Making the switch from print to online

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Making the switch from print to online

  1. 1. The University of Texas Libraries at Austin Making the Switch from Print to Online:
  2. 2. Why Online Only? <ul><li>Cost of maintaining dual formats </li></ul><ul><li>Usage predominantly online </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing reductions </li></ul><ul><li>Definitive versions now online </li></ul><ul><li>Online only is the only option </li></ul><ul><li>Development of institutional repository </li></ul>
  3. 3. When We Made the Switch <ul><li>Started with big package deals </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to specific publishers on secure platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Licensed Portico access & LOCKSS/CLOCKSS began targeting these publishers </li></ul><ul><li>Must justify duplication in print </li></ul>
  4. 4. How <ul><li>Each January, collection development sends out a duplicate serials review list </li></ul><ul><li>Subject specialists review & submit cancellations to acquisitions with copy to collection development </li></ul><ul><li>Enticement is a credit for each title cancellation </li></ul><ul><li>All submissions due by May </li></ul><ul><li>Justifications for retention of duplication due by June </li></ul>
  5. 5. Response <ul><li>Most subject specialists on board </li></ul><ul><li>Certain disciplines not willing to give up print: image resolution still an issue & belief in archival nature of paper </li></ul><ul><li>Credit incentive helpful </li></ul>
  6. 6. Thank you! <ul><li>Jill Emery </li></ul><ul><li>Head of Acquisitions </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>512.495.4660 </li></ul>

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