A new model for procuring e-books.

Ball, D., 2005. A new model for procuring e-books. New Review of Academic Librarianship, 11 (1), pp. 1-11.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13614530500417479

DOI: 10.1080/13614530500417479


This paper draws on a recent ground-breaking tender for e-books for higher education libraries in the UK. The strategy for the tender was informed by standard procurement practice and by the experience of acquiring other e-resources, particularly journals under the so-called big deal. Both are examined as background to the discussion of e-books in general and the tender in particular.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:E-books Procurement
Subjects:Generalities > Library and Information Science
Group:Academic Services
ID Code:207
Deposited By: Mr David Ball LEFT
Deposited On:18 Sep 2007
Last Modified:07 Mar 2013 14:33


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