23 October 2006

Workshop - Collection Evaluation

Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Place: William K. Sanford Town Library, Colonie

METHODS NOT MADNESS: Evaluating Collections

Don't let collection management drive you mad. Join us for a workshop (lunch included!) on evaluating collections -- large and small, print and electronic.

The program will include presentations by:
Elaine Baker, Assistant Director, Southern Adirondack Library System: "Collection analysis and the planning process OR Who's gonna read that biography of Zsa Zsa Gabor?"

Gregg R.J. Kiehl, Circulation/ILL Librarian, Van Wagenen Library, SUNY Cobleskill: "Achieving clarity: Assessing your collection by understanding your user"

Ethel LaPier, Head of Branch Services, Albany Public Library: "Evaluating library collections for deaccessioning"

Andrew White, Associate Director, Health Sciences Library, Stony BrookUniversity: "Measuring the value of virtual collections with e-metrics"

Cost: $15.00 per person includes lunch and coffee break. Registration deadline is November 17.

For full information and to register, see the CDLC calendar.

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