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Saturday, August 3 • 1:45pm - 3:00pm
Research Libraries Section

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The Research Libraries section steering committee will briefly present an update on section business. A short presentation on technical skills in the modern academic library will follow.


Building Tools for Informed Decision-Making: an update from the OCLC Research Collection Building & Operational Impacts Working Group
Presenter: Chela Scott Weber, Sr Program Officer, OCLC Research

The Collection Building and Operational Impacts working group of the OCLC Research Library Partnership is working to explore the intersections between current collecting and collection management practices, seek ways to better integrate collection management considerations into the collection development process, and bring together colleagues across these important, interdependent functions. This presentation will give an update on the work of the group and a preview of the tool set they are building for informed, shared decision making and cost calculation related to building archival and special collections.

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Chela Scott Weber

Sr Program Officer, Research Library Partnership, OCLC
Chela Scott Weber is a Sr Program Officer for the OCLC Research Library Partnership. She previously helped to create and lead the Archival Collections Management department at NYU Libraries, where she also served as the Associate Head of the Tamiment Library & Wagner Labor Archive... Read More →


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