Consortium management of digital content in the BUCOC Network[Gestión consorciada de contenidos digitales en la Red BUCOC]
Martín, Sandra Gisela
Lago, Maria Soledad
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DescriptionThe Network of Catholic Universities and Catholic Orientation of Argentina (UC-OC Network) is presented along with the objectives, services, and organizational structure of the BUCOC library network. The Strategic Plan 2021–2022 stands out with its vision, mission, and objectives and it makes focus on the strategic line on the consortium management of digital content. A brief tour is made on the management models of the electronic book: business model, acquisition model, and access model and then the different sources of content acquisition, the access modalities and the technologies used are discussed. Problems in the management of digital content are approached from two perspectives: in relation to publishers and from the point of view of libraries, confronting publisher sales model versus the library purchasing model. Finally, the consortium management model of digital content in the BUCOC Network is presented and the achievements and challenges of cooperative work are highlighted.
Fil: Martín, Sandra Gisela. Universidad Católica de Córdoba; Argentina
Fil: Lago, Maria Soledad. Pontifícia Universidad Católica Argentina; Argentina