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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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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