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  • eBooks and Efficiencies in Acquisitions Expenditures and Workflows 

    Thomas, William Joseph; Seibert, Heather; Shouse, Daniel (2013-04)
    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 ...
  • Inventory: catalyst for collection development 

    Teel, Linda; Shouse, Daniel (East Carolina University, 2006)
    Purpose : The intent of this article is to show the direct outcomes of an inventory project, which served as the catalyst for collection development improvements. Design/methodology/approach : An inventory project was ...
  • Rules of thumb for deselecting, relocating, and retaining bound journals 

    Thomas, William Joseph; Shouse, Daniel (2012)
    Purpose – Like many other academic libraries, Joyner Library at East Carolina University has experienced pressure in recent years to convert stacks space to other uses. The rise of electronic collections coupled with the ...
  • Student Use of Library-Provided Materials in EdD Dissertations 

    Thomas, William Joseph; Shouse, Daniel (2019-08)
    One of the tools collection managers can use to guide the selection and retention of books and journals is citation analysis. Although time-consuming to collect and analyze, citations by library ...
  • Weeding One STEPP at a Time 

    Thomas, William Joseph; Cook, Eleanor I.; Shouse, Daniel (2011-11-04)
    Joyner Library recently had to make space for a new campus partner. To do so we focused our activity on print journals. We created a set of rules guiding our deselection, storage, and retention decisions.