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Shared Collection Development: Collaborative Models for Digital Collections

This two-day virtual preconference provides an overview of collection development for shared electronic resource collections. Shared Collection Development: Collaborative Models for Digital Collections A Two-part Virtual Preconference, Monday, June 10 – Tuesday, June 11 Part 1. Demand-Driven Acquisitions for a Shared eBook Collection: The Colorado Alliance Experience (90 minutes) Monday, […]

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ALCTS Virtual Preconference: Shared Collection Development: Registration Now Open

“Shared Collection Development: Collaborative Models for Digital Collections,” runs June 10 through June 11, 2013. Registration is now open. This two-day virtual preconference provides an overview of collection development for shared electronic resource collections. The first session describes a consortium eBook demand-driven acquisitions project from the perspective of a library […]

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Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management: April-June ALCTS Web Course

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment Session: April 29 – June 7, 2013 This six-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects of collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and sizes of libraries. The […]

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Where Are MOOCs Really Going?

Beyond the Buzz, Where Are MOOCs Really Going? Read the Wired article here. Just in time. Michael Horn and Clayton Christensen say the real disruptive potential of MOOCs lies in their ability to provide customized learning experiences as demand moves from the traditional degree toward on-the-job education. And although a […]

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Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management: April-May ALCTS Web Course

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Development and  Management Session:  April 29 – May 24, 2013 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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Open Courses And The Future of Universities

How open courses are changing the modern university Anita Singh and Howard Adelman University Affairs, January 16, 2013 Ira Basen recently pointed out that the current postsecondary structure is too expensive, too restrictive, and too inaccessible for the needs of the contemporary world and its potential students. Recent decisions of […]

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ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions Next session: November 12 – December 7, 2012

  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 course provides a broad overview of the […]

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