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PDA and the University Press 5.3 FINAL

PDA and the University Press 5.3 FINAL

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PDA and theUNIVERSITY PRESS
September 26, 2012
A report prepared for The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
 
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The Johns Hopkins University Press and the Cornell University Librarygratefully acknowledge the generous support of The Andrew W. MellonFoundation in funding the research and preparation of this environmental scanand analysis.
This report was prepared by
Joseph J. Esposito
espositoj@gmail.comin collaboration with
Kizer Walker
 , Cornell University Library
Terry Ehling
 , Project MUSE, The Johns Hopkins University Press
 
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CONTENTS
 
I. Summary
5
II. Introduction
7
III. What Is Patron-driven Acquisitions (PDA)?
A. Why Libraries Use PDA 12B. How PDA Works 15C. The Faculty's Role 19D. Policy Issues 22
IV. University Presses and the Library Market
A. Press Sales to Libraries 24B. The PDA Marketplace 27C. PDA and ILL 30
V. Amazon and PDA
34
VI. Format Issues
A. A Conceptual Matter concerning Ebooks 37B. The Broader Context of PDA 37C. The Place of Print 39
VII. A Future Scenario for PDA
A.
 
The Vendors 41B.
 
Selecting from the Options 41C.
 
The Publisher’s Options 42
VIII. What's a Publisher to Do?
 A. The Metadata Imperative 43B. The Bookstore in the Library 46C.Other Offsets to Sales Declines from PDA 48
IX. Conclusion 
50
X. Bibliography 
51 
XI. Appendices
A. PDA Workflow for the Cornell University Library
 
53B. Publishers' Questionnaire 54C. Library Questionnaire 56

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