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Conference Proceeding

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Serials Review


This quarter's column offers coverage of multiple sessions from the 2016 Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) Conference, held April 3–6, 2016, in Austin, Texas. Topics in serials acquisitions dominate the column, including reports on altmetrics, cost per use, demand-driven acquisitions, and scholarly communications and the use of subscriptions agents; ERMS, access, and knowledgebases are also featured.


altmetrics, cost-per-use, demand-driven acquisitions, scholarly communications


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This work is a part of the quarterly column "Serials Spoken Here," edited by Kurt Blythe. The contribution by Jessica Brangiel, 2016 Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, covers three sessions at the 2016 ER&L annual conference: The Role Of Choice In The Future Of Discovery Evaluations; More Than A VPAT: Getting Accessibility Into Licenses; And Alternative Avenues Of Discovery: Competition Or Potential.