JSTOR E-Books Interruption

A large portion of the JSTOR E-Books collection will be unavailable until July 5, due to a budgeting shortfall experienced by the Connect NY library consortium. JSTOR E-Books uses a demand-driven acquisition model, where usage by the various member libraries of the consortium triggers purchase of individual e-books. Despite making several adjustments to the purchasing model during course of the year, the collection has proven so popular that all of the allocated funds have been depleted. New funds will be allocated at the start of Connect NY’s new budget cycle in July. In the meantime, we still should have access to the items that have already been purchased.

For more information, contact Inga Barnello at barnello@lemoyne.edu or 445-4326 or Bob Johnston at johnstrc@lemoyne.edu or 445-4321.

Update: the date of July 5 added.