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Friday, November 4 • 11:35am - 12:15pm
A Model for Patron Driven Acquisition of Print Music Scores: From Conception to Reality

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This presentation will explore the process of developing a unique Patron Driven Acquisition Program for PRINT music scores and monographs from concept to reality at an American Association of Research Libraries institution. Areas to be discussed include collection development considerations, information technology infrastructure needs, acquisitions workflows, and plan evaluation. The presentation will examine how partnering with a vendor to implement an innovative collection development plan can support the needs of the library users and the goals of library collection development officers and increase access to music scores and monographs in a fiscally responsible way. Presentation attendees can expect to learn about the opportunities and challenges that the library and vendor faced in implementing the plan, outcomes and evaluation, and steps for the future.


Alan Asher

Music, Theatre, Dance Librarian, University of Florida

Friday November 4, 2016 11:35am - 12:15pm EDT
Calhoun Room, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403