Charleston Conference Notes

Stopwatch Session 4

Stopwatch sessions feature a group of speakers giving 6 minute and 40 second presentations on a f topic.  There were several of these at the conference; this is the 4th one which was moderated by Beth Bernhardt, Conference Program Chair. Here are brief summaries of...

ILL and Acquisitions

Michael Arthur and Emy Decker from the University of Alabama noted that the goal of academic research libraries is to provide access to what users need. What decisions need to be made when the user makes a request? IS it more effective to borrow or buy an item? What...

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