Auburn University at Montgomery (AUM) is a regional university located in Montgomery, Alabama. The enrollment consists of 3,990 FTE undergraduate and graduate students (Auburn University at Montgomery, 2017). The library at AUM holds nearly 600,000 volumes, excluding government documents, along with more than 100 journal databases, which support student and faculty research. Over the past five years, the materials budget has decreased more than 30%, requiring collection reductions. Initial analysis determined that in addition to other items, one of the recommended products for elimination was the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Humanities E-Book project.
Best, Rickey D. and Hayes, Jessica B.
"The Value of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Humanities E-Book Collection: Is It Worth the Cost?,"
The Southeastern Librarian: Vol. 67
, Article 4.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.kennesaw.edu/seln/vol67/iss1/4