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Friday, November 8 • 11:30am - 12:15pm
Best Practices for Demand-Driven Acquisition of Monographs: Preliminary Recommendations of the NISO Working Group

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Since Summer 2012, a National Information Standards Organization (NISO) working group has been developing a recommended practice regarding Demand-Driven Acquisition. This group, consisting of librarians, publishers, e-book aggregators, and approval and ILS vendors, has gathered feedback through surveys, interviews, and focus groups, and will present draft recommendations and ask for audience reactions.

The working group plans to release a final report in Spring 2014. This session will provide a crucial opportunity for stakeholders to respond to preliminary findings of the group, including detailed results of its recent international survey of stakeholders about DDA practices and opinions.  The report will include recommendations on:

  • Best practices for populating and managing the pool of titles under consideration for potential purchase, including methods for automated updating and removal of discovery records;
  • Development of consistent models for the three basic aspects of e-book DDA – free discovery to prevent inadvertent transactions, temporary lease, and purchase – that work for publishers and libraries;
  • Methods for managing DDA of multiple formats; and
  • Models and strategies for measuring and predicting use.

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Kawecki

Barbara Kawecki

Director, Customer Retention, Western US, GOBI Library Solutions
Barbara Kawecki, Director of Customer Retention, Western U.S., is responsible for the management and growth of GOBI Library Solutions business throughout the western U.S. Barbara has more than 23 years of experience selling information products and services into the academic library... Read More →
avatar for Michael Levine-Clark

Michael Levine-Clark

Dean of Libraries, University of Denver


Friday November 8, 2013 11:30am - 12:15pm
Magnolia Room, Courtyard Marriott Historic District 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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