Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions 2023 - Session 2.0

Description: 

This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. The course offers a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including:

  • Product trials
  • Licensing
  • Purchasing methods
  • Pricing models

An overview of the sometimes complex relationships between vendors, publishers, platform providers, and libraries is also provided.

Learning Outcomes:

Students will gain a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including product trials, licensing, purchasing methods,

Who Should Attend:

This is a fundamentals course that will appeal to anyone interested in the topic with no previous experience.