Acquisitions

Originally aired February 22, 2011. Learn about the buzz-worthy titles from our sponsors, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Holiday House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Annick Press. Get ready for a new season of reading.

LiveWebinar
This webinar will focus on standards related to continuing resource collection analysis and acquisitions, specifically usage (COUNTER and SUSHI) and publisher agreements (SERU). Presenters will both teach attendees about basics of how the standards work, and then draw on case studies from their own libraries.
On-DemandeCourse
Our children are lagging behind in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Schools have begun to concentrate on providing better education in these areas and now libraries are being asked to provide the same. Learn how to provide educational programs using STEM without going to school to become a scientist. Children’s librarians and associates will learn to present and adapt programs for multiple ages.
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Join this e-Forum to share insights and learn from national colleagues as the hosts facilitate a discussion while sharing their own experiences and perspectives. Topics include: strategies for using mediated mode to improve collection development, funding models, budget management, managing user expectations, implications for immediate and long-term access, the effect of large-scale streaming collections on independent distributors, and opportunities for collaboration.
LiveWebinar
The three speakers will discuss the variety of ways that they support the adoption, adaptation, and creation of OER on their different campuses. At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will have a workable road map for starting and/or expanding an OER program at their institution.

A Booklist hourlong webcast featuring a discussion of the state of the genre—in public libraries and in the marketplace. Sponsored by HarperCollins Publishers, Books on Tape and Listening Library (Random House), and Romance Writers of America.

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This e-Forum will allow participants to share experiences, discuss policy options, and explore strategies for effective gifts management.
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This session covers key terms, standards, and concepts related to digital preservation and equips participants with planning strategies for developing a digital preservation plan or program.
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Using an interactive approach employing chat, audience polling, and presubmitted questions, the presenters will cover hot topics and current challenges facing libraries in licensing digital content. The presenters represent the viewpoints of a publisher (Robert Boissy), an academic library (Becky Albitz), and a consortium (Tracy Thompson-Przylucki).
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Best known for his groundbreaking picture book, The Snowy Day (1962), Ezra Jack Keats created an imaginative, encouraging, and multi-ethnic community within his books. Drawing from Ezra’s legacy, the Ezra Jack Keats (EJK) Award, first awarded in 1986, nurtures and honors our country’s multicultural population, boosting the careers of authors and illustrators whose outstanding books reflect our diverse population and in turn the lives of countless children and families.