Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions (Paperback)Laura Costello (author)
Paperback 172 Pages / Published: 04/10/2016
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Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions examines recent research in demand-driven acquisitions in an effort to develop an evaluation framework specific to demand-driven programs. The chapters in this volume focus on the criteria and methods that are used to evaluate the results of demand-driven programs in research. Case studies and pilot programs from all types of libraries-including interlibrary loan to purchase programs, catalog integrated strategies, and evidence-based collection development-help illuminate the current best practices and benchmarks for demand-driven evaluation. This book helps librarians and practitioners evaluate their existing demand-driven programs and make adjustments that could decrease costs or expand existing strategies. It is also suitable for librarians with new or emerging demand-driven programs to use as a framework for developing ongoing assessment programs or evaluating pilot programs.
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 9 mm
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