Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Collection Development Workshop on 13th/14th June 2011 in Western Cape

Collection Development is the backbone of a library's activities and lies at the heart of what libraries do. With Collection Development we strive to
meet the needs of individuals with the right information at the right time in order to fulfill our mission to build knowledge and to provide input into
developing our nation.

In order to do this well, we have to understand both the potential world of finding the right information at the right time and also to identify the
unique needs of communities of potential library users.

The Western Cape Branch together with the LIASA Acquisitions Interest Group (LACIG) and LIASA-CICD invite you to attend a two-day workshop on Collection Development.

When: 13- 14 June 2011
Where: Library Conference Centre, CPUT Bellville Campus
Fees: LIASA Paid-up Members for 2011: R800
Non-members : R1 100

The program includes topics such as:
* Tools for the selection process
* Criteria for selection
* Determining gaps in your stock
* Selection policies
* And much more
To register, please go online to http://www.liasa.org.za/node/544

Closing date for registration is 10th June, 2011.

For more information, please contact either Ingrid Thomson (ingrid.thomson at uct.ac.za) or Annemarie Hattingh (cicd @ liasa.org.za)

Ingrid Thomson
Chair: Western Cape

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