Expediting the Delivery of Content to Library Users: When to Buy Versus When to Borrow?

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dc.contributor.author Decker, Emy Nelson
dc.contributor.author Arthur, Michael A.
dc.date.accessioned 2021-05-14T19:34:32Z
dc.date.available 2021-05-14T19:34:32Z
dc.date.issued 2020-07-17
dc.identifier.citation Decker, E., Arthur, M. (2020): Expediting the delivery of content to library users: When to buy versus when to borrow?. Journal of Access Services, Issue 4. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/7714
dc.description.abstract If an item is not readily available in an academic library’s collection, is it quicker to buy it or does is make better sense to borrow it? At a public, four-year institution, Acquisitions and ILL are exploring a new relationship to improve the users’ experience. The question is determining what triggers the decision to borrow versus buy an item. The exploration is born of the institution’s ongoing migration from a traditional to a demand driven based collections strategy. This article will elucidate how Acquisitions and ILL can work together to effectively deliver what users need when they need it. en_US
dc.description.uri https://doi.org/10.1080/15367967.2020.1826951
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language English en_US
dc.subject interlibrary loans en_US
dc.subject access en_US
dc.subject collection development en_US
dc.subject technical services en_US
dc.subject workflow analysis en_US
dc.subject monographs en_US
dc.title Expediting the Delivery of Content to Library Users: When to Buy Versus When to Borrow? en_US
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