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32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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Thursday, November 8 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
A Real Challenge: Incorporating Patron-Driven Acquisitions Programs into Collection Development Strategies & Budgets

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Many academic libraries are striving to develop collection policies and budget allocations that integrate Patron-Driven Acquisitions and/or Demand-Driven Acquisitions plans. Two Acquisitions Librarians from the University of Florida will lead discussion on how academic libraries are meeting this challenge and describe how their library has modified approval profiles and reallocated material budgets to incorporate three ongoing PDA programs.


Steven Carrico

Acq Librarian, University of Florida
Steven Carrico has been employed as an Acquisitions Librarian at the University of Florida Smathers Libraries since 1994. He has authored or co-authored a wide range of refereed and non-refereed journal articles, book reviews, bibliographies, and three monograph chapters (in ALA Editions, Haworth Press, and Chandos Publishing). Steve has presented at several conferences and serves or has served on numerous national and state library... Read More →
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Trey Shelton

E-Resources & Acquisitions Librarian, University of Florida, Smathers Libraries
I am the Electronic Resources & Acquisitions Librarian at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. My work focuses on collaborating with librarians, administrators, consortial partners, vendors, and publishers to coordinate the collections and acquisitions activities for the Libraries. My research focuses on assessment of collections and acquisitions practices and methods, including the collection development methods... Read More →

Thursday November 8, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Francis Marion Pinckney Room 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403