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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) ...
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).
A Living, Breathing Revolution: How Libraries Can Use “Living Archives” to Support, Engage, and Document Social Movements
Where does and should the future of libraries lie? What were once concrete, brick, and glass structures have since become a third place where community, art, and culture reside. What is next? The #searchunderoccupy ...
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 ...
No Shelf Required 2 (Review)
Teach, Assess, and Redesign: Creating a Framework of Universal Design for Students with Learning Disabilties
At the main library of a public, four year university, we are collaborating with an innovative campus program to improve our information literacy services for students with multiple learning disabilities. The poster session ...
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 ...
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.