Updated Version of California Digital Library’s “Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources” Now Available Online
The document mentioned below might be of interest many of you.
From California Digital Library News:
The Technical Requirements document is primarily intended for new and continuing vendors of the University of California’s systemwide licensed electronic resources, [our emphasis] but it’s worth a read by those interested in how we set expectations for these vendors.
Major changes in the 2015 revision:
- Updates to many linked standards
- Substantial changes and additions to several sections, including:
- Authentication – Vendor Managed Authentication
- Accessibility / ADA Compliance
- User Interface / Usability
- Presentation of Access Entitlements
- Mobile Device Computing
- Text and Data Mining
- Usage Statistics
Direct to Full Text Document: Technical Requirements For Licensed Resources (Revised 5/08/2015)
30 pages; PDF.
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