Mirroring the progression of the our print journal collection practices into an epreferred journal collection policy, monograph acquisitions will be guided by epreferred principles stated in the aforementioned policy and supported by e-preferred procedures already established in the serials workflow.
Streaming videos provide these organizational benefits:
E-preferred collection and access strategies complement the global interconnectivity theme in the New Horizon plan, particularly the E-learning and distance learning initiatives described on p.14-15.
Streaming videos will reinforce the e-learning and distance learning measures through:
All video content acquired by the University Libraries will pass through the same set of curriculum-based selection criteria currently in practice. From March 2017 forward, this video content will be enhanced by the e-preferred streaming video acquisitions policy.
In the current marketplace, video publishers, suppliers, platforms, access methods, and functionalities differ widely. We will collect videos based on the following conditions that exist at the time of selection and in the following order:
As more titles become available as streaming videos and as the University Libraries move towards a more accessible e-collection, we will continue to acquire videos based on this exceptions:
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