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Thursday, November 5 • 11:35am - 12:15pm
Toward Improved ROI: Outcomes of Researching Current Pay-Per-View Practices

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This session features the results of the presenters' recent work to create an executive summary of current pay-per-view (PPV) practices, to be published by _Against the Grain_. Building on a talk given at last year's conference on the pros and cons of journal article PPV, the session summarizes the process that was followed and the outcomes that were discovered while writing the summary. PPV options are expanding as is the demand for them, and the presenters outline the current state-of-the art in this area. There are concrete benefits for the PPV approach for many types of libraries, as well as for content providers. Moving in the PPV direction can provide improved user access to content with better ROI on collection dollars.


Marija Markovic

Independent Consultant, Acute Source, Inc.
Marija Markovic holds M.S.LIS and M.A. degrees from the University of Illinois. For over a decade, she has worked in the corporate library setting as a copyright compliance expert, contract negotiator for electronic journals and books, and has directed collection development activities for global organizations. Recently, Marija started a consulting company focused on demystifying copyright law for librarians, authors, marketing teams and other... Read More →
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Connie Mead

Operations Group Leader, Wheaton College (IL)
M.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago. Currently Operations Group Leader at Wheaton College, overseeing all aspects of acquisition, circulation services, and budget. Previously worked 15 years in publishing companies managing and marketing publications. Also lead a social service non-profit for 13 years and spent a few years launching a couple entrepreneur ventures.
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Steve Oberg

Assistant Professor, Electronic Resources and Serials Librarian, Wheaton College
Electronic Resources and Serials | Wheaton College | | Adjunct Faculty | Dominican University | Graduate School of Library and Information Science | | Adjunct Faculty | University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign | Graduate School of Library and Information Science

Thursday November 5, 2015 11:35am - 12:15pm
Salon 2, Gaillard Center 95 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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