No More Big Deal? Picking and Choosing Titles for Use

Webinar

About the Webinar

Some institutions are moving away from the “Big Deal”, those licensing arrangements that allow institutional access to a critical mass of content. In that context, library collections may be managed rather than “developed”.  To further complicate taking such a step, the institution must be prepared to rely on resource-sharing, borrowing from other collections. This roundtable discussion will bring together those who have both stepped back from such deals as well as those for whom taking that step is -- for whatever reason --  not yet an option. What does the collection budget permit? What researcher or departmental needs run the risk of being sidelined or overlooked? Is it even possible to go back to selecting just that content a particular institution actually needs for their community?

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