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EBSCO Releases 2014 Serials Price Projection Report

Sep
26

The annual Serials Price Projection Report from EBSCO is advising that the overall effective publisher price increases for academic and academic/medical libraries are expected to be in the 6 to 8 percent range before currency impact. There are indications that collection budgets are increasing but librarians will still have to make difficult renewal decisions and currency exchange fluctuations may impact price.

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EBSCO Adds 15 New eBook Subject Sets in High-Interest Subjects

Sep
26

There are 15 new EBSCO eBook EBSCO eBook™ Subject Sets available in a wide range of topics, including mental health, legal and world religions. These prepackaged sets of titles are designed to help librarians start or build their e-book collections.

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Call for Collection Development Articles

Oct
14

The Tech Static, a new technology-related book review outlet and collection development resource for librarians launching this November, is soliciting article queries. Current needs include:

* Advice on weeding technology-related titles
* Overviews of “hot” new technologies, software, applications, certifications, or new releases for which libraries should stock updated guides
* Discussion of ways to fund useful collections of technology titles

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