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Kristina M. DeShazo, MLS

Assistant Professor | Acquisitions & E-Resources Librarian

Oregon Health & Science University | Portland, Oregon | 503-494-1637 | BICC 315





The Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge

Saturday, May 18 through Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Timberline Lodge
One hour east of Portland, Oregon on the slope of Mt. Hood

Call for Papers

WHAT IS The Acquisitions Institute?

* Since 2000, the pre-eminent conference located in Western North America on acquisitions and collection development held at Timberline Lodge.

* A small, informal and stimulating gathering in a convivial and glorious Northwestern setting.

* A three-day conference focusing on the methods and madness of building and
managing library collections to be held May 18-21, 2013.


Please visit the Acquisitions Institute home page at: for more information

WHAT TOPICS are we looking for?

The planning committee is open to presentations on all aspects of library acquisitions and collection management.  Presenters are encouraged to engage the audience in discussion. Panel discussions are well received.  The planning committee may wish to bring individual proposals together to form panels.


The committee is especially looking for submissions on the following topics:

The DEADLINE for submitting a proposal is December 30, 2012. 


To submit a proposal, send an abstract of 200 words or less to:


The Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge planning committee consists of Kristina DeShazo, Oregon Health & Science University; Stacey Devine, Northwestern University; Nancy Slight-Gibney, University of Oregon; and Scott Alan Smith, Alibris.