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Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
Sju ifla presentation   patron driven acquisitions of e-journal articles-1
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  • The Title was “Undbundling the Big Deal with Patron-Driven Acquisitions”
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    • 1. Unbundling the Big Deal with Patron Driven Acquisition of eJournal articles Tian Xiao Zhang & Maureen Weicher St. John’s University Libraries IFLA 2011
    • 2. Question <ul><li>What percentage of your library’s serials budget is spent on Big Deals or ejournal packages: </li></ul><ul><li>Less than 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Between 10 to 50% </li></ul><ul><li>Over 50% ? </li></ul>
    • 3. Question <ul><li>If you could start over, would you still chose the Big Deal? </li></ul>
    • 4. Question <ul><li>How many have used or plan to use Patron Driven Acquisitions of ejournal articles? </li></ul>
    • 5. Why unbundle the Big Deal? <ul><li>Expense (70% of serials budget at St. John’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Price consistently rising </li></ul><ul><li>Many of the titles have little usage </li></ul><ul><li>And we still cannot access all the articles that we need! </li></ul>
    • 6. One of the biggest drawbacks <ul><li>With many Big Deals, the vendor often decides what titles are in the package – not the librarian – not the students – not the faculty </li></ul>
    • 7. What library patrons want are usually articles (not journals)
    • 8. With conventional subscriptions we still purchase entire journals
    • 9. Articles – not journals – are often the fundamental unit of research <ul><li>For example, Sage Open is offering articles that have been grouped by subject – without associated journal titles. </li></ul>
    • 10. User behavior changed in the digital age… <ul><li>We can change the way we acquire articles as well. </li></ul>
    • 11. Patron Driven Acquisitions <ul><li>Also known as Pay Per VIew </li></ul><ul><li>Supplement journal subscriptions with purchase of individual articles </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access to a wider selection of journal titles </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    • 12. How PPV works: <ul><li>Library patrons purchase individual articles with pre-paid tokens </li></ul><ul><li>May be transparent to user or mediated </li></ul><ul><li>Access is instantaneous. </li></ul><ul><li>The article is available for 24 hours </li></ul>
    • 13. In 2011, St. John’s Libraries began to unbundle the Big Deal: <ul><li>We started with Wiley Blackwell </li></ul><ul><li>We purchased 1000 article tokens in the spring semester </li></ul><ul><li>We plan to purchase 3000 article tokens in the fall semester. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    • 14. <ul><li>In 2010, St. John’s subscribed to 410 Wiley-Blackwell journals through a package deal </li></ul><ul><li>50% of the titles were seldom used. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost 50% of the titles were available on other databases – we were purchasing them again to get the current year only! </li></ul>
    • 15. In 2011, we subscribed to only 40 titles from Wiley-Blackwell. <ul><ul><ul><li>How we chose remaining subscriptions: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculated cost per use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support the curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partial or complete overlap with other databases </li></ul></ul>
    • 16. <ul><li>We saved 40% from previous year. </li></ul><ul><li>We provided a higher level of access to materials for the library users. </li></ul><ul><li>50% of the articles purchased were from journals that we didn’t have access to before. </li></ul>Preliminary Results
    • 17. <ul><li>Implementing “Article Select” from Wiley-Blackwell </li></ul><ul><li>A “learn as you go experience” </li></ul>
    • 18. <ul><li>Pricing: </li></ul><ul><li>Token price ranges from $12.25 to $33.25. </li></ul><ul><li>Allows access to virtually all Wiley-Blackwell ejournal content: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>front file contains 1930 titles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>back file contains1375 titles </li></ul></ul>
    • 19. Implementing PPV: <ul><li>Decide who can “spend” article tokens: </li></ul><ul><li>All users within IP range </li></ul><ul><li>Or mediated access through “SuperUser” control. With this option, a library staff member would email the article to the user. </li></ul>
    • 20. For one month, users could spend tokens: <ul><li>We ended up choosing IP level control (the least restrictive level) due to interface issues </li></ul>
    • 21. <ul><li>We updated the link resolver (Serials Solutions) to show that the new content was now available to our users. </li></ul><ul><li>To the user, PPV looked no different than traditional subscriptions </li></ul>
    • 22. Analysis of the usage of 1000 tokens: <ul><li>Within 23 days, all 1000 tokens were used for articles in 304 individual e-journal titles. </li></ul>
    • 23. <ul><li>What articles were purchased? </li></ul><ul><li>592 from non-subscribed journals </li></ul><ul><li>221 embargoed journals </li></ul><ul><li>51 subscribed journals (newer issues) </li></ul><ul><li>89 subscribed journals (earlier issues) </li></ul><ul><li>52 articles available elsewhere </li></ul>
    • 24. Analysis
    • 25. But : <ul><li>291 tokens (29% of the total) were used by systematic downloading from a handful of journals. </li></ul><ul><li>No way to block systematic downloads when using IP-level control. </li></ul><ul><li>In the past, vendors have blocked systematic downloading. </li></ul>
    • 26. Usage Statistics <ul><li>By analyzing usage statistics, we can subscribe to high-demand journals in the future to prevent using tokens needlessly . </li></ul>
    • 27. <ul><li>Problems and issues: </li></ul>
    • 28. <ul><li>Viewing/download period is only 24 hours </li></ul><ul><li>We no longer have perpetual access. </li></ul><ul><li>Though many of articles become available elsewhere once after embargo period </li></ul>
    • 29. <ul><li>User Education: </li></ul><ul><li>Inform and educate the academic community about tokens </li></ul><ul><li>Good research practice should be to download needed articles right away. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
    • 30. Improve user interface for effective mediation : <ul><li>Allow user to easily email request for article to library staff (SuperUser control) </li></ul><ul><li>Better reporting of token usage </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to block individual titles or systematic downloads </li></ul>
    • 31. Change in library workflow <ul><li>Requests for ILL may decline </li></ul><ul><li>Mediated control of tokens would require new workflows and time commitments </li></ul>
    • 32. <ul><li>Hopefully, advances will be made in technological infrastructure for PPV for easier and more effective implementation </li></ul><ul><li>And more publishers and vendors will offer PPV options </li></ul>
    • 33. What’s Next? <ul><li>Vendors who have or are planning PPV include : </li></ul><ul><li>Elsevier’s ScienceDirect </li></ul><ul><li>HighWire Press </li></ul><ul><li>IngentaConnect </li></ul><ul><li>British Library </li></ul><ul><li>Springer </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford University Press </li></ul><ul><li>MIT </li></ul><ul><li>Sage </li></ul><ul><li>Wiley-Blackwell </li></ul>
    • 34. Win/Win? <ul><li>PDA can benefit libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize access to needed journals within budget constraints </li></ul><ul><li>And benefit the publishers: </li></ul><ul><li>PPV is less expensive than ILL in many cases. </li></ul><ul><li>May bring new buyers into the marketplace </li></ul>

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