ALCTS CMS Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group

Presentations from ALA Midwinter 2015

  • 1.  Presentations from ALA Midwinter 2015

    Posted Feb 09, 2015 12:44 PM

    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!


    Bernhardt_ALA_MW2015.pdf   1.27MB 1 version
    Esposito_ALA_MW2015.pdf   1.48MB 1 version
    Seiler&Getz_ALA_MW2015.pdf   1.75MB 1 version