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Presentations from ALA Midwinter 2015

The interest group met on Sunday, February 1, 2015 from 1-2:30p.m. The program included three presentations about collection assessment projects to support data-driven decision making in academic libraries.    

  •  “Planning for Certain Future Cuts when the Future is Uncertain.”

Beth R. Bernhardt, Assistant Dean for Collection Management and Scholarly Communications, University of North Carolina Greensboro

  • “Right Sizing the Print Collection: Collection Assessment Methods for Ensuring that Shippensburg University Has the “Right Books” for Its Users.”

Ashley N. Esposito, Collection Development and Assessment Librarian, Shippensburg University

  • “Assessment methodology:  Information gathering for serials review.”

Carol Seiler, Account Services Manager, EBSCO Information Services; Kelli Getz, Assistant Head of Acquisitions, University of Houston.

Slides and handouts from the presentations are attached.  Thanks to the presenters and everyone who attended the session!