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Creating a safe haven for university students: How are we doing?
Too frequently and often too late, academic librarians learn of patron experiences involving problem patrons, misdemeanor criminal activity, or poorly secured areas. Regrettably, these experiences can irrevocably diminish ...
A Fund Allocation Process: Employing a Use Factor
Beginning in 2012, two librarians sought to revise the beastly allocation formula used to distribute monographic funds at East Carolina University. After investigating different methods, they decided to develop a formula ...
Collecting Ourselves: An Analysis of holdings in North Carolina libraries of selected categories from the "North Carolina Bibliography"
Despite the Electronic Age’s impact on libraries, blurring the lines between brick and mortar and the Web, the value of collecting locally and regionally focused works remains high. Of equal importance is a deeper understanding ...
eBooks and Efficiencies in Acquisitions Expenditures and Workflows
East Carolina University’s Joyner Library acquires ebooks through several different methods, including packages, firm orders, and most recently, a Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program. Because we expect our volume of ...
2010 Top Ten Trends in Academic Libraries: A Review of the Current Literature
(East Carolina University, 2010-06)
The ACRL Research, Planning and Review Committee, a component of the Research Coordinating Committee, is responsible for creating and updating a continuous and dynamic ...
The Structure of Scholarly Communications within Academic Libraries
Academic libraries often define their administrative structure according to services they offer, including research services, acquisitions, cataloging and metadata, and so on. Scholarly Communications is something of a ...
Library Management Tips that Work (Review)
Book review of Carol Smallwood's Library Management Tips that Work (ALA, 2011).
Joyner Library’s Cold War and Internal Security Collection
In April 2013, Joyner Library announced a new collection: The Cold War and Internal Security Collection (CWIS). The CWIS was created as a Center of Excellence for the Collaborative Federal Depository Program of the ...
Applying the basics to improve the collection
(East Carolina University, 2008)
This article serves as a follow-up to an article published in Collection Building (Vol. 25 No. 4, pp. 129-133) entitled, "Inventory: catalyst for collection development" which discussed the direct outcomes of an inventory ...
Demystifying Fund Allocation Formulas in an Academic Library Setting
This presentation gave an overview of different types of allocation formulas in use at academic libraries and then focused on Joyner Library's recently developed model which incorporates a use factor measure.