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Demand-driven acquisition at HKUST library: the new normal

Demand-driven acquisition at HKUST library: the new normal Purpose – This paper aims to evaluate the impact of three concurrent demand-driven acquisition (DDA) programs on e-book collection development at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Library. Design/methodology/approach – Counter Book Report 2 reports of the Ebrary, Wiley and JSTOR were analyzed from the launch date of the respective program to June 30, 2014. Findings – The value of two local DDA programs, Ebrary and Wiley, were seen. JSTOR program needs to be evaluated at local and consortial levels when the pilot is finished. Originality/value – The experience of HKUST Library will provide a reference point for libraries that are yet to implement their DDA program. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Interlending & Document Supply Emerald Publishing

Demand-driven acquisition at HKUST library: the new normal

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0264-1615
DOI
10.1108/ILDS-09-2014-0046
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to evaluate the impact of three concurrent demand-driven acquisition (DDA) programs on e-book collection development at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Library. Design/methodology/approach – Counter Book Report 2 reports of the Ebrary, Wiley and JSTOR were analyzed from the launch date of the respective program to June 30, 2014. Findings – The value of two local DDA programs, Ebrary and Wiley, were seen. JSTOR program needs to be evaluated at local and consortial levels when the pilot is finished. Originality/value – The experience of HKUST Library will provide a reference point for libraries that are yet to implement their DDA program.

Journal

Interlending & Document SupplyEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 11, 2014

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