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Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

Session 1: February 11 – March 8


This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. Gives a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including product trials, licensing, purchasing methods, and pricing models and will provide an overview of the sometimes complex relationships between vendors, publishers, platform providers, and libraries. The course was developed by Dalene Hawthorne, Head of Systems and Technical Services, Emporia State University.


Who Should Attend:

This is a fundamentals course that will appeal to anyone interested in the topic with no previous experience.



  • Susan Davis, Acquisitions Librarian for Continuing Resources, SUNY at Buffalo
  • Lisa MacKinder, Head of Acquisitions and Collection Services, Ohio University
  • Anita Foster, Electronic Resources Officer, Ohio State University Libraries
  • Michael Fernandez, Electronic Resources Librarian, American University


Registration Fee:

$109 ALCTS Member and $139 Non-member


For additional details and access to the registration link, please go to: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fera/ol_templ


The Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions is generously sponsored by HARRASSOWITZ.


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to web courses, contact Megan Dougherty, ALCTS Continuing Education Program Officer at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5038 or alctsce@ala.org.

Monday, February 11, 2019
All Day Event
Online Webinar--ALA
Online Webinar

Event Organizer

Heather Campbell Shock

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