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2011 june 3
France : country report
Grégory COLCANAP
Coordinator of COUPERIN
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Acquisition
policy at the
national level
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National licenses
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A first acquisitions program on the central budget of the
Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR)
An organisation with 3 levels:
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Steering Committee
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Technical Committee
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Operators
Couperin is present in the steering committee and technical
committee, and assists the operators because of its expertise
Fall 2011: first purchases
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Scientific Digital Library
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Establish a shared political control by the major players in the
ESR, offering services to all communities irrespective of their
status.
Create new models and economic balance between public and
private stakeholders in scientific publishing.
BSN consists of 8 segments for which actions have been
initiated by different operators (documentation specialists,
research laboratories ...). The infrastructure is designed to
mount BSN quality, give coherence to these actions
(networking) and improve the cost-effectiveness ratio. Its
realization requires a repositioning of various traditional
operators of STIs. The choice was made ​not to make this
relocation a prerequisite for any action, but that it stems from
policy choices.
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Scientific Digital Library
The BSN is divided into 8 segments:
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BSN 1: Acquisition of scientific publishing archives and
subscribing to current scientific journals
BSN 2: Access arrangements and accommodation to / from digital
resources
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BSN 3: Cataloguing e-resources
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BSN 4: Open archives
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BSN 5: Digitization of the scientific heritage (journals and books)
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BSN 6: Long-term archiving
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BSN 7: Scientific publishing
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BSN 8: Document delivery and interlibrary loan
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Scientific Digital Library
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The MESR has proposed a framework with the Scientific Digital
Library.
Objectives directly related to the issue of acquisitions:
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Meet the needs of researchers and academics by offering an
scientific and technical infomation to a high level of
excellence,
Establish a shared political pilotage by the major players in
the research landscape
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Future investments
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The French government has decided to invest
heavily in research projects. Funded projects are
selected following calls for proposals. Projects are
selected by an international jury.
22 bilions €
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ISTEX
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ISTEX is a plateform dedicated to local use of eresources at national level and an acquisition
program.
The project has been developped by CNRS, ABES and
Couperin was presented to the jury of IDEX in March.
The project has been preselected.
Couperin expects the international jury made ​known
the final outcome of its deliberations in July
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National purchases by
mutualization
Couperin will propose a new procedure for the acquisition of
e-books, which aims to coordinate purchases by
aggregating spending to obtain a national license for
selected titles..
The peculiarity of the model is to obtain a national license
acquisitions without the contribution of central funds, and
without requesting specific contribution to schools outside
their current acquisition policy.
Originality is to aggregate individual needs and expenses that
were allocated to the purchase of certain resources to
benefit all communities potentially interested.
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National purchases by
mutualization
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Principle
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Price of a resource = P
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Resource price in national license = N x P
If at least N libraries buy the resource, the whole
country benefits. The goal is to have a factor N as
low as possible.
Success factors
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A willingness to share
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Acceptance of the model by publishers
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Negociations
(survey 2009)
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Deuxième niveau
Troisième niveau
Quatrième niveau
Cinquième niveau
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Negociation
A slight decrease in the amount of resources negotiated:
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The
number
of negotiators
dropped
year.
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establishment of specific training and support tools, some
Deuxièmeare
niveau
resources
orphans
Troisième niveau
Unequal
distribution
Quatrième
niveau of resources by negociator
(particularly evident in SVS) and within the network
Cinquième niveau
Difficulties
in setting
up new
groups
of orders (a hope for
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IEEE 2012), and even to perpetuate them (Springer, NRC)