Tag Archive for 'PDA'

ALCTS e-Forum: Patron Driven Acquisitions/Demand Driven Acquisitions

ALCTS e-Forum: Patron Driven Acquisitions/Demand Driven Acquisitions (PDA/DDA): The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly August 5-6, 2015   Moderated by John Sandstrom and Samantha Rich   Please join us for an e-forum discussion. It’s free and open to everyone! Registration information is at the end of the message.   […]

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Keeping Up With… Patron Driven Acquisitions

At times a subjective practice, academic collection development relies on the professional knowledge of librarians to select material tailored to course curriculums and the anticipated demands of library users. Read more

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ALCTS webinar: Evaluating Print Book & E-Book Patron-Driven Acquisitions (PDA)

Date: November 13, 2013 All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.   Description: This webinar will describe two patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) models — (1) buying print books based on interlibrary loan borrowing requests and (2) the current […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions

Next session: August 19 – September 13, 2013 This four-week online course is a basic primer for library acquisitions concepts common to all library materials formats. It covers: ·         Goals and methods of acquiring monographs and serials in all formats; ·         Theoretical foundations and workflows of basic acquisitions functions; · […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions

Next session: March 11 – April 5, 2013! This is a four-week online course that focuses on the basics of library acquisitions: – goals and methods of acquiring monographs and serials – financial management of library collections budgets – relationships among acquisitions librarians, library booksellers, subscription agents, and publishers. This […]

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Are Libaries Seizing Control of their Future?

You Have Two, Maybe Three Years… Peter Brantley Library Journal, December 14, 2012 Brantley writes: “For all the recent attention on e-book lending in the U.S., the problem of libraries being denied access to e-books crosses borders.  At a small, invitation-only meeting convened late last month in the Netherlands by […]

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Latest Issue of ACD Watch now available!

Please read the latest in ACD, with the review of our Standing Committee Colleague Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar  at: http://blogs.ifla.org/acd/acd-watch/ Have a good read!  

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