[Mla-cds] FW: ALCTS Web Course Announcement
NASEAM at ecu.edu
Tue Oct 7 07:50:11 CDT 2008
Dear CDS Colleagues:
If you haven't had a collection development class and are looking for an
introduction to the field, you may be interested in this on-line class.
Although it is general rather than aimed at medical librarians, much of
the information should be relevant.
Melissa M. Nasea, MSLS, MBA, AHIP
History Collections Librarian
Laupus Health Sciences Library
East Carolina University
4516B Health Sciences Building
600 Moye Blvd., Greenville, NC 27834
naseam at ecu.edu
252-744-2235; fax 252-744-3512
From: ALCTS [mailto:alcts at ala.org]
Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 9:47 AM
To: naseam at ecu.edu.
Subject: ALCTS Web Course Announcement
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management
a four-week online course
October 27 - November 21, 2008
The Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management is a distance
education, Web-based course tailored for librarians and
paraprofessionals in all types of libraries new to collection
development and management responsibilities. It is a fundamentals course
and, thus, the topics are introductory in nature.
* What collection development and management are
* Collections policies and budgets as part of library planning
* Collection development (selecting for and building collections)
* Collection management (e.g., making decisions after materials
are selected, including decisions about withdrawal, transfer,
* Collection analysis--why and how to do it
* Outreach, liaison, and marketing
* Trends and some suggestions about the future for collection
development and management
Registration is limited to 20 people. Sessions tend to fill up quickly.
Registration Fee: $109 for ALCTS members; $129 for non members
Visit the ALA Distance Learning Online Registration Form
mail=naseam at ecu.edu> and click on the "Register Now" link located to
the right of the course listing. You will be required to login. If
you're a non-member and you're new to ALA, follow the instructions on
the page to create a login. If you're a member and need help with your
login information, contact the ALA Customer Service Center at
1-800-545-2433 (press option 5).
For questions or comments, contact the ALCTS office at alcts at ala.org.
Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS),
a division of the American Library Association (ALA)
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