Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

ALCTS Web Course:
Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

Session: February 25 – March 22, 2013

This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing
access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic
resources. Gives a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions
including product trials, licensing, purchasing methods, and pricing models and
will provide an overview of the sometimes complex relationships between
vendors, publishers, platform providers, and libraries. The course was
developed by Dalene Hawthorne, Head of Systems and Technical Services, Emporia
State University.

Who Should Attend: This is a fundamentals course that will appeal to anyone
interested in the topic with no previous experience.

Registration Fee: $109 ALCTS Member and $129 Non-member

For additional details and access to the registration link, please go to:

This course is sponsored by Harrassowitz.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email
For all other questions or comments related to the web courses, contact Julie
Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or