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Evaluating Demand-Driven Acquisitions by Laura Costello

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Chapter 7

Assessing for Workflow and Preservation

Abstract

Demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) can have a big impact on institutional workflows, bringing together departments that once functioned separately like acquisitions and interlibrary loan. This can be a challenge to productivity in the short term, but the long term impacts include greater communication and collaboration between teams and a better environment for data assessment across the library. This chapter will discuss case studies from the research of new workflows created through DDA within the library and with external partners. Assessing the workflow impact of DDA programs is an important step in setting up new programs, but it is also important for ensuring that existing programs ...

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