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EBASS25 Library Systems Workshop Presentation


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Presentation given by John Tuck of the EBASS25 project at the Jisc Library Systems Programme Meeting, July 15th 2013.

Presentation given by John Tuck of the EBASS25 project at the Jisc Library Systems Programme Meeting, July 15th 2013.

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  • 1. M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries ( E-BASS25 John Tuck M25 Consortium Chair and Director of Library Services - Royal Holloway University of London Anna Grigson, Head of Collection Services Group, LSE Library Jisc Library Systems Programme Workshop, July 15th 2013
  • 2. E-BASS25 'as with e-books, nobody can be quite sure as yet where all this is heading,' Oxford Magazine, no 336, (2013,) page 1, ‘Brave new worlds,’ editorial on open access E-Books
  • 3. E-BASS25 - Funding and Partners • E-BASS25: funded by Jisc as part of Digital Infrastructure Programme, 2012/13 • Led by Royal Holloway, University of London, on behalf of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries partnering with - Kingston University - Science Museum (on behalf of MLAG) - JISC Collections - SERO Consulting - Owen Stephens
  • 4. E-BASS25: Aims • Deliver a series of linked reports/guidelines as a navigation tool for consortia seeking to embark on collaborative purchasing of e-books with particular reference to the patron driven acquisitions approach (PDA) • Wider review of the e-books landscape • Review PDA options and other relevant models • Identify how consortial PDA purchasing can fit with national initiatives, e.g.model licences, purchasing consortia agreements and services such as KB+
  • 5. E-BASS25• E-book landscape and context review • Business requirements and business model specification • Guidelines on procurement options • Systems integration guidelines: report and recommendations • Dissemination: reports/communications and strategic framework to present project outputs to the wider community Work Packages
  • 6. E-BASS25For project outputs, see: •Animation/video on PDA business models see also : v=Co4CBa5VS_Q * Covers Usage, Rental, Purchase and Evidence models What do we have? (1)
  • 7. E-BASS25Project documents: •The nature of library consortia •Examining models for consortial PDA – Orbis Cascade Alliance case study •E-book models & consortial purchasing: benefits and challenges. •E-BASS25 survey: shared attitudes to e-book acquisition What do we have? (2)
  • 8. E-BASS25More documents: •Talking to publishers about consortial PDA: a report by JSIC Collections •Procurement guidelines •Systems integration guidelines •Reflections on the E-BASS project by Dominic Tate, project manager What do we have? (3)
  • 9. E-BASS25• Pick up the challenge and take forward a consortial PDA initiative • Further discussions with Jisc Collections to refine possibilities • Engage with other consortia working in this area, e.g. SHEDL (Scottish Higher Education Digital Library) Next Steps
  • 10. E-BASS25For more information: see Questions? ‘By 2020, the e-book fad has ended,’ Scenario 2: Nostalgic, D.J.Staley, Future thinking for academic librarians: scenarios for the future of the book, ACRL, 2012, p. 10. Thank You