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Slides from the Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group Meeting at ALA Annual 2017

If you missed our meeting, the slides from the presentations can be downloaded using the links below. Thank you again to our discussion leaders and to everyone who attended the session!

Topic 1: Best Practices for budget management and financial modeling of content budgets, Discussion Leader: Kevin Garewal, University of Akron (see attached slides)

Topic 2: Building collections without subject specialists: developing subject expertise and measuring success, Discussion Leader: Mary Radnor, Fort Hays State University

No slides, but here are the citations for the books and reports that were mentioned during our discussion about subject librarians/liaisons:

  • Miller, R. K., Pressley, L., & Association of Research Libraries. (2015). SPEC Kit 349: Evolution of library liaisons.


or http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/927649168

  •  Mack, D. C., & White, G. W. (2015). Assessing liaison librarians. Documenting impact for positive change. Chicago: American Library Association.


  •  Crawford, A. (2012). New directions for academic liaison librarians. Oxford, UK: Chandos Pub.


Topic 3: Collection Development Policies and Resources for Distance Learners, Discussion Leader: Mary Radnor, Fort Hays State University

Topic 4: Best Practices for Collecting Data: Policies, financial models, and access issues, Discussion Leader:Chris Palazzolo, Emory University (see attached slides)