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Demand-driven acquisition at HKUST library: the new normal

Catherine S.Y. Kwok (Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Diana L.H. Chan (Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Ada S.M. Cheung (Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Ming Kan Wong (Library, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

Interlending & Document Supply

ISSN: 0264-1615

Article publication date: 11 November 2014

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to evaluate the impact of three concurrent demand-driven acquisition (DDA) programs on e-book collection development at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Library.

Design/methodology/approach

Counter Book Report 2 reports of the Ebrary, Wiley and JSTOR were analyzed from the launch date of the respective program to June 30, 2014.

Findings

The value of two local DDA programs, Ebrary and Wiley, were seen. JSTOR program needs to be evaluated at local and consortial levels when the pilot is finished.

Originality/value

The experience of HKUST Library will provide a reference point for libraries that are yet to implement their DDA program.

Keywords

Citation

S.Y. Kwok, C., L.H. Chan, D., S.M. Cheung, A. and Kan Wong, M. (2014), "Demand-driven acquisition at HKUST library: the new normal", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 42 No. 4, pp. 153-158. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILDS-09-2014-0046

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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