ALAO Collection Management Interest Group Invites Contributions for the Spring 2015 CMIG Workshop: "What's Working? What's Been Tried? What Have We Learned?
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
State Library of Ohio, Conference Room D, Columbus Ohio
The Workshop Planning Committee invites presentation proposals from the following topic areas:
1. Management, selection and weeding in an electronic environment.
Presentations in this topic area might focus on single title selection practice, weeding of electronic collections, evaluation of use statistics, citation analysis and deselection criteria for ebooks or journals.
2. Marketing the library’s collections.
Presentations in this topic area could cover innovative ways to market the library’s collections both print and electronic to your campus community (faculty, staff and students), marketing to particular user groups (i.e. international students) and using vendor-supplied material.
3. Nontraditional “acquisitions” purchasing.
Presentations in this topic area might include funding for digitization, purchasing datasets, library as publisher and covering author fees.
Proposals may address emerging trends, report on recent research, or demonstrate new services, projects, and tools. Each session will last 45 minutes. Please include time for questions following your presentation.
Proposals will be selected by blind review.
Submit the following to email@example.com
by January 30, 2015.
1. Title of presentation
2. Abstract (approximately 250 words)
3. Names, affiliations and contact information for all presenters
4. Primary contact for presenters
Presenters will be notified of proposal acceptance by January 26, 2015. For further information, please contact Calvin Cleary, Committee Member, CMIG (firstname.lastname@example.org
updated: 1/14/15 A.Ricker