Connecticut Libraries eBook Surveys

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Published on March 3, 2014

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Eric Hansen, iCONN.org's Electronic Resources Coordinator releases the results of his surveys of Connecticut libraries eBook platform and content costs, and revenue Friends of CT Libraries realize from book sales.

Connecticut Libraries eBook Surveys University of Hartford 1877 Club West Hartford, CT February 28, 2014 Eric Hansen, iCONN Electronic Resources Coordinator

CT Libraries Annual eBook Platform Fees • Survey by e-mail Dec. 19-27, 2013 • Number of responses = 45 • Total spent on platform fees, including consortia (3) = $133,703.19 • Average annual expense for those responding= $2971.18 CT Libraries eBook Surveys 2

CT Libraries Annual eBook Platform Fees, cont. • Total fees spent on platform, not including fees paid to consortia = $102,572.50 • Average annual expense for those responding, fees to consortia not included (19) = $5398.55 CT Libraries eBook Surveys 3

eBook Cost to Libraries • Survey by e-mail Oct. 23-Nov. 1, 2013 • Number of responses = 35 • Types of libraries: – – – – – Public = 27 K12 School = 5 2-year academic = 1 4-year academic = 1 Special = 1 CT Libraries eBook Surveys 4

eBook Cost to Libraries, cont. Vendors represented: • • • • Freading Overdrive Baker & Taylor Amazon • Recorded Books/OneClickdigital • Follett • EBL • Rosen • Gale CT Libraries eBook Surveys 5

eBook Cost to Libraries, cont. • • • • Highest price paid = $403.35 Gale Lowest price paid = $0.50 Freading Mean price paid = $56.45 Median price paid = $40.00 CT Libraries eBook Surveys 6

Highest number of sales = Overdrive (25) • • • • Highest price = $200.00 Lowest price = $0.99 Mean price = $55.41 Median price = $58.00 CT Libraries eBook Surveys 7

Friends of Libraries Book Sales • • • • Survey by e-mail Dec. 10-20, 2013 Figures for a 12-month period Total sales = $710,811.29 Annual average per library = $3,721.53 CT Libraries eBook Surveys 8

Questions? CT Libraries eBook Surveys 9

Thank you Eric Hansen Eric.A.Hansen@ct.gov 860-704-2224 888-256-1222 (in CT)

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