The Survey of Library Database Licensing Practices and Related Titles

Published by Research and Markets Ltd. Dublin, Ireland.

The study presents data from 90 libraries – corporate, legal, college, public, state, and non-profit libraries – about their database licensing practices.

More than half of the participating libraries are from the USA, and the rest are from Canada, Australia, the UK, and other countries.

Data is broken out by type and size of library, as well as for overall level of database expenditure.

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Title Index:

Chapter One: Database Licensing Volume

Chapter Two: Range of Access

Chapter Three: Use of Consortiums

Chapter Four: Content License Pricing

Chapter Five: Disputes and Legal Expenditures for Databases

Chapter Six: Contract Terms

Chapter Seven: Electronic Resources and Interlibrary Loans

Chapter Eight: Use of Open Access Resources

Chapter Nine: Use of Gratis Resources

Chapter ten: Perpetual Access

Chapter Eleven: Paying for Licenses

Chapter Twelve: Course Reserves

Chapter Thirteen: License Renewal Decision-Making Process

Chapter Fourteen: Service Interruption Issues


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