Brewing up Access and Delivery to Reach users

Convergent Library Services and Systems Cyril Oberlander, SUNY Geneseo When you consider library discovery mechanisms, we’re a creative bunch — we want SO MUCH — but we’re very fractured as a result.  Therefore, within 10 years, search engines took the central focus of discovery away from libraries.  Recommends David Walker’s…

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Collection Development Toolbox

State Of The Art Collection Development Tools Kevin McCoy, Suffolk Community College Reasons to use CD tools:  IPEDs reports.  Middle States reports.  Other accreditation reports.  Campus program reviews.  Newsletters, PR.  Annual reports.  Analyze collection use.  Analyze collection strengths.  Make informed purchasing decisions.  Build excellent collections! What CD jobs do we…

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Top-shelf service on a Utica Club budget

Presented by Matt Smith, Sullivan County Community College. SUNY libraries are facing down the need to “make due with what we’ve go”, given our budget constraints.  The presentation title comes from the fact that Utica Club beer used to be the cheapest canned beer on the market (prompting a joke…

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Despite the head cold…

I’m at LiSUG today, presenting this afternoon on gaining support for tech projects.  SUNY friends, find me and say hi!  I look like this, in case you don’t know: I promise not to cough on you.  🙂

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