Collections

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Managing library collections in an ongoing and ever-changing process. Between monitoring community interests, cataloging print and digital materials, weeding and preserving, the work of catalogers and technical service staff is never complete. This section will connect you with information about materials acquisition, cataloging, circulation, collection development and maintenance, processing and preservation, and digitization.

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Gamer's Advisory 101: Breaking the Monopoly

 News / Last Modified: 05 June 2015

The hobby board game market is booming. Everywhere news media outlets pronounce that board games are "making a comeback" or are "going through a golden age" or experiencing a "renaissance" or are "in full swing.&quo...

The World of Cataloging

 Document / Last Modified: 13 May 2015

Links to basic cataloging resources, discussions on cataloging, and the most recent developments.

Scoping and Funding Crowdsourcing Projects

 Webinar / Last Modified: 16 December 2014

This webinar will explore how researchers, as well as libraries, museums and archives, interested in studying or using crowdsourcing techniques can seek funding for their ideas.

Crowdsourcing 101: Fundamentals and Case Studies

 Webinar / Last Modified: 11 December 2014

This webinar will explore crowdsourcing techniques used increasingly by organizations and institutions seeking to gather vast amounts of new knowledge and participation from online contributors.