Digital Badge - ALCTS Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

Digital Badge - ALCTS Fundamentals of Electronic Resources AcquisitionsFundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions (2015 ALCTS Web Course)

Credit Description:

Four-week course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. 

Presenters: Xan Arch, Reed College; Susan Davis, SUNY Buffalo

Credit Criteria:

Attendance through web course, including 16 instruction hours, assignments and quizzes, moderated chat sessions, and final score of 70% or higher. 

After completing the web course, attendees will gain and understanding of:

  • Product trials
  • Licensing
  • Purchasing methods
  • Pricing models
  • Relationships between vendors, publishers, platform providers, and libraries 


Nov 16 - Dec 11, 2015

Issued December 30, 2015