“ASERL is committed to providing a leadership role in national conversations about developing a more inclusive history in these challenging times. We were excited to travel to Washington D.C. on
April 4, 2022 to interview Archivist of the United States David Ferriero (recently retired), Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden, and Tom Medema, Associate Director at the National Park Service. As leaders of the top cultural institutions in the federal government, each panelist described the thoughtful programming their agency has developed to reflect a more inclusive view of America’s history, with more work in the pipeline. …”
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CONFERENCES, MEETINGS & WEBINARS
Sponsored by Elsevier
Wednesday, September 21, at 2:00 pm Eastern
Description: The last 3 years have brought several changes to library collection strategies. Learn how user demand options, including evidence-based selection are gaining interest across institutions. Understand how libraries have been experimenting and with and implementing access models to improve how they select collections to meet the needs of end users. Evidenced-Based Selection (EBS) is an eBook collection model that puts the control in the hands of the users and allows the library to make strategic decisions based on overall unrestricted, 12-month usage.
During this panel discussion, eBook experts and librarians will share insights on how these options fit into library requirements. These experts will provide their perspective on how library decisions have evolved since the pandemic and how EBS has enabled greater flexibility in content decision making. …
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