Tag Archive for 'patron-driven acquisitions'

Page 2 of 6

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

Session 1: March 3 – March 28, 2014 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 Collections policies and budgets as part of library […]

Read full post…

IFLA approves creation of LGBTQ Users SIG

In December, 2013, the IFLA Professional Committee approved the creation of an LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) SIG supported by the Acquisition and Collection Development Section. The description reads: As part of our professional commitment to provide access to information, librarians are charged to support the full range of users’ […]

Read full post…

Mixing the Library: Information Interaction & the DJ – Origins

Read this fascinating BL blog post here.

Read full post…

Academic Library Director Coordinates SUNY’s Open Textbook Initiative

With the cost of textbooks having increased 82 percent between 2002 and 2012, and students spending, on average, $1,200 on books and related supplies a year, there seems to be plenty of interest in looking for alternatives. Read more

Read full post…

Publicly funded research spurs private sector success

Read this AAAs article here.

Read full post…

Is It About Books Any Longer? Librarians As Engineers…

Browse this interesting presentation by our colleague R. David Lankes here.

Read full post…

Using Audio & Video in the Library

Browse this NEFLIN presentation here.

Read full post…