Collections, the Network, and Library Collaboration
Minneapolis, MN (USA)
Dempsey discusses the changing role of collections in research libraries and trends including inside out, facilitated, and collective collections.
Topics: Collective Collections, Collection Management, Library Consortia
University Futures, Library Futures: Emerging Directions in Shared Library Services: A Discussion with Shared Library and Consortium Directors
Denver, CO (US)
Malpas details the University Futures, Library Futures project that examined the impact of increasing differentiation of US higher education on the organization of academic libraries; and the shift from collection-centric model of excellence to engagement-oriented model supporting distinctive needs of parent institution.
Topics: Library Consortia, Library Trends