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A greener option for e-book acquisition?

Poster (konferens)
Författare Camilla Ekberg
Andrea Carozzi Bjurström
Publicerad i 85th World Library and Information Congress of IFLA in Athens, Greece, 24–30 August 2019
Publiceringsår 2019
Publicerad vid Göteborgs universitetsbibliotek, Humanistiska biblioteken
Språk en
Länkar library.ifla.org/2605/1/025-bjurstr...
Ämnesord Library ; Humanities ; Acquisition ; E-book ; GOBI ; Patron Driven Acquisition ; Environmental aspects
Ämneskategorier Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap, Annan humaniora


A greener option for e-book acquisition? Our experiences of a platform for individual selection E-book suppliers offer various ways to purchase e-books, such as Demand Driven Acquisition (PDA) models as well as different packages. Most often the package options include additional e-books that never were, nor will be, in demand in your Library. These additional e-books might not come with a great extra initial cost. However, they most probably will make an unnecessary carbon footprint. According to Landauer’s principle data processing will always require a certain minimal power expenditure. One way to make sure we acquire only e-books in demand is to handpick them, a method considered to be time consuming and costly. In this poster we use graphs and pictures to illustrate and evaluate the Humanities Library’s purchase pattern for e-books outside packages over the last 10 years. We compare statistics such as price, subject, access and different purchase options. Two different purchasing methods were used during these 10 years: EBL’s PDA-model (2009-2014) and acquisition from the GOBI Library Solution’s platform (2016-2019). In 2004, the University of Gothenburg became the first university in the world to be environmentally certified under both ISO14001 and EMAS. How can we incorporate environmental aspects into our future acquisition?

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