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What does PDA stand for?

PDA stands for Patron-Driven Acquisition (e-book purchasing model; libraries)

This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
  • Business, finance, etc.

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Among their topics are patron-driven acquisitions as a disruptive technology, building a demand-driven collection at the University of Denver, building new libraries in the Near and Middle East, patron-driven acquisition and publishers, and controlling costs in a large scale model.
The year 2010 saw the publication of an article on the addition of dissertations and theses to East Carolina University's POD program for monographs, a presentation on a pilot program at Oregon State University (OSU), and the publication of a special issue of Collection Management devoted to patron-driven acquisitions.