Academic libraries are shrinking, while content is growing. How did we get here? This article by Michael Zeoli, Vice President of Content Development & Partner Relations at GOBI Library Solutions (formerly YBP Library Services), on No Shelf Required, examines the complexity of book acquisition models available to academic libraries today.
World Politics Review (WPR) aims to create a better discourse about international relations in the U.S. and around the world. Founder and publisher Hampton Stephens synthesizes work the writers at WPR are doing to understand and communicate the direction foreign affairs will take under Donald Trump.
Company financial stability was ranked as the most important consideration when making a vendor change or vendor consolidation by those responding to the recent EBSCO Library Budgeting and Trends Survey. Allen Powell, executive vice president of operations and finance, EBSCO Information Services, recommends five research tactics that can be helpful to evaluate vendors.