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Acquisition of e-Resources: Issues, Challenges and Solutions

Library Herald Year : 2017, Volume : 55, Issue : 2 First page : ( 180) Last page : ( 189) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2017.00013.6

Acquisition of e-Resources: Issues, Challenges and Solutions

Parvez Akhtar University Librarian, Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad. E-mail: akhtaronline@gmail.com

Abstract Through this paper, an attempt is made to spread awareness among librarians and information managers of the possible issues involved in the subscription of e-resources. With a mission to ensure that proper selection and acquisition of eresources are done to support teaching, learning, research, training and consulting needs of students, faculty, administration and staff, the paper aims at serving as a reference point for libraries in assessing and acquiring e-resources. The issues range from content selection, e-resources pricing, terms of licensing agreements, renewals, to compatibility and support

Keywords e-Resources Categories, Issues in Subscriptions, Terms of licensing, library consertia, Pricing of e-resources,Parvez Akhtar.

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