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A New way we acquire books  

The libraries at Trinity College and its CTW partners, Connecticut College and Wesleyan University, are now using Evidence-Based Acquisitions (a.k.a. EBA).  We implemented this model with well-known content providers including JSTOR, Project Muse, and most recently, Oxford University Press.

How does EBA work?  The publisher/vendor grants access to a very large pool of ebook titles for one year. At the end of the year, usage reports show how many times a specific title was viewed or downloaded. Using this evidence, the libraries select which titles to purchase. With purchase, the library is given perpetual access to the title.​  Read more ...


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