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1 Acquiring E-Books for the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Transition Folio to Electronic Books Roel Tilly Contract Manager University Library University of Maastricht

2 University of Maastricht University of Maastricht –12000 Students –3500 Staff University Library University Library –Site Randwijck (RWK) Health-Medicine-Life Sciences Health-Medicine-Life Sciences Psychology Psychology –Site Inner-city Law Law Economics and Business Administration Economics and Business Administration Cultural-Social Sciences Cultural-Social Sciences

3 University Library Learning Resource Centre (LRC) Project: Transition Folio to E Scope of the project: –Gain experience in handling E-Books Acquisition Acquisition Cataloging Cataloging Availability Availability –Cut down on photocopying activities –Introduction to Faculty of the E-book possibilities in all aspects –Gain commitment at Faculty level

4 –6000 volumes –1800 Titles –60 publishers –10 titles per publisher –50 % Textbooks LRC Randwijck Health-Medicine-Life Sciences Health-Medicine-Life Sciences and Psychology and Psychology

5 Current Book Acquisition Policy Bookseller A Dutch publications (local) Bookseller A Dutch publications (local) Bookseller B Foreign publications Bookseller B Foreign publications Ad hoc Incidental Materials Ad hoc Incidental Materials

6 Acquiring E-Books a challenge a challenge Folio world was clear Budgets Budgets Number of books Number of books Conditions Conditions E-Book world is a relatively new field Current booksellers not fully into STM E-books Current booksellers not fully into STM E-books Booksellers market not clear on: Booksellers market not clear on: – Access policies –Archival functions (perpetual continuity) –Costs models

7 Questions/Comments? Thank you Roel Tilly STM panel April 2009


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