Tag Archive for 'de-selection'

The DNA Of A Successful Book…

Read this stimulating National Geographic article here.

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Would You Care For Second-Hand E-books?

That’s a possibility, according to this New York Times article.  

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Please browse ACD 2012 Helsinki Open Session Documents!

Dear ACD enthusiast, Whereas you’ll still be able to access the ACD Open Session papers on the Helsinki Conference Website, we have created for you a special page on our blog to access the related powerpoint presentations. Please have a read here: Powerpoints Page    

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ALCTS web course: Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Session: August 20 – September 14, 2012

ALCTS web course: Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management Session: August 20 – September 14, 2012 This four-week online course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM) in libraries. The course was developed by Peggy Johnson, University of Minnesota. Complete definition of collection development and collection management […]

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ACD Open Session Programme Now Available!

    World Library and Information Congress 78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly   Please note for you WLIC agenda our open session with simultaneous translation: Session 139 — Treating print in an increasing digital collection: issues, dilemmas and directions — Acquisition and Collection Development 14 August 2012 13:45 – […]

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ACD Helsinki Open Session Programme Now Available!

ACD Open Session Programme at the WLIC Congress in Helsinki on Tuesday August 14, 2012 (13:45 – 15:45) will be devoted to:  

“Treating Print in an Increasing Digital Collection: Issues, Dilemmas & Directions”

Traditional print resources are becoming a challenging format and commodity in many libraries. With the emphasis of many library collections to establish a greater digital presence and library staff rethinking space issues, reader preferences indicating a leaning towards more online resources and access than depending on print, the perception of print potentially becoming endangered appears significant. Print, however will not disappear and as we consider the 2012 IFLA Presidential theme, “Libraries: A Force for Change,” we suggest that print in the short and long term, will contribute to that part of the theme as “inclusionary, transformational and innovative” in how it integrates with a growing digital collection.
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