Purchase requests for resources not available in GOBI
For purchase requests requiring special handling, not listed as “In stock” in GOBI, or needing patron email notifications, please use the Acquisitions Order Request Form
Print and ebooks from YBP Library Services
Selectors require a YBP GOBI account before placing selections. A member from the Collections Support Unit will create the necessary ordering templates for both print and ebook selections. Templates assure the correct sub-account, fund, and location information is applied correctly to each selection.
Many publishers and aggregators offer ebooks in GOBI, often with several license purchase options. Ebook access to titles ordered in GOBI are available on the platform websites before being discoverable in Primo. Direct links to most of the GOBI listed ebook platforms can be found on: A-Z Databases.
Ebook Purchase Option Definitions
|1 User||One user at a time|
|3 User||Three users at a time|
|Concurrent Access||200-325 loans per year; unlimited simultaneous user|
|Multiple User||Unlimited number of simultaneous users|
|Non-Linear Lending||200-325 loans per year; unlimited simultaneous user|
|Single User||One user at a time|
|Unlimited||Unlimited number of simultaneous users|
|DRM-free||No limitations on downloading, printing, or saving|
Ebooks from other vendors and/or publishers
It may be possible to obtain ebooks not located in GOBI. Submit a request to the Acquisitions Order Request Form. If an academic licensing is available, and we do not currently have an active account for the resource provider, then vendor and licensing maintenance is necessary before access to the ebook can be made available.
If you have questions, please contact Collections Support!