October 21, 2021

New: Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries (Full Text, Free)

Written and edited by members of IFLA’s Acquisition and Collection Development Section. There is no charge to access/download the complete guide. Title Key Issues for e-Resource Collection Development: A Guide for Libraries 30 pages; PDF. Authors Sharon Johnson, with Ole Gunnar Evensen, Julia Gelfand, Glenda Lammers, Lynn Sipe and Nadia Zilpe Edited by members of […]

Electronic Resource: Yale Library Looks Ahead

From the Yale Daily News: Over the last few years, the library has been “aggressively acquiring electronic resources across all disciplines,” said Daniel Dollar, director of collection development for the University Library. University Librarian Susan Gibbons added that the proportion of the library’s general collection funding directed toward acquiring digital resources has increased each year […]

Academic Libraries: Electronic Resource Usage Soars From Off-Campus Locations According to the Latest MINES for Libraries Study

A New Report from the Ontario Council of University Libraries (via an Association Of Research Libraries Announcement): The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is pleased to announce the availability of the final report of a ground-breaking study on the usage of electronic resources: MINES for Libraries: Measuring the Impact of Networked Electronic Services and the […]