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Uplift Collection Development-- West Jordan

USL Training

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Friday, September 26, 2014 at 4:30 PM (MDT)

Uplift Collection Development-- West Jordan

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Collection Development is at the heart of what a library is: a source of information, entertainment, leisure reading, viewing, listening and so much more. Attend this Uplift class to understand the context for collection development while we learn about the practical issues, the best procedures, and the everyday work that constitutes CD—both the science and the art of it! This workshop will include small group projects, discussion, opportunities for questions and special concerns as well as lots of practical, down-to-earth ideas to help you successfully anticipate what your uses might want next whether it is book, a motion picture, an electronic resource and other format. Topics include:

  • The steps in the collection development cycle
  • The selection process & tools and the good, the bad and the ugly regarding gifts
  • The changing marketplace for all formats
  • The weeding process—benefits, practical considerations, results, and policies
  • Collection assessment—what you have, what you need, what needs changing, what is perfect!

Date and Time: Sept 25 & 26 2014, 8:30-4:30 each day (2 days)

Location: Salt Lake County Library's Viridian Center, Park View Rooms (upstairs)

Audience: Directors, staff interested in collection development

Instructor: Ruby Cheesman, Salt Lake County Library System

Hotel: Hampton Inn and Suites West Jordan. $80 single occupancy;  $100 double occupancy. Call 801.280.7300 asap to reserve. Contact Harvey Radke with questions/problems. 

Mileage reimbursement: Available to those traveling over 50 miles one way

Lunch:  Provided both days, compliments of the Utah State Library

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When & Where

Salt Lake County Library Viridian Center
8030 South 1825 West
West Jordan, UT 84088

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 8:30 AM - Friday, September 26, 2014 at 4:30 PM (MDT)

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Jessica Whetman, Utah State Library Training Coordinator

801-715-6762; 800-662-9150 x 56776


Utah State Library Division
250 N 1950 W Suite A
Salt Lake City UT 84116

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