Faculty: how much would you pay per month for scholarly database access?

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“How much would you pay per month for scholarly database access?”

That’s the question posed in yesterday’s ProfHacker column in The Chronicle of Higher Education. The question is especially relevant given that the cost of library database subscriptions has reached unsustainable heights. Your Marygrove librarians are curious – do we subscribe to databases that you’ve never used? Do you wish you could add a database to our offerings? If you had to take a stab at how much of the library budget goes toward database subscriptions, what would you say?

Read the whole article here: http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/reader-input-how-much-per-month-for-scholarly-database-access/34949

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