Patron Driven Acquisitions? Patrons' preferences and patterns of use

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    Abstract

    A small-scale, unmediated PDA experiment ran at the
    University Library of Southern Denmark in the spring
    of 2016. Usage data from existing book collections were
    used for a comparative evaluation.
    We found that much of the PDA usage centered on a
    few syllabus titles, but that the overall book usage was
    extensive and varied between subjects.
    We concluded that a standard PDA model supplies only
    some of the books in demand, and may give
    preferential treatment to certain patron groups.
    Translated title of the contributionPatron Driven Acquisitions? Brugerpræferencer og brugsmønstre
    Original languageEnglish
    Publication date20. Aug 2017
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 20. Aug 2017
    EventIFLA World Library and Information Congress: 83rd IFLA General Conference and Assembly - Centennial Hall, Wroclaw, Poland
    Duration: 19. Aug 201725. Aug 2017
    Conference number: 83
    https://2017.ifla.org/

    Conference

    ConferenceIFLA World Library and Information Congress
    Number83
    LocationCentennial Hall
    Country/TerritoryPoland
    CityWroclaw
    Period19/08/201725/08/2017
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