32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition
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John P. Abbott

Appalachian State University
Coordinator, Collection Management
John Abbott is Coordinator of Collection Management @ Appalachian State University, Boone, NC.  He previously served as North Carolina State University’s Associate Head of Collection Management with responsibilities for life sciences/agriculture, and as Texas A&M University’s Agriculture Librarian.  Before librarianship, he was a field biologist mapping vegetation in Utah and New Mexico and live-trapping deer and elk: all good preparations for collection analysis and evaluating user behavior.   BS and MS from Colorado State University.  MSLS from Florida State University.  Research interest:  The examination of mid-sized academic library collection practices and how those practices should differ from R-1s.