Patron-driven acquisition: the experience of three university libraries\ud

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Reiners, Lys Ann ; Heppell, Charlotte ; Farmer, Joanne ; Adey, Helen ; Berrington, Mike ; Walker, Di (2012)
  • Publisher: SCONUL
  • Subject: Z689 | Z675.U5

This article looks at the implementation of patron-driven acquisition (PDA) of e-books across three institutions, including the University of Northampton. It explores the reasons why PDA was introduced, which models were adopted, problems encountered and the effectiveness of the service.
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