Can libraries with different needs and goals successfully work together to build a strong shared collection and contain costs? This talk will highlight the practical aspects of how three libraries collaborated to deploy a consortial print approval plan and complementary evidence-based acquisition (EBA) ebook plans, thereby saving money, reducing duplication and building a collection that meets patron needs.
Type of Library
College Library; University Library; Consortia
shared approval plan, consortia, collaborative collection development, evidence based acquisitions, libraries, collection management, print approval plan
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Building Strong Collections for Less Money through Collaboration