Cambridge University Press - DEFF

Cambridge University Press - DEFF

Cambridge University Press

Our digital platforms for titles published by

Cambridge University Press and our Partner


University Publishing Online

Cambridge Books Online; a response

to global eBook trends

• Created in 2010 in response to customer demand

• Textbook titles released Summer 2012

Increasing eBook budget allocation

Scholarly eBooks: Understanding the Return on Investment for libraries.

So by 2011 eBook purchase is at 16.4%,

how do digital titles compare in your library

• Require less staff time to lend and preserve

• Require less storage space than physical titles

• Take less time for users to access

• Enable higher usage per book

• Allow a broader collection of books

• Low cost per use

Scholarly eBooks: Understanding the Return on Investment for libraries.

Additional advantages of eBooks

through Cambridge Books Online

• Perpetual access

• No electronic DRM

• PDF chapter download/ save & print

• Generous user concurrency

• Flexible purchasing models

Purchasing models

• Pick and Mix (Bespoke Collections)

• Evidence based acquisition

• Subject Collections – Fresh approach for 2012

• Generous concurrency models

• Pricing based on institution size & type

• Free 30 day trials

Subject Collections

• Increased focus, flexibility, affordability and appeal.

• Example: History – Last year entire collection split by year.

This year Split by year (2011, 2010, 2009, 2000-2008, pre-2000) and sub-category:

• British & European history

• World history

History & politics in the following areas

• Asian Studies

• African Studies

• Middle East studies

• American studies

• European studies

Features & benefits

• Thousands of front & backlist titles (15, 971 Aug 2012)

• Monthly addition of new titles

• Regular platform functionality enhancements.

• Textbooks now available

• Powerful search and browse capabilities

• Dedicated customer support teams

Free value-added Library support

• MARC Records

• Search widget

• Search tips document

• Poster

• Brochure

• Online Demo

• FAQ’s

• Updates newsletter

• Accommodating staff

Account administrator provision

• Easy to use

• Clear reporting information

Patron support and features

• Search or browse

• Save query as RSS feed

• Advanced & refine search options

• ‘Cited by’ in Google Scholar

• Change the sort display

• View results in PDF or text

• Save a chapter to use offline

• Print a page option

• Email link to a book

• Use citation tool

• Turn on/off search phrase highlighting


Concluding statements

• Demand for digital books is growing

Cambridge University Press provides an

excellent platform for its world renowned

scholarly titles

• Please consider taking a trial to our platform so

that you have access to the information you need

to make your acquisition decisions

Thank you.

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