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Thursday, November 6 • 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Do Libraries’ Needs Still Match Publisher Offerings? “The Truth is Rarely Pure and Never Simple” (Oscar Wilde)

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A panel representing both library and publisher perspectives will explore library collection trends and demands versus what publishers offer based on years of observation and experience within the industry. The current trends in collection development and acquisition will be explored by illuminating the multitude of options available from price models, product types and the variety of platforms. The second half of the lunch will open up discussion in an attempt to outline the principles of an ideal acquisitions model beneficial to both publishers and libraries.


John Banionis

Sales Manager, NA - Future Science Group, ACCUCOMS

Nadia J. Lalla

Assistant Director, Collections & Information Services, Taubman Health Sciences Library, University of Michigan
Nadia Lalla, M.L.I.S. (McGill Univ.), is employed at the University of Michigan where she is responsible for all collection development activities in the health sciences library as well as the delivery and assessment of its information services. Her professional career includes stints as a reference librarian for undergraduates, a solo librarian for a nonprofit organization, a research analyst, and a consultant. Nadia is a an active member in... Read More →

Don West

Sales Director, North America, ACCUCOMS

Thursday November 6, 2014 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Colonial Ballroom, Francis Marion Hotel 387 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403