Transforming Collections

February 22 and 23, 2012
Hosted by Lisa German and Sarah Simpson

Join us to talk about all the ways our collections are changing and discuss topics such as handling new formats, preservation methods, repository services, planning for the future, best practices for moving forward, and budgeting for changing times. Come share your success stories about how you are meeting the research, teaching, and recreational needs of your users of today and tomorrow.

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Course Level & Prerequisites

none

Hosts

Lisa German is the Associate Dean for Collections, Information and Access Services at Penn State University Libraries. Prior to coming to Penn State, she was Head of Acquisitions at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently serving on the ALCTS Planning Committee.

Sarah Simpson is the Technical Services Manager for the Tulsa City-County Library. She previously comoderated an e-forum on communication between Technical and Public Services. She is currently serving on the ALA Task Force on Transforming Collections, and is also a reviewer for the journal Library Resources & Technical Services.

Dates & Times

February 22-23, 2012

Each day, sessions begin and end at:
Pacific: 7am – 3pm
Mountain: 8am – 2pm
Central: 9am – 5pm
Eastern: 10am – 6pm

Credits

none

Fee

free

Technical Requirements

Email account with an Internet connection.

Registration

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Questions?

If you have trouble subscribing to the discussion list or have questions, please contact alcts@ala.org. Or, contact e-Forum Coordinator, Kristin Martin, kmarti@uic.edu.