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Monday, April 4 • 4:20pm - 4:35pm
S32-01 - Beyond Cost Per Use for Database Decisions: Usage, Uniqueness, and the 'Do We Care?' Factor

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We are all familiar with cost per use and overlap analysis metrics when evaluating databases for renewal or cancellation.  This presentation introduces an additional "Do We Care?" factor - determining unique titles in a database and whether they warrant renewal.  It will include a review of the software used for analysis.
* This short talk is part of session "S32 - Usability"

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Betty Landesman

Betty Landesman has held positions in technical services and electronic resources management in a variety of academic and special libraries, and is co-chair of the NISO Content and Collection Management Topic Committee with Marti Heyman. She is a long-time Charleston, NASIG, and ER&L... Read More →

Monday April 4, 2016 4:20pm - 4:35pm CDT
Room 203