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Thursday, November 5 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
New Methods for Extending Access: Implications for Publishers and Library Collections & Services

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As libraries consider different ways to manage their collection budgets, alternate acquisitions models are being considered, including demand driven acquisitions (DDA), evidence-based management (EBM) options, and reliance on Inter-Library Loan (ILL) and document supply (meaning purchasing or acquiring on demand). There are long and short term implications for both publishers and libraries. These include developing new relationships with vendors/suppliers and assessing when any of these solutions are appropriate and what the consequences of such choices mean. Library users increasingly expect nearly immediate access and that usually implies either ILL from a consortia partner or a commercial vendor that can supply the needed item quickly and cost-effectively. Reviewing usage data provides an indicator of need that may translate into a future subscription or acquisition or determine what long term solution is best for ongoing needs. Libraries continue to explore and calculate how to cover these costs either as fee-driven incurred by user, restricted to specific user communities (just faculty, and graduate students), and whether they are covered as part of the overall collection management costs. The increasing role of Open Access generates additional complexity and both publishers/providers and libraries must determine how to distinguish between OA content and non-OA content. Collection development models of balancing ownership, subscriptions with and without perpetuity, OA plus new opportunities for extending access at a more macro level with different providers reflects major changes for all partners in this shifting paradigm. Likely to stimulate active discussion about implications for library collections and the changing models offered by publishers.

Speakers
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Scott Ahlberg

Chief Operations Officer, Reprints Desk
Scott has decades of experience in content, document delivery, and startup businesses, starting with Dynamic Information (EbscoDoc) in the 1980s, and later as an executive at Infotrieve. He has served in various roles at Reprints Desk since 2006, providing his expertise in operational innovation, copyright and content licensing, and quality management. Mr. Ahlberg has degrees from Stanford University and the University of London.
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Scott Bard

VP, Product Development, 1science
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Julia Gelfand

Applied Sciences & Engineering Librarian, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Julia Gelfand has participated in many Charleston conferences for nearly 20 years.  She continues to have interests in many aspects of the library, publisher, vendor triad that shapes collection development decisions and is watching the tides shift with new and emerging technologies to promote better, more sustainable and more affordable online access best described as new potential in scholarly communication practices.  
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Jan Peterson

Publisher Relations & Director, Reprints Desk
Jan is a publishing industry veteran with an emphasis on content licensing. She helped to establish document delivery as a legitimate revenue stream for publishers and with her Reprints Desk colleagues, works with librarians to provide workflow solutions to expanding access to needed content.



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