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EBOOK request
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*For reserve but ebook not available: buy print, no communication necessary
  
If ebook is requested only purchase if it costs $150.00 or less.  Anything higher on EBL, buy print
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*For reserve and limited use-ability on EBL (3U)**
#  Make ebook visible for STL if it is requested generally, not for reserves. Reserve ebooks must be purchased.
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--Buy print and communicate why with faculty
#    If we have already purchased the ebook and they still want print, speak to Head of Collections. Hopefully this will not occur very often.
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*For reserve and unlimited use-ability on EBL (UA or NL)***
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—if costs less than $150.00 purchase
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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 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. The combined number of loan days used cannot exceed the annual loan days in a year. Loan days renew on the anniversary of purchase.

Revision as of 13:36, 17 August 2015

<< Back to Acquisitions Procedures

(updated August 17 2015)

EBOOK request

  • For reserve but ebook not available: buy print, no communication necessary
  • For reserve and limited use-ability on EBL (3U)**

--Buy print and communicate why with faculty

  • For reserve and unlimited use-ability 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 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. The combined number of loan days used cannot exceed the annual loan days in a year. Loan days renew on the anniversary of purchase.
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