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Thursday, October 8 • 10:45am - 11:30am
MT02: Collections Workflow and Communication Strategies from Start to Finish for Small and Mid-Size Academic Libraries

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Collection decisions are not made in isolation, and communications and efficient workflows are essential, but challenging. Natasha Cooper will moderate this lively panel where fellow librarians Beverly Geckle and Judi Guzzy will describe their workflow from the point of identifying and evaluating a resource, to adding it to the collection, to analyzing use and making a renewal decision. The panel will share communication points across the library and step-by-step processes , as well as how decisions are tracked using Intota and outside of Intota. Suggestions/best practices from presenters and audience members to share post-conference will be welcome.

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Natasha Cooper

Collection Development and Analysis Librarian, Syracuse University
Tasha Cooper is a Collection Development and Analysis Librarian at Syracuse University Libraries, in Syracuse, NY.  Her collection responsibilities include arts and humanities areas, as well as education, information studies, management, and public communications.  She is also the... Read More →

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Beverly Geckle

Continuing Resources Librarian, Middle Tennessee State University
Beverly Geckle earned her MLS in 2000 from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is currently the Continuing Resources & Government Documents Librarian in the Collection Development & Management department at Middle Tennessee State University where she has worked since 2006... Read More →
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Judith Guzzy

Technical Services Librarian, Johnson County Community College
Judi Guzzy is a Professor and Technical Services Librarian at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas where she coordinates the acquisitions, description and receipt for all resource formats. Judi received her M.L.I.S. from the University of California, Berkeley... Read More →

Thursday October 8, 2015 10:45am - 11:30am CDT
Avenue Ballroom - 4th Floor

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