Daily Archives: October 5, 2007

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Sage Advice: Are You Looking at Usage

http://librarianinblack.typepad.com/librarianinblack/2007/10/emusic-says-no-.html Sarah Houghton-Jan discussed DRM and usage of electronic resources: Hint to Libraries: Please examine your online resource statistics. When you’re shelling out thousands a pop, it wouldn’t be too much of a burden to make sure those resources are actually being used. Right? 🙂 You might be surprised that the resources your staff tell you they use all the time are actually the lowest-used in your collection…or what you think might be used, based on instinct, just isn’t. At that point, you have to ask yourself why, and make adjustments in PR, staff training, staff promotion of the resources […]