials Resource Needs: A Quantitative Response To Changing Curricula, Linda A. Hulbert Jan 1995

Predicting Materials Resource Needs: A Quantitative Response To Changing Curricula, Linda A. Hulbert

Library Staff Publications & Presentations

General academic libraries use complex formulas to divide acquisitions budgets for materials, a process known as subject fund allocation. Academic health sciences libraries generally do not elect to fund allocate. With the proliferation of academic programs and the scarcity of funds, it is essential to determine: how much should be spent on each discipline, what is spent in clinical areas, and what it should cost to support new programs. This article discusses a needs assessment formula based on client numbers and types and their relative utilization patterns of various library materials.