Great Ways to Spend Remaining Library Budget Dollars Using E-Book Trends Data

Library Resources | May 25, 2017

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The end of the academic year is fast approaching and if your library has been prudent with its budget, there may be some money left over to get a head start for the next school year.

If you are looking to add most accessed library e-book collections to support next year’s academic courses, EBSCO’s Collection Development team has analyzed e-book trends data to identity the most popular, high-use collections based on customer access over the past twelve months. As you can see, many of the popular library e-book subject areas include medical, business and award-winning collections focused on current academic trends and student interests, including popular fiction and nonfiction.

Most Accessed E-Book Featured Collections: Hand-selected titles covering a range of different topic areas within a particular subject

  • Choice Outstanding Academic Titles (OAT)
  • Doody’s Core Titles 2016 Frontlist
  • Popular Adult Nonfiction
  • Popular Adult Fiction
  • Reference eBooks
  • Academic Award Winners Collection
  • GOBI U.S. Core Titles – Social Sciences
  • Nursing and Allied Health Collection
  • Best Sellers Collection
  • Library & Information Science

Most Accessed E-Book Subject Sets: Frontlist titles focused on a single topic in a particular high-interest area

  • College Success
  • Education
  • American Contemporary Issues
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Nursing
  • Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy
  • Networking & Security
  • Business
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Psychology

If you have an EBSCOhost® Collection Manager account, click here to access these collections. For general information on these collections, as well as others, visit EBSCO eBooks™.

For additional information on using remaining library budget dollars, check out our recent e-books webinar held on May 18th, “Getting The Most Value Out of Your Year-End E-Book Budget Dollars”.

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