Planning for Change in Acquisitions

Future of Acquisitions: Planning for Change in an Ever-Changing Environment

an ALCTS Program

Saturday, June 25, 2011 | 8–10 am

Track: Collection Management and Technical Services

What synergies do you see between acquisitions skills sets and new services that didn't exist in the past? How are you positioning your department to leverage your skills over the next three to five years? As many of our traditional tasks are automated and outsourced many acquisitions staff are retooling existing skills to participate in new resource sharing services and digital repository tasks, to name a few. Join us to explore the future of acquisitions.


  • Rick Anderson, Associate Director for Scholarly Resources & Collections, University of Utah
  • Dracine Hodges, Assistant Professor & Interim Head, Monographs Department, The Ohio State University Libraries
  • Pam Matthews, Acquisitions Manager, Cuyahoga County Public Library

Sponsored by the ALCTS Acquisitions Section.