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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

Monday, October 21, 2013
8:00 am to 5:00 pm

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

Session: October 21 – November 29, 2013


This six-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and sizes of libraries. The course will introduce key concepts in collection assessment including:

- the definition of collection assessment

- techniques and tools

- assessment of print and electronic collections

- project design and management


Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course, you will be able to:

- describe the fundamental aspects of collection assessment

- understand the various collection assessment methods and tools, including both qualitative and quantitative analysis

- design and implement a collection assessment project

- perform a collection assessment of print resources

- complete a collection assessment of electronic resources  


Who should Attend: This is a fundamentals course that will appeal to anyone interested in the topic with no previous experience.


Registration Fees:  $109 ALCTS Member; $139 Non-member


For additional details and registration information see: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fca/ol_templ


For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org. For all other questions or comments related to the web courses, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or email  alctsce@ala.org.