Ebook ROI: A Longitudinal Study of Patron-Driven Acquisition Models
Computers in Libraries
electronic books, academic libraries, collection development in libraries, cost control, cost analysis, economic aspects
Collection Development and Management | Library and Information Science | Social and Behavioral Sciences
The article presents a study which compares the economies of the straight patron-driven acquisition (PDA) business model and the PDA model that uses the short-term loan (STL) component. It mentions that PDA ebook purchasing model is being used by the Kent State University Libraries since January 2012. It states that the study help libraries gain a better understanding of how PDA works in different scenarios.
Zhang, Yin and Downey, Kay (2017). Ebook ROI: A Longitudinal Study of Patron-Driven Acquisition Models. Computers in Libraries 37(5), 4-8. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.kent.edu/libpubs/281