Saying Goodbye to the Electronic Resources Fund

This presentation introduces new concepts and a new way of thinking about the library budget as more than just a way of spending funds, but also as a tool for planning and reporting, for both management and selectors. It will give attendees ideas about restructuring their own library budgets in ways that will facilitate more accurate tracking of increases in ongoing expenses, annual reporting for associations’ statistics, as well as better control over budget expenditure throughout the year.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will get ideas for restructuring library budgets in ways that will facilitate more accurate tracking of increases in ongoing expenses, annual reporting for associations’ statistics, as well as better control over budget expenditure throughout the year.

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who deals with planning, allocating, and expending library budgets can benefit from this webinar.

Course Level & Prerequisites

No prerequisites required. The session is open to anyone with budgeting responsibilities and can be useful for anyone involved in collection development.

Presenter

Maria Savova is collection management and digital integration librarian, Claremont Colleges Library. Maria is responsible for the library's materials budget, as well as number of projects related to collection management and analysis. Her research interests include also discovery tools, e-books, electronic formats and DRM, as well as use of mobile technology in libraries for promoting collections and enhancing information literacy instruction.

Date & Times

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

the sessions begin at 11 am Pacific | 12 Mountain | 1 pm Central | 2 pm Eastern and last about an hour.

Credits

none

Fee

  Fee ($USD)
Participant Each
ALCTS Member (individual) 43
Nonmember (individual) 59
International (individual) 43
Groups. Applies to group of people that will watch the webinar together from one access point.  
Member group 99
Nonmember group 129

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Technical Requirements

Computer with Internet access (high-speed connection is best) and media player software. Headphones recommended.

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How to Register

To register, complete the online registration form or or register by mail for the session you would like to attend.

Contact

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration@ala.org.

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