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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 ...
Sqeezed Between the E's: Electronic Resources (Print Monographs) Economic Woes
(East Carolina University, 2009)
Difficult economic times are reducing libraries’ ability to purchase print monographs, and continued pressures to provide electronic materials often force libraries to cut their book budgets even more. How are libraries ...
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.
Assessment of Technical Services Workflow in an Academic Library: A Time-and-Path Study
(East Carolina University, 2005-09-02)
In spring 2004, the Technical Services area at East Carolina University's Joyner Library conducted a time-and-path study of materials moving through the area from receipt until they are ready for the shelf. This study ...
Adding a Use Factor Measure to a Materials Allocation Plan for Books in an Academic Library
Tasked with re-working East Carolina University's Joyner Library materials allocation plan to better align it with current needs, two librarians, Lisa Barricella (Acquisitions) and Cindy Shirkey (Collection Development) ...
OERs and Alt-Texts in Technical Services: How to Get the Job Done
Libraries are being called upon to do more with OERs (Open Educational Resources) and Alt-Texts. From locating them to cataloging them, technical service departments need to know how to work with them. This session will ...
Exploring sustainability of affordability initiatives: a library case study
Purpose The cost of textbooks continues to rise for college students along with the cost of tuition. These costs can impact student success. In response to the rising costs, higher education institutions have started ...