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

Sponsored by ProQuest
Recorded on 08/20/2019

Posted in eBooks and Electronic Resources in Academic Libraries

Summary:

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.

Panelists:

Joanne Dunham
University of Leicester
United Kingdom

Steve Smith
Boston University
Boston, MA

Lisa Nachtigall
Oxford University Press

Moderator:

John York 
ProQuest