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ALCTS-CMDS Forum at ALA (Cory Tucker) Bob Persing 06 Jul 2009 15:56 UTC

Subject: ALCTS-CMDS Forum at ALA
From: Cory Tucker (
Date: 7/6/09 11:16 AM

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Title: Keeping the Best in Challenging Economic Times: Evaluating and
Assessing Collections for Cancellation Decisions

Description: Academic libraries are facing difficult economic times and
many libraries will experience budget cuts. In these economic times, it
is vital that libraries make well informed decisions on which resources
to cancel. This program provides three current examples of serials
cancellations projects at academic libraries. The program will provide
information on using evaluation and assessment of library collections to
make the best possible decision for journal and database cancellations.


Gerri Foudy, Manager of Collections and Scholarly Communications at the
University of Marlyland at College Park
Paul Metz, Director of Collection Management at Virginia Tech University
Greg Raschke, Associate Director for Collections and Scholarly
Communication at the North Carolina State University Libraries

Date and Location:

Sunday, July 12th from 3:30pm-5:30pm at the InterContinental Hotel in
the Seville East room.