Acquisitions

In this informative hourlong Booklist webcast, librarian, reference experts, and publishers discuss the evolution of reference collections, their role today, and what they might look like in the future. Sponsored by World Book, M. E. Sharpe, Encyclopedia Britannica, and ABC-CLIO.
LiveeForumFree!
The e-Forum provides an opportunity for librarians and library science students to discuss issues and procedures related to deselection of print books in academic and public libraries.
Originally aired on February 8, 2011. In this hourlong webcast, moderated by Gillian Engberg, Booklist’s Young Adult Books Editor, you’ll hear about the year’s hottest YA releases from Egmont USA, Bloomsbury Children’s Books/Walker Books for Young Readers, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, and Disney Book Group.
On-DemandFree!
Hour-long session covers: best practices for selection and use of streaming media; licensing; purchasing and cataloging streaming media; storing and serving content in a locally developed open source system; working with faculty for course use of streaming media; and statistical analysis of the collection. An ALCTS webcast.
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Since 2015, Multnomah County (OR) Library has been providing a way for patrons to contribute to our e-book collection, bringing authors visibility while offering compelling local content to our patrons. The Library Writers Project engages with the writing community while promoting library staff as curators of books worth your time. We’ll walk through the project inception and execution, and discuss the place of self-published works in collection development and the role of librarians as tastemakers.