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.