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The Art Reference Library of the North Carolina Museum of Art
Many people have visited the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh. Perhaps fewer have visited the Art Reference Library of the North Carolina Museum of Art—but more should! The Museum Library provides a non-circulating ...
Working in the Virtual Stacks (Review)
Review of Laura Townsend Kane's Working in the Virtual Stacks: The New Library and Information Science (Chicago: ALA Editions, 2011).
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 ...
Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Review)
Review of Marianne Buehler's Demystifying the Institutional Repository for Success (Oxford: Chandos Publishing, 2013).
E-Books, Soup to Nuts: Considering Workflows for Electronic Books
Many libraries have already have access to packages of electronic books, and are either considering or putting into place two other methods of acquisition: title-by-title selection and patron-driven acquisitions (PDA). ...
Rules of thumb for deselecting, relocating, and retaining bound journals
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 ...
Weeding One STEPP at a Time
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.
Trusting Digital Preservation for Print Collection Management, Or How Librarians Should Learn to Stop Worrying and Love the "E"
This article advocates planning for the management of print collections in light of digital preservation activities. Three activities include deduplicating print holdings from archival online journal packages, participating ...
Professionally Pinching Pennies
(East Carolina University, 2009)
The effects of current economic conditions on technical services in public, community college, and university libraries.