Implementation & Management of a Consortial Demand-Driven E-Books Pilot: The USMAI Experience
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Lowe, Randall A.
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University System of Maryland
Electronic information resources – Management
The article focuses on the demand-driven (DDA) electronic book pilot program by the University System of Maryland and Affiliated Institutions (USMAI) Library Consortium. Topics discussed include focus of the program to identify problems and advantages related to electronic resources, launch of Limited Access/Lending consortial model by Novanet consortium providing access to all members and, parameters of the program such as Short-Term Loans (STLs) providing access to e-books.