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Collection development based on patron requests: collaboration between interlibrary loan and acquisitions
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This paper presents two models in which libraries set aside acquisitions or other funds to purchase books requested by patrons through interlibrary loan, collection development, and acquisitions. Expand
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Books on Demand
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The Purdue University Libraries Interlibrary Loan unit proposed a pilot project to purchase patrons' loan requests from Amazon, lend them to the patrons, and then add the titles to the collection. Expand
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Liberal Arts Books on Demand: A Decade of Patron-Driven Collection Development, Part 1
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The Purdue University Libraries was an early implementer of purchasing rather than borrowing books requested through interlibrary loan. Expand
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Patron‐focused services in three US libraries: collaborative interlibrary loan, collection development and acquisitions
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To improve service and increase user satisfaction, some libraries are exploring new models of collaboration among the Interlibrary Loan, Collection Development and Acquisitions departments to purchase materials requested by patrons through interlibrary loan. Expand
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Patron-Driven Acquisitions: An Introduction and Literature Review
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Libraries exist for their users, so librarians take user needs into consideration when building collections. Expand
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Challenges Facing High-Volume Interlibrary Loan Operations: Baseline Data and Trends in the CIC Consortium
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Interlibrary loan managers of a consortial group of large academic libraries presented a comprehensive report of their collective activities to their library directors to provide a better picture of their libraries’ resource-sharing activities, issues, and trends. Expand
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Buy, Don't Borrow
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Patron-driven Books on Demand program is a valuable complementary collection development tool and fills in gaps in interdisciplinary areas. Expand
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Rightsizing the Academic Library Collection
Is your institution's library bursting at the seams with books that have not been touched for decades, microfilm that nobody uses, and print journals that have been superseded by electronic access?Expand
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Patron-driven acquisitions : current successes and future directions
1. Patron-Driven Acquisitions: An Introduction and Literature Review ACQUIRING PRINT BOOKS THROUGH INTERLIBRARY LOAN REQUESTS 2. Liberal Arts Books on Demand: A Decade of Patron-Driven CollectionExpand
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