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Academic library e-book acquisition model preference in the U.S. 2016

This statistic shows the distribution of e-book acquisition model preferences of academic librarians in the United States in 2016. In 2016, 24 percent of respondents said they preferred the subscription acquisition model.

Distribution of preferred e-book acquisition models in academic library collections in the United States from 2016

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Release date

September 2016


United States

Survey time period

April 1, 2016 and May 3, 2016

Number of respondents

346 respondents

Special properties

academic libraries

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which acquisition model do you prefer?"
* Rounded down to 0 percent.

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