Brief Summary

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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May 6th, 3:40 PM May 6th, 4:30 PM

Building Strong Collections for Less Money through Collaboration