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  1. Collection Development

        A Discussion About Crossing Borders: "Dewey" Level School Library Collections? This session focuses on the need for school librarians to actively resist the practice of re-organizing school library print collections by reading level, in orde ...

    JHABLEY - 04/24/2014 - 16:48 - American Association of School Librarians (AASL)

  2. Using Excel to Help Cut Budgets

    In this session, the presenter will show ways to use Excel spreadsheet functions and features to compile, organize, and evaluate data for many purposes, not the least of which is planning with a reduced budget. Content covered will include Excel and other ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/12/2014 - 13:18 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  3. Faculty Buy-in for IR and OA Publishing

    This session will demonstrate how even a small institution with limited staffing and resources can achieve more than 30 percent buy-in of their faculty to the institutional repository (IR) and increase awareness of and support for open access publishing o ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/05/2014 - 15:14 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  4. Copyright Issues for Growing Digital Collections

    Presenter will share experiences working with a legal services department at an academic campus. After eighteen months of getting no signed copyrights transferred to the university from authors and copyright holders, she was able to convince the legal hea ...

    CMCCONNELL - 08/04/2014 - 13:19 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

  5. Weed 'Em and Weep: Hoarding Is Not Collection Development

    Reap the benefits of a well-weeded collection! This session will discuss weeding techniques, collection management policies, and how to motivate reluctant weeders—all with sense of humor and encouragement from the pair behind the blog “Awful Library Books ...

    SHOFMANN - 07/31/2014 - 11:23 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  6. Alternative Reads On-Demand Webinar

    Discovering and Sharing Great Indie Fiction Books with Your Patrons Join us for a trip off the beaten path. This engaging, on-demand webinar features the latest books from small and independent presses, hybrid-publishers, and self-published works. The pro ...

    SHOFMANN - 08/18/2014 - 12:11 - Public Library Association (PLA)

  7. ReadersFirst Eases the Ebook Experience

    By Phil Morehart After more than a year of development and research, the ReadersFirst Guide to Library Ebook Vendors (PDF file), which compiles information on ebook vendors and their products and then rates them on ease of use and efficiency, is available ...

    PMOREHART - 08/13/2014 - 14:57 - American Libraries Magazine

  8. Archive of Booklist Collection Development Webinars

    Booklist ’s free webinar series offers multiple programs each month.  Booklist editors host leading practitioners, authors, and publishers’ representatives on a variety of topics, offering immediate tips, tools, resources, and new ideas for collection dev ...

    admin - 08/20/2014 - 14:17 - Online Learning

  9. Building the Collection

    By Karen Muller Building the collection is a core activity in any library. A school library collection is built to support the curriculum and provide for voluntary reading; an academic library collection is developed for current and future student and fac ...

    PMOREHART - 07/25/2014 - 12:28 - American Libraries Magazine

  10. Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

    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 course will intr ...

    admin - 07/15/2014 - 12:30 - Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

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