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[[Acquisitions Procedures|<< Back to Acquisitions Procedures]]
  
(Discussed at an Acq Ho meeting August 2012)
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EBOOK request
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*For reserve but ebook not available on EBL: check Overdrive.
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--- If neither, buy print, no communication necessary
  
  '''When do we push faculty when an ebook is available?'''
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*For reserve but only limited use on EBL (3U)**
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Check Overdrive
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---if  not then buy print and communicate why with faculty
  
#  Only when the ebook is already in midcat: double-check to confirm; if they insist on print, make the short-term-loaned ebl record invisible so we will not be paying for print and have usage charges on the ebook.
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*For reserve and unlimited use on EBL (UA or NL)***
#    If we have already purchased the ebook and they insist on print, speak to Rebekah. Hopefully this will not occur very often.
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—if costs less than $150.00 purchase
#  When they’ve chosen “no ebook” and there is no EBL ebook in midcat, we automatically buy print
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#  if coordinator/proxy fills out the form, double check with coordinator/faculty (if ebook is available)
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---If costs more than $150.00 and print is less—communicate with fac
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---If costs more than $150.00 and print price is close—purchase ebook
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*Faculty or student hold request
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--make visible through ebl and notify requestor—do not purchase
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*Non hold request—just add to the collection
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--make visible through ebl—no need to purchase  or notify
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**3U: 3-user access model allow for three concurrent users only
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*** UA - Unlimited Access model provides unlimited access. Any number of patrons can access UA titles concurrently for any number of days per year.
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***NL--Non-Linear Lending titles are not restricted to linear distribution - one patron at a time - but rather they can be lent to any number of patrons concurrently, up to the total number of annual loan days set for the title - usually 325. For example, if four patrons each trigger a ten day loan for the same title, 40 days are deducted from the title’s 325 loan days. If the combined number of loan days used exceeds the allotted annual loan days in a year, further uses are STLs toward an additional purchase. Loan days renew on the anniversary of purchase.
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Latest revision as of 10:22, 12 April 2016

<< Back to Acquisitions Procedures

EBOOK request

  • For reserve but ebook not available on EBL: check Overdrive.

--- If neither, buy print, no communication necessary

  • For reserve but only limited use on EBL (3U)**

Check Overdrive ---if not then buy print and communicate why with faculty

  • For reserve and unlimited use on EBL (UA or NL)***

—if costs less than $150.00 purchase

---If costs more than $150.00 and print is less—communicate with fac

---If costs more than $150.00 and print price is close—purchase ebook

  • Faculty or student hold request

--make visible through ebl and notify requestor—do not purchase

  • Non hold request—just add to the collection

--make visible through ebl—no need to purchase or notify

    • 3U: 3-user access model allow for three concurrent users only
      • UA - Unlimited Access model provides unlimited access. Any number of patrons can access UA titles concurrently for any number of days per year.
      • NL--Non-Linear Lending titles are not restricted to linear distribution - one patron at a time - but rather they can be lent to any number of patrons concurrently, up to the total number of annual loan days set for the title - usually 325. For example, if four patrons each trigger a ten day loan for the same title, 40 days are deducted from the title’s 325 loan days. If the combined number of loan days used exceeds the allotted annual loan days in a year, further uses are STLs toward an additional purchase. Loan days renew on the anniversary of purchase.


April 2016DB

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