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Friday, November 6 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Road Mapping: Managing Changes in Collection Management

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As we transition more of our collections to electronic formats, the staffing levels and job in Collection Management departments are changing. Less print journals mean less need for a staff person to checkin, file and claim issues. Less funds for print books and more electronic book purchases or subscriptions to large packages, means less staff people to handle order requests, process received books and facilitate payments. What about the staff member whose job assignment has eroded or who’s physical ability to perform key parts of their job assignments have diminished over the years? Meanwhile the responsibilities of the department head continues to expand—institutional repositories, databases, interlibrary loan, etc,. In this session, participants will be invited to share their experiences with change management in their departments.

Speakers
avatar for Glenda Alvin

Glenda Alvin

Associate Professor, Assistant Director for Collection Management and Administration Head, Acquisitions and Serials, Library, Tennessee State University
avatar for Jack Montgomery

Jack Montgomery

Professor, Coordinator, Acquisitions and Collection Services, Western Kentucky University Libraries



Friday November 6, 2015 12:45pm - 2:00pm EST
Colonial Ballroom, Embassy Suites