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Sharing the Load: A Planning Checklist for Consortial Database Use
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Journal of Library Administration Volume 26, Number 3, ISSN 0193-0826

Abstract

Provides a checklist of concerns for libraries planning to implement shared research databases in a consortium environment, based on experiences at OhioLINK. Highlights include database selection criteria, licensing, pricing, funding, vendor considerations, database profiling, custom data processing, hardware selection, database access, periodicals holdings, documentation, and training. (Author/LRW)

Citation

Klingler, T. (1999). Sharing the Load: A Planning Checklist for Consortial Database Use. Journal of Library Administration, 26(3), 91-113. Retrieved February 8, 2023 from .

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