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Last days to register and join us at the Kuopio Satellite Conference!

The Acquisition & Development Section is happy to invite you to its Satellite Meeting in Kuopio, Finland 9th to 10th August 2012 Theme: Global policies, Imperatives and Solutions for the Efficient Library Collection Management and Access to Less Used Documents Satellite Meeting in Kuopio, Finland 9th to 10th August 2012 […]

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Message from the ACD Section Chair

Greetings everyone, I am pleased that we are launching this new blog which is replacing our newsletter as the way we will communicate as a committee. Please send your book reviews and articles to Regine Schmolling, our Secretary, and as our Information Coordinator, Jérôme Fronty will be the contact to […]

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Join us at the Kuopio Satellite Conference!

The Acquisition & Development Section is happy to invite you to its

Satellite Meeting in Kuopio, Finland

9th to 10th August 2012

Theme: Global policies, Imperatives and Solutions for the Efficient Library Collection Management and Access to Less Used Documents

Satellite Meeting in Kuopio, Finland

9th to 10th August 2012

Theme: Global policies, Imperatives and Solutions for the Efficient Library Collection Management and Access to Less Used Documents

To access the Kuopio Satellite Conference click here: Kuopio Satellite

Conference Theme and Focus

Digital material is becoming dominant in many libraries. Especially in universities engaged in research and teaching in Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) subjects need to concentrate on digital content provision. At the same time economic constrains force libraries to make savings where ever they can. Savings can be made in profiled collection policies and profiled acquisitions. The costs of library premises are also a target of institutional economic consideration. Premises to accommodate print collections are being reduced and if possible local storage facilities should be rejected. One viable solution to maintain availability to print collections is outsourcing.


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