Ever Increasing Cost of Knowledge: Challenges for Libraries for Electronic Resources A Case Study
The article highlights the total expenditure on various databases in general and subject-wise by University of Delhi and discusses an annual average increase in foreign databases and impact of exchange rates on expenditure. It highlights the cumulative annual growth rate in general and subject-wise also. The various reasons presented by the publishers for increase in subscription are also discussed. The paper also presents solutions to meet the challenge of ever increasing cost of databases.
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