Develop a checklist for evaluating ebook offers that builds in communications with key stakeholders (e.g., subject specialists, acquisitions, preservation, cataloging, e-collections) and is based on the Ebook Strategic Plan Task Force Report.
Review and analyze ebook offers of possible interest to the Yale University community.
Make recommendations for ebook offers, and associated print acquisitions, for consideration by the Director of Collection Development and the Collection Steering Committee (CSC).
Examine various ebook acquisition models (perpetual access purchase, subscription, patron/demand-driven, short-term loans, evidence-based) and present analysis to the Director of Collection Development and CSC to help inform both ebook collection decision-making and guidelines/recommendations to selecting librarians
Recommend guidelines and policy where appropriate resulting from the group’s work.
Develop a data assessment model for ebook packages that can be applied to both new offers and renewals.
Communicate ebook information to the group that is developing and maintaining an ebooks LibGuide.