Date: Monday, March 4, 2002 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: RPLS Board Room
Audience: All Librarians and Staff
Speaker: Jan Peach, Collection Development Coordinator, University of Illinois, Springfield
Cost: For any part or for the entire Seminar is $20.
1 contact hours
Learning Objectives: To learn Where does the budget get the most "bang for the buck"? How do electronic resources influence our purchase decision, especially for periodicals? And what influences do we consider in deciding what to add -- or delete?
Description: Jan Peach is currently Collection Development Coordinator at University of Illinois at Springfield. Previously College Librarian at Sullivan Colleges System, Louisville, KY, doubling the Sullivan collection and adding electronic resources, as well as completely updating the collections at Spencerian College and Louisville Technical College for accreditation visits. Also worked in college and public libraries in Toledo, OH and Decatur, IL. "Collection Development; Where are we going? (and what do we do when we get there?) "An overview of some of the challenges in building your library's collection -- from meeting the needs of your patron population to database vs. print sources. Where does our budget get the most "bang for the buck"? How do electronic resources influence our purchase decision, especially for periodicals? And what influences do we consider in deciding what to add -- or delete?
Please e-mail Angela firstname.lastname@example.org at RPLS, if you have any questions.
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