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ER&L 2014

March 16–19, 2014

Austin, Texas

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Collection Budget Management and Individual Article Purchase

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 2:05 PM–2:55 PM CDT
Grand Ballroom
Conference Track

2. Collection Development & Assessment


Collection Budget, Article Purchase

Learning Objectives

Following this session, participants will be able to evaluate journal budgets, think of new methods of providing journal information.


For many libraries, particularly small to midsize academic libraries, journals have placed significant strains on the acquisitions budget. At the Volpe library at Tennessee Tech University we working on a method of more econmically of providing article information. The new process relies more heavily on purchasing individual articles.

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Doug Bates, Tennessee Tech University

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