Patron-Driven Acquisitions in Academic Libraries

Patron-Driven Acquisitions in Academic Libraries: Maximizing Technology to Minimize Risk

an ALCTS Annual Preconference

Friday, June 24, 2011 | 8:30am–4pm

Morial Convention Center, room 260

To Register

  • download and complete the registration form
  • attach the completed form to an email to Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager, by June 13
  • give payment to Julie Reese at the ALCTS table onsite before the session begins

More libraries are utilizing patron-driven acquisition (PDA) and vendors are offering creative business models to complement traditional purchasing approaches, posing new opportunities and challenges for acquisitions. This preconference, led by experienced professionals, will guide attendees through the different models, expose them to real-life programs at libraries of varying sizes, offer strategies for set-up and ongoing management, and point out common technical services issues.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Moderator: Rick Lugg, R2 Consulting LLC
  • Suzanne Ward,  Head, Collection Management, Purdue University Libraries
  • Doug Way, Head of Collections, Grand Valley State University
  • Robin Champieux, Vice President, Business Development, EBL
  • Annette Day, Head, Collection Management, North Carolina State University
  • Matt Barnes, Vice President Academic Sales, ebrary
  • Adam Chandler, E-Resources & Database Management Research Librarian, Cornell University
  • Boaz Nadav-Manes, Head, Acquisitions Services and Philosophy Librarian, Cornell University
  • Clare Appavoo, Director of Sales & Strategic Support, Coutts
  • Michael Levine-Clark, Collections Librarian, University of Denver
  • Barbara Kawecki, Senior Digital Content Sales Manager, Western U.S., YBP Library Services

Planning Committee of the Acquisitions Section Technology Committee

Lai-Ying Hsiung, chair,
Janet Hulm
Robin Champieux
Sadie Williams