Look here for interesting web courses, webinars, and e-forums from Acquisitions to the newest Z standard. In Acquisitions you'll find basic acquisitions to handling credit card purchases. Cataloging will lead you through the inner mysteries of RDA, subject headings, and those fundamentals you have long forgotten from library school. Check out the Collection Development area for the hottest topics collecting websites to brushing up on your collection management skills. Digital Libraries lets you explore institutional repositories, digital archiving, web services, and more. Find everything you need to know about the acquisition, collecting, and cataloging of Electronic Resources whether book, media, or serial. Where would all this be without knowing something about Preservation, even the fundamentals, and Disaster Management from the very people who have lived the Iowa floods.
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