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eCollections Management Workshop [Event Ref. No. TG2/ECM]


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


UCL School of Pharmacy
29-39 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AX

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This workshop will discuss and explain the fundamentals of e-resources collection development and management.  The presentations will focus on electronic collection types that are central elements of digital libraries today and also viewed as areas of growth for the future. Presentations will be given by Librarians and Information Professionals experienced in these fields. This workshop will be of interest to library staff who are interested in working in eCollections management, or who would like an introduction to the issues and opportunities within this area. The practical session will provide delegates with an opportunity to practice, using the tools and Collections discussed during this event.


The eCollections Management Workshop will:

*  Introduce the Key components creating a Digital Library

*  Offer practical insight on the building of eCollections – Web Archives, eBooks, eJournals

*  Build awareness of activities essential to support their development – Collating the stats

*  Pass on guidance on good practice and available frameworks


Guest Speakers:

Jo Alcock – Evidence Base, Birmingham University

Adjoa K. Boateng – British Library

Frances Shipsey – Royal Holloway, University of London

Jason Webber – British Library



1300–1330 – Arrival and registration

1330–1340 – Welcome and Introduction

1340–1410 – Building a Digital Library; Understanding the key components

1410–1450 – Successful Acquisition of eBook/eJournals

1450–1530 – Using/Collating Stats – Arguing for more/getting your Return on Investment

1530-1550 – Break

1550–1630 – Web Archives as a Library collection

1630–1700 – Practical session & Panel Questions



Room 224, UCL School of Pharmacy, 29 – 39 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AX

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£80 for members and £120 for other institutions.

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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