Digital Badge - ALCTS Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Digital Badge - ALCTS Fundamental of Collection Development and AcquisitionsFundamentals of Collection Development & Management (2015 ALCTS Web Course)

Credit Description:

Four-week course addresses the basic components of collection development and management (CDM), including policies and budgets, selection, management, analysis, outreach and marketing, and future trends

Presenters: Brian Quinn, Texas Tech University; Jennifer Arnold, Central Piedmont Community College

Credit Criteria:

Attendance through web course, including 16 instruction hours, assignments and quizzes, moderated chat sessions, and final score of 70% or higher. 

After completing the web course, attendees will:

  • Describe the range of CDM responsibilities, skills, and competencies
  • List elements of and write a collection development policy
  • Perform one or more types of collection analysis
  • Explain outreach and liaison responsibilities and develop a plan to increase activities in these areas

Nov 16 - Dec 11, 2015