ebrary Plans to Add More than 10,000 E-Book Titles to Academic Complete and Other Models
More than 1,800 new e-books from Wiley and 2,300 new titles from publishers including Princeton University Press and World Scientific & Imperial College Press will be available in Academic Complete, which will offer unlimited access to a growing selection of more than 75,000 quality titles. An additional 6,300 e-books from publishers such as MIT Press, Oxford University Press, and University of Illinois Press will be available through other ebrary models including patron driven acquisition, short-term loan, and perpetual archive. Titles can be ordered through ebrary as well as partners and book vendors such as YBP.
“SJSU started with a subscription to ebrary’s Academic Complete, which is an affordable way to offer our students unlimited access to a broad base collection: Academic Complete has something for everyone,” said Carole Correa-Morris, Head of Acquisitions at San Jose State University. “We have also purchased e-books outright, including those chosen by our subject selectors and requested by faculty. Most recently, we have been examining our Academic Complete usage statistics to strategically expand our patron driven acquisition program. By focusing on higher use subjects, we can better determine which titles to add to our consideration pool and only purchase those that are used. Diversifying models makes sense financially, and by streamlining ordering through YBP we are able to work more efficiently.”
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