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    Managing Access Models

    To configure license storage locations, you must have the following role:
    • Acquisitions Administrator
    • General System Administrator
    The access model describes the resource availability for simultaneous use. The internal access model is the information presented within the PO line's Access Model field. The public access model is the patron facing access model which is presented to the patron in the Discovery system. This information is presented on the portfolio's Acquisition tab. Institutions can decide whether or not to present the public access model in the Discovery system. For more information, see Managing Electronic Resources. The out-of-the-box information is populated with values that are sent by OASIS and GOBI when creating orders via the Real-Time Ordering workflow. The Public Access Model field on the Acquisition tab of the portfolio editor inherits this information from the PO line that created the portfolio. You can edit this field to change the access model of the portfolio. See Editing a Portfolio Using the Electronic Portfolio Editor.
    Because the vendors have different codes for the same internal access model, for instance, Unlimited Access (BU) and Unlimited Access (EA), some access models might have a different code but are otherwise identical, with the same meaning. Thus also PUR-XX and XX are identical; for example, PUR-1U is identical to 1U, and both have the internal access value of 'One concurrent user'.
    The Manage Access Model code table (Configuration Menu > Acquisitions > Licenses > Access Model) enables you to add, edit, or delete access models, and to configure the description that will be displayed in the  Public Access Model field of the portfolio. For more information about code tables, see Code Tables.
    Access Model Code Table
    Institutions can decide whether or not to present the public access model to patrons in the discovery system as patron-facing information. For more information, see the description of the Enable Display of Access Model option on Configuring Other Settings.
    For more information on access models, see Real-Time Ordering.