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Taking the Guess Work out of Collection Development: Using Syllabi for a User-Centered Collection Development Method
Over the course of a year, 98 syllabi were collected from history, English, philosophy, religion and foreign literatures and languages departments at a large university in the Southeast. The syllabi were analyzed for ...
The Commitment to Securing Perpetual Journal Access: A Survey of Academic Research Libraries
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Current and emerging trends raise questions about the extent to which academic research libraries should continue to seek perpetual access provisions for journal acquisitions. To describe the questions being raised, this ...
Assessing Return on Investment for E-Resources: A Cross-Institutional Analysis of Cost-Per-Use Data
(East Carolina University, 2011-01-09)
Libraries often rely on cost-per-use (CPU) data to measure the return on investment for their e-resource subscriptions. By comparing CPU data supplied by several libraries, this presentation will provide added context to ...
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.
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (Review)
(East Carolina University, 2010)
Book review of the second edition of Peggy Johnson's Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (ALA, 2010).
Forcing the Moment to Its Crisis: Thoughts on Pay-Per-View and the Perpetual Access Ideal
(East Carolina University, 2010-01)
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) ...
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 ...