The Future of Print in the Academic Library

On Friday, October 5th, 2007, Fairleigh Dickinson University’s College at Florham Library in Madison, NJ hosted a joint meeting with VALE titled The Future of Print in the Academic Library. Approximately 35 librarians attended the meeting.

Podcasts of portions of the day’s discussions are included.

Link to photos from this event — 


Welcome (podcast)– Pat Denholm

Introducing the Book — YouTube Video

10:00 – 10:30 Selection from the Opening Remarks (podcast) — James Marcum, University Librarian, Fairleigh Dickinson University

Future of Print: Cogitations on Reading (PowerPoint presentation)

10:30 – 11:30 For every book a reader?

A panel on access and marketing (podcast, approximately 45 minutes)

Pat Denholm, Library Director, Bergen Community College

Nancy Madasci, Director, Taylor Memorial Library, Centenary College

Brigid Burke, Technical Services and Digital Projects Librarian, FDU, College at Florham

11:30-11:45 Break

11:45 – 1:00

For every reader a book?
A panel on collection development

Intro by Judith Lin Hunt, Dean of Library Services, Montclair Statue University

A History of Cooperative Collection Development — Kathleen Hughes, Head of Cataloging, Sprague Library, Montclair State University (podcast)

WorldCat Collection Analysis Tool (PowerPoint Presentation) — Pamela Theus, Assistant Director for Resource Management, Cheng Library, William Paterson University

Steve Sutton, Yankee Book Peddler

Note: photos from the event are viewable on the homepage of this blog and in Flikr.

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