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


1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The Burnside Room, London Mathematical Society
57-58 Russell Square, London, WC1B 4HS

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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 in this area.

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



1300–1330 – Arrival and registration

1330–1340 – Welcome and Introduction

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

1410–1450 – Web Archives as a Library collection

1450–1510 – Break

1510-1540 – Using/Collating Stats – Arguing for more/getting your Return on Investment

1540–1610 – Successful Acquisition of eBook/eJournals

1610–1645 – Panels: Question and Answers

1700 – Close


Guest Speakers:

Jo Alcock – Evidence Base, Birmingham University

Adjoa K. Boateng – British Library

Sabine Hartmann – British Library

Frances Shipsey – Royal Holloway, University of London



The Burnside Room at the London Mathematical Society, 57-58 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HS

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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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