[Eril-l] ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

ALCTS-CE Announce alcts.ce.announce at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 09:50:04 PDT 2017

*Cross posted to multiple lists*

ALCTS Web Course: Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

Session 2: May 15 - June 23, 2017

This six-week online course introduces the fundamental aspects of
collection assessment in libraries. The course is designed for those who
are responsible for or interested in collection assessment in all types and
sizes of libraries. The course will introduce key concepts in collection
assessment including:


   the definition of collection assessment,

   techniques and tools,

   assessment of print and electronic collections, and

   project design and management.

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of this course, you will be able to:


   describe the fundamental aspects of collection assessment

   understand the various collection assessment methods and tools,
   including both qualitative and quantitative analysis

   design and implement a collection assessment project

   perform a collection assessment of print resources

   complete a collection assessment of electronic resources



   Ginger Williams, Head of Acquisitions, Texas State University - San

   Alison M. Armstrong, Collection Management Librarian, Radford University

   Teresa Negrucci, Resource Acquisition and Management Librarian, Brown

   Miranda Bennett, Head of Liaison Services for Collections & Research
   Support, University of Houston

Registration Fees: $139 ALCTS Member and  $169 Non-member

For additional details, registration links, and contact information see:

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling
1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email registration at ala.org. For all other
questions or comments related to web courses, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS
Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or alctsce at ala.org.

*Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.*
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