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Event Library Storage Discussion Group

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Event Library Storage Discussion Group

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Discussion LAMA Storage Discussion Group - ALA 2010 Annual Meeting - Agenda

by Mary Roach on Tue, Jun 15, 2010 at 11:37 am

Greetings LLAMA Storage Discussion Group Members,

Our summer meeting in Washington DC is fast approaching.  With the assistance of Jim Galbraith, our outgoing Chair, we put together the agenda for the upcoming meeting.  We have a couple of excellent speakers lined up who are ready to share some of their recent work with you.  We hope that you will choose the LLAMA Storage Discussion Group over the many other options you have at ALA Annual.   Please see details of the meeting below.

Greetings LLAMA Storage Discussion Group Members,

Our summer meeting in Washington DC is fast approaching.  With the assistance of Jim Galbraith, our outgoing Chair, we put together the agenda for the upcoming meeting.  We have a couple of excellent speakers lined up who are ready to share some of their recent work with you.  We hope that you will choose the LLAMA Storage Discussion Group over the many other options you have at ALA Annual.   Please see details of the meeting below.

LAMA Storage Discussion Group
ALA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
 
Date:  Sunday, June 27th
Time:  10:30-12:00 noon
Place:  Hilton Washington (HIL) - Columbia 1
 

Agenda:

  1. Introductions

  2. Discussion Topics:

Cathy Martyniak – Head, Preservation Department and Auxiliary Library Facility, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida

Cathleen will update us on her work with Florida’s facility. She has been soliciting input from the group and will summarize some of the best practices she has learned from you. This is also an opportunity for us to impart more wisdom. (15-20 minutes, plus discussion)

 Sue Ward – Head, Collection Management, Purdue University Libraries. 

Sue will give us an overview of her work on deselecting items from storage using the WorldCat Collection Analysis Tool. Her initial work focused on serials and was so successful that the scope of the project is now expanding to monographs. (35 minutes, plus discussion) 

(cf. Ward, Suzanne M. and Aagard, Mary C.(2008) 'The Dark Side of Collection Management: Deselecting Serials from a Research Library's Storage Facility Using WorldCat Collection Analysis', Collection Management, 33:4, 272-287)

  3. Updates from members of the Discussion Group

  4.  Election of Chair-Elect and discussion topics for future meetings. If you cannot make it to the meeting because of a conflict but are willing to serve as Chair-Elect, please email me (mroach@ku.edu) and let me know of your interest.

  5.  Other business. 

 Hope to see many of you at Sunday’s meeting.

Mary Roach
Vice-Chair, LAMA Storage Discussion Group
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Discussion Library Storage Discussion Group - Midwinter Meeting Agenda

by James Galbraith (non-member) on Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 04:48 pm

Dear LLAMA Storage Group Members,

Our midwinter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 17 from 10:30 – noon in the Boston Convention and Exhibit Center - Room 207. With the assistance of others, I’ve put together a draft agenda for the meeting:

Dear LLAMA Storage Group Members,

Our midwinter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 17 from 10:30 – noon in the Boston Convention and Exhibit Center - Room 207. With the assistance of others, I’ve put together a draft agenda for the meeting:

  1. Introductions
  2. Discussion of group communications
  3. Round-Robin, Updates from members of the Discussion Group
  4. Collection Storage in a Period of Economic Uncertainty: How is the current financial situation impacting your library? Do you have strategies for dealing with fiscal uncertainty?
  5. Other Discussion topics.
  6. Planning a program for ALA Annual

This agenda is a draft, please feel free to suggest other discussion topics or specific issues you would like to address on the economic situation.

Thank you for your patience, I look forward to seeing all of you in Boston.

Best regards,

 Jim Galbraith

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Event Library Storage Discussion Group Midwinter Meeting

by James Galbraith (non-member) on Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 04:46 pm

Dear LLAMA Storage Group Members,

Our midwinter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 17 from 10:30 – noon in the Boston Convention and Exhibit Center - Room 207. With the assistance of others, I’ve put together a draft agenda for the meeting:

Dear LLAMA Storage Group Members,

Our midwinter meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 17 from 10:30 – noon in the Boston Convention and Exhibit Center - Room 207. With the assistance of others, I’ve put together a draft agenda for the meeting:

  1. Introductions
  2. Discussion of Group Communications
  3. Round-Robin, Updates from members of the Discussion Group
  4. Collection Storage in a Period of Economic Uncertainty: How is the current financial situation impacting your library? Do you have strategies for dealing with fiscal uncertainty?
  5. Planning a program for ALA Annual

This agenda is a draft, please feel free to suggest other discussion topics or specific issues you would like to address on the economic situation.

I look forward to seeing all of you in Boston.

Best regards,

 Jim Galbraith

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Provides a forum for exchanging ideas on the planning, design, development, operation, management and/or dismantling of library collection storage.

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