The growing costs of bundled electronic content are a significant challenge to academic library collections budgets. While ‘Big Deals’ deliver broad coverage and create efficiencies in processing, their prevalence and increasing costs beg the question – are they worth it? Join us for an overview of methodologies and approaches to evaluating the performance and value of bundled scholarly content such as eJournals, eBooks and databases. Co-Sponsored by LLAMA Measurement, Assessment & Evaluation Section and ALCTS Collection Assessment Interest Group.`
Meeting Type: Program
Content Area: 0
Interests: Acquisitions, Ebooks, Electronic Resources, Serials, Trends and Forecasting
Type of Library: Academic, Community College, Consortium, Federal, Government, Law, Medical, Public, Regional System, Research Library, State Library, Undergraduate
Sponsors: ALCTS, LLAMA
Cost: Included with full conference registration.