R2 Digital Library Patron Driven Acquisition and the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual: The Perfect Combination

by Karen Hendricks / 30 October 2018 / 10 Comments

Continuing our fall series of articles highlighting updated features, resources, free trials and other benefits available through the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative’s Fall 2018 Offer. All medical librarians in the NNLM/MAR, SE/A, and NER are welcome to participate. For more information on the HSLANJ GLI, contact Project Manager Robb Mackes  (email or 570-856-5952). Deadline to participate is November 9, 2018.

By Matt Conmy, Territory Manager, Rittenhouse Book Distributors

At Rittenhouse Book Distributors, we strive to provide the most current and comprehensive content available in our market-leading eBook Database, the R2 Digital Library. That’s why we are thrilled to announce the latest eBook edition of the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual from the American College of Physicians.

AJCC Cancer Staging Manual, 8th Edition

(9783319406176; 2017)

Retail Price: $259.99 – Life of Edition Purchase (See the HSLANJ GLI Fall Offer for discounting pricing)

Medical Professionals around the world consider the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual the gold standard reference for the proper classification and staging of cancers. The AJCC Cancer Staging Manual facilitates the uniform description and reporting of neoplastic diseases. Using this vital resource, medical professionals can assign proper treatment, evaluate results of management and clinical trials, and to serve as the standard for local, regional and international reporting on cancer incidence and outcome.

Utilize the R2 Digital Library’s Patron Driven Acquisition (PDA) collection development tool to ensure the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual will be utilized by your patrons. PDA enables librarians to evaluate patron usage data at the resource level with no automatic or required purchases. Patron Driven Acquisition can be integrated into any active collection or used to establish an R2 Digital Library account.

“The PDA tool has been a tremendous help in making it possible for me to use the library’s funds in the most efficient way, by helping me direct purchases toward those books that will actually be used by my library patrons.” –Erica Moncrief, Library Services Manager, Capital Health Medical Center—Hopewell

New to the R2 Digital Library? Begin a free 30-day trial, activate a PDA Collection and make the AJCC Cancer Staging Manual available to your patrons today!

For more information, visit www.r2library.com or contact your Rittenhouse sales representative.

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Contact: Matt Conmy, Territory Manager, Rittenhouse Book Distributors

Phone: 800-345-6425 x301 / Email: matt.conmy@rittenhouse.com