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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions

When: 
Monday, November 10, 2014
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, US/Central

*Apologies in advance for duplicate postings.*

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Electronic Resources Acquisitions
Session 5: November 10 - December 5, 2014

This four-week online course provides an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to electronic resources. Gives a basic background in electronic resource acquisitions including product trials, licensing, purchasing methods, and pricing models and will provide an overview of the sometimes complex relationships between vendors, publishers, platform providers, and libraries. The course was developed by Dalene Hawthorne, Head of Systems and Technical Services, Emporia State University.

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

Instructors:
Jesse Holden, Head, Acquisitions, University of Southern California
Rafal Kasprowski, Electronic Resources Librarian, Rice University
Xan Arch, Collection Development Librarian, Reed College
Elizabeth Winter, Electronic Resources Coordinator, Georgia Tech Library
Susan Davis, Acquisitions Librarian for Continuing Resources, SUNY at Buffalo
Lisa MacKinder, Acquisitions, University of California Irvine

Registration Fee:
$109 ALCTS Member and $139 Non-member

For additional details and access to the registration link, please go to: http://www.ala.org/alcts/confevents/upcoming/webcourse/fera/ol_templ

This course is sponsored by Harrassowitz.

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 alctsce@ala.org

*Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.*