How to Bridge the Publisher-Library Gap to Solve Selection Challenges

Sponsored by ProQuest
Recorded on 08/20/2019

Posted in Collection Development and Management


During this session, you’ll learn from librarians and publishers about common challenges, impacts and possible solutions for

  • Consistency in ebook packages and how they compare to other offerings;
  • Poor metadata and what can be done to fix it;
  • Uncertainty in publish dates;
  • Reliable pricing;
  • The challenges of existing DDA and EBA offerings; and
  • The analytics and metrics libraries use to measure performance and how those relate to publisher goals.


Joanne Dunham
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Steve Smith
Boston University
Boston, MA

Lisa Nachtigall
Oxford University Press


John York