Friday, 22 October 2010

New ALPSP Advice Note No.40: Tiered Pricing

Written by Lois Bacon and Ann Lawson, EBSCO Information Services.

In recent years an increasing number of publishers have adopted tiered pricing models for journals, databases, e-books, data sets and other resources. However introducing a new model invites the librarian to review and evaluate a subscription. This advice note outlines the key issues publishers need to take into account to ensure a smooth transition and minimal impact on renewals.

Free to download from www.alpsp.org for ALPSP members

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