Acquisitions

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Hour-long ALCTS webinar that reviews observations on the declining relevance of the traditional integrated library system and suggestions for how it might evolve to survive in a changing world.
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This e-Forum will focus on sharing best practices for selection and ongoing evaluation for this important component of library collections. Among other topics, we will cover developing criteria to evaluate journal renewals, the role of usage statistics in those decisions, communication with faculty or other constituents, analysis of packages, and more.
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This hour-long webinar introduces considerations for the long-term storage of digital content selected for preservation. The session addresses issues related to the development of storage management policies, including file formats for deposit and preservation, the preservation of multiple copies, the locations of those copies, the characteristics of those locations, and the means for meeting long‐term storage requirements.
In this hourlong Booklist's webcast, four top series nonfiction publishers provide a wealth of information and ideas for enhancing collections and engaging young readers. Sponsored by ABDO Publishing Group, Cherry Lake Publishing, Lerner Publishing Group, and Norwood House Press.

Following up on Booklist's very successful fall 2009 series nonfiction webcast, Booklist editors, working librarians, and series publishers discuss what’s new for spring 2010 in this growing area of youth publishing. Sponsored by Lerner Publishing, Enslow Publishers, Cherry Lake, and Marshall Cavendish.
 

Series nonfiction publishers are offering more titles than ever this fall, and as they continue to expand into digital formats and approach the curriculum in new ways, it’s more challenging than ever to keep up. In this hourlong webcast moderated by Booklist Books for Youth associate editor Dan Kraus, we’ll hear from five of the top publishers in this booming field.
On-DemandWebinar
The mercurial state of public libraries’ relationship with e-books and their publishers is not always an easy issue to understand. This one-hour, on-demand webinar features a discussion of the current state of e-books with regards to public libraries and the publishing industry. Points cover current and best practices as well as what will be coming down the pike.
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Join us for an engaging and informative discussion on the opportunities and challenges of eBooks, including the following: collection development and acquisitions models, technical services workflows, eBook licensing and metadata, faculty outreach and user instruction and support, and usage and assessment.
LiveWebinar
This webinar is intended for librarians who are new to working with patrons who need to find primary sources. It will cover using four important electronic databases, and several prominent printed resources, to locate primary sources in archives and in online databases.
In this hourlong webcast, moderated by Gillian Engberg, Booklist’s Young Adult Books Editor, you’ll hear about new trends in teen books from three independent publishers and fresh perspectives on new books for eager and reluctant teen readers alike.