Post-termination access data

Tips on how and where to get your PTA data

Tracking down PTA can be a time consuming task. For some tips/guidance on this topic here are some resources:

  • Bremer, C. & Lavallée-Funston. (2022). It’s (perpetually) Complicated: Tracking Perpetual Access Rights from Consortial License Agreements. Camp ER&L 2022 (slides)

  • Carter, S., & Toyota-Kindler, Y. (2021). Assessing e-journal post-cancellation access. Against the Grain, 31(4), 12. pdf

  • Donahoo, N. S., & Aguilera, A. (2019). An Ongoing Treasure Hunt: One Library’s Practical Experiences Documenting Post-Cancellation Perpetual Access. The Serials Librarian, 76(1-4), 83-85.

  • Bazeley, J. (2018). Report of the ALCTS Collection Management and E-Resources Interest Group Meeting. ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, June 2017. Technical Services Quarterly, 35(3), 291–296.

  • Bulock, C. (2015). Techniques for Tracking Perpetual Access. The Serials Librarian, 68(1-4), 290-298.

  • Stemper, J., & Barribeau, S. (2013). Perpetual Access to Electronic Journals. Library Resources & Technical Services, 50(2), 91-109.

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