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ER&L 2015

February 22–25, 2015

Austin, Texas

Visit our "Search the ER&L 2015 Program" page to peruse all the accepted and peer-reviewed sessions for the 10th Anniversary Electronic Resources and Libraries Conference, February 22-25, 2015.

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Piloting PDA: Tips for Navigating the Turbulence

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 1:15 PM–1:30 PM CST
Salon A/B
Conference Track

1. Managing e-Resources & Licensing


best practices, PDA/DDA

Learning Objectives

better understand some of the unexpected situations that can crop up when creating a PDA/DDA pilot program, better understand how to craft workflows to handle these unexpected situations.


AU Libraries recently began a PDA/DDA pilot program and although we did our prerequisite research -- literature review, telephone interviews with company and existing clients -- nothing prepared us for delays, price changes, publisher shenanigans, profile changes, and workflow snafus. Come and learn from Auburn's top tips.


Barbara Bishop, Auburn University Libraries