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Helping Keep the Costs of Textbooks for Students Down: Two Approaches
Librarians at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro received a 2-year grant to support a combined alternative textbook project. This project engages in a two-pronged approach to reduce ...
The Isaiah Rice Collection at D. H. Ramsey Library, UNC Asheville
The Isaiah Rice Collection presents vivid images of African American life in Asheville, North Carolina, from the 1950s through the 1970s, and builds on other existing collections within Ramsey Library.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Data Migration: a Case Study with ECU
In 2016, East Carolina University sought a user-friendly, innovative system for faculty activity reporting to replace their current technology. Although their requirements were straightforward—integration with institutional ...
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.
One Book, One New Hanover: Bringing Community Members Together for Blood Done Sign My Name
(East Carolina University, 2006)
This article looks at a "One Book, One Community" implementation in New Hanover County centered on Timothy Tyson's Blood Done Sign My Name.