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Databases- each page lists the description, databases available, discount, and subscription cycle - How to Promote Database Trials

   

Remember that a small Tenn-Share surcharge will be added to the provided pricing. See surcharge schedule.

VPATs (Voluntary Product Accessbility Templates) for databases

Send suggestions to Tenn-Share for new databases  

The Tenn-Share Electronic Resources Committee (TSERC)  (and Product Review subcommitteees) review database offers and recommend products for negotiation. Do you want to get involved with the selection process?

Timeline:
In an effort to better coordinate our activities, TSERC has established the following timeline for group discounts and offers.
Spring purchases (contract start July 1)
Nov 1-Mar 15   TSERC considers various products
Feb 1-Apr 15   Negotiations with vendors/let member libraries know the products being worked on
Mar 15-Apr 15   Pricing/discounts offers to member libraries:
June 15   Order Deadline
July 1      Contract start

Fall purchases (contract start Jan 1)
May 1-Sept 30  TSERC considers various products
Aug 1-Oct 30  Negotiations with vendors/let member libraries know the products being worked on
Sep 30-Oct 30   Pricing/discounts offers to member libraries:
Dec 10  Order Deadline
Jan 1    Contract start

The Executive Director is responsible for communicating with vendors to set up trials, secure discounts, and negotiate pricing, chairing TSERC, and for communicating this information to the members.  Suggestions for additional databases are always welcome.  Usual office hours (Central time) are:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.