An Overview of the growth of Ebook PDA/DDA - Barbara Kawecki, Senior Digital Content Sales Manager, YBP
Is PDA/DDA a trend or is it here to stay?
Barbara Kawecki, Senior Digital Content Sales Manager, YBP will give an overview of the growth of Ebook PDA/DDA over the last 2 years, as well as thoughts and insights on what it is and why libraries are embracing what appears to be new tool for collection development.
: The sale of EBL to Proquest is in the process of being approved by the Australian government.
Finalization is expected in the April timeframe.
: Our intent with our Multi-vendor option is that we will be able to add additional vendors and publishers as options as soon as publishers have DDA
We currently sell individual, perpetual access titles that are hosted on the publisher platforms via firm order and via our eapproval process for publishers like Cambridge, Wiley
, Oxford and Gale.
Q: Is anyone purchasing multiple user ebooks as part of a DDA
For example, if there are numerous STLS in a short period of time is there a provision to move to a MUPO model?
: May DDA
programs do offer the MUPO (Multiple User Purchase Option) option.
: Libraries can choose to include popular fiction titles using any of the DDA
: There are several libraries who are also running print DDA
programs alongside their ebook DDA programs.
: We provide some collection analysis for libraries prior to implementation.