[Eril-l] REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: The Charleston Conference Library Acquisitions Boot Camp at SSP

Courtney McAllister C.McAllister at alumni.umw.edu
Thu Feb 20 18:51:35 PST 2020

Join us in Boston for the Charleston Conference Library Acquisitions Boot
Camp at SSP!

Wednesday, May 27, 2020
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Westin Waterfront, Boston MA

This pre-meeting training session, a popular feature of the annual
Charleston Conference, is now open to attendees of the 2020 SSP Annual

The training session will offer a high-level overview of the workflows and
concepts of the acquisitions process from the librarian’s point of view,
from how libraries select materials to how they recommend interacting with
vendors, and how they articulate the return on investment to their parent
organizations (academic/special/public libraries). Attendees will gain
valuable insight into the strategies and best practices librarians use to
manage a variety of material types, such as print materials, e-books, and
other e-resources. The group will also discuss how emerging issues, like
Plan S for open access science publishing and transformative agreements,
are affecting libraries’ acquisitions plans.

This class is ideally suited for librarians new to selection and
acquisitions workflows as well as publishing professionals who want to
learn more about current acquisition practices in libraries and the impact
of open access on both communities.

*Instructor:* *Rebecca Vargha*, UNC Chapel Hill, Head, Information and
Library Science Library

*More Information*

*Registration*: If registering only for this pre-meeting seminar, lunch and
all Annual Meeting afternoon/evening events are included on Wednesday.
Select the Pre-Meeting Seminar registration type and then add the training
session in the Program. If you are attending the rest of the Annual
Meeting, select your primary registration type and and then add the
training session in the Program.

*Cost*: Early $250, Regular $300

*Register Now!*

Contact Leah Hinds, Executive Director of the Charleston Conference, with
questions at leah at charlestonlibraryconference.com.
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