Customer-based collection development : an overview /

A collection of essays on patron-driven acquisitions (PDA), with special emphasis on e-books. Both positive and negative aspects are addressed.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bridges, Karl, 1964- (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2014.
Table of Contents:
  • E-books and patron driven acquisitions in academic libraries / Cristina Caminita, LSU Libraries, Louisiana State University
  • A hard DDA's night : managing a consortial demand driven acquisitions program for e-books / Sarah Hartman-Caverly, Delaware County Community College; Amy McColl, Swarthmore College; Norm Medeiros, Haverford College; Mike Persick, Haverford College
  • Selectors' perceptions of e-book patron-driven acquisitions / Judith M. Nixon, Suzanne M. Ward, Robert S. Freeman
  • Flying in late : a pilot PDA on a microscopic budget / Jamie L. Conklin, Erik Sean Estep
  • A case study for PDA on a shoe-string budget : an evolving vision for collection development through three pilot projects / Naomi Ikeda Chow, Ryan James
  • Technical services aspects of demand-driven ebook acquisitions / Kay Downey, Kent State University
  • Brigham Young University's patron-driven acquisitions : does it stand the test of time? / Jared L. Howland, Rebecca Schroeder, Tom Wright
  • Patron driven digital collection development in archives / Maura Valentino
  • PDA in a multi-library setting : challenges, implementation, and outcomes / Jeanne Harrell, Carmelita Pickett, Simona Tabacaru, Jeannette Ho, Ana Ugaz, Nancy Burford
  • Reasons to be skeptical about patron driven acquisitions : a summary / John Buschman, Dean of University Libraries, Seton Hall University
  • Patron-driven vs. librarian-selected : three years of comparative e-book usage / Dracine Hodges.