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Event Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 07:22 pm

This Interest Group meeting has been cancelled.

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Event Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 07:07 pm

CD Practitioners-- Let’s Re-Purpose Order Request Data

Come discuss how order request data can enhance the assessment and communication work of collection development practitioners.

CD Practitioners-- Let’s Re-Purpose Order Request Data

Come discuss how order request data can enhance the assessment and communication work of collection development practitioners.

This discussion will be framed in the context of paperless workflow for monograph, serial and electronic resource order data. Leading the discussion will be University of Notre Dame Acquisitions Librarians Andy Langhurst and Laura Sill, and Web & Development Analyst Jaron Kennel. The moderators plan to prime the discussion by introducing how three local online systems currently in use by collection managers at Notre Dame assist in communicating, gathering, reporting and evaluating order request data.

Come ready to share what order request information you track as a collection manager? How do you use this information and with whom do you share it? How might this information be captured, enhanced and repackaged to better meet your needs as a collection manager?
Plenty of time will be made available to hear from attendees, so come share your experiences and idea wish lists! We look forward to seeing you at the discussion.

Josephine Crawford, IG Chair
Irene Ke, IG Vice-Chair

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Event Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Wed, Jan 9, 2013 at 12:15 pm

Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group discusses of concern

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Event Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group

by ALAConnect Helpdesk (staff) on Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 01:07 am

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As a collection manager, are you struggling to create an efficient review and selection workflow for electronic resources BEFORE records can be added to your ILS and ERM systems? Are you bogged down by publisher and vendor sudden deadlines coupled by email overload? Come learn about the Kent State University Libraries’ development of a system to manage the resource selection process. After presentations by Kay Downey, Collection Management Librarian, and Rick Wiggins, Lead Applications Developer, we will discuss the advantages of this approach to Kent State and whether this successful development could be generalized for use in other academic libraries. Speakers: Kay Downey and Rick Wiggins from Kent State University. Moderator: Josephine Crawford, Kansas State University.

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Identifies the forces of change in the development and management of collections as they affect the individual selector, and as they contribute to the selector’s ability to address and manage these changes. To this end the committee will take such actions as presenting forums and programs, designing guidelines, identifying resources, and collecting and disseminating information.

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