ARCHIVED: New Workshop Looks Into Collection Development Issues

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September 27, 2001


Do you need a guide to collection development issues in today's environment of multiple formats and media? Then you'll want to register for the Professional Development workshop New Perspectives on Law Library Acquisitions and Collection Development scheduled for Nov. 2 - 3 in Washington, D.C.

This two-day workshop examines the intricacies of selecting and purchasing legal information in an electronic world. Participants will examine new technologies for the selection, collection development and acquisitions process; identify trends in legal information pricing; develop methods to effectively deal with vendors; and explore outsourcing options.

Register for this Professional Development workshop online at http://www.aallnet.org/prodev/event_acquisitions.asp.

New Perspectives on Law Library Acquisitions and Collection Development addresses Specialized Competency 5: Collection Care and Management in the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship. The complete AALL statement of Competencies can be found at http://www.aallnet.org/prodev/competencies.asp.