Monday, July 28, 2014

CFP: Measuring Value in Academic Library Collections (ACRL New England)

CFP: Measuring Value in Academic Library Collections (ACRL New England)
November 12, 2014 from 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Griffin Building

- A free, one-day program: Measuring Value in Academic Library Collections
- A thought-provoking program with opportunities to network and share with colleagues.

For past program information, visit:


We seek presentation proposals related to any aspect of e-resource management and collection development that illuminates the value of e-collections for an academic library. Examples include, but are certainly not limited to:

- Collection Assessment
- Collection Analysis
- Tools for Analysis
- Is the Big Deal a Good Deal?
- Organizational Structures for Strategic Collection Assessment
- Workflows for Successful Collection Analysis and Assessment
- Collection Analysis Best Practices Applied

The DEADLINE for submitting a proposal is Friday, September 12, 2014.

Key Dates:

Fri 9/12: Proposals due
Wed 9/17: Presenters notified
Fri 9/19: Presenters confirm commitment to present
Thu 9/25: Registration opens
Wed 11/5: Presentation materials due
Wed 11/12: Program day!

To submit a proposal, please complete this Google form:
(Note: A Google account is *not* required to submit a presentation proposal)

This program is co-sponsored by ACRL New England's Electronic Resources Management and Collection Development Interest Groups. ERMIG and CDIG co-chairs coordinating this event are:

Kim Maxwell, MIT (ERMIG)

Galadriel Chilton, University of Connecticut (ERMIG)

Martha Kelehan, Tufts University (CDIG)

Susan Raidy-Klein, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (CDIG)

Focusing on Electronic Resources Management and Collection Development, ERMIG and CDIG are special interest groups (SIG) of the ACRL New England Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (