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Monday, April 4 • 3:25pm - 4:10pm
S26 - Relatively Speaking: Fostering Productive Library-Vendor Communications

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Librarian- Vendor relations and discussions can be complicated and troublesome or clear and collaborative or somewhere in between.  Establishing positive communications and relationships between publishers, vendors, institutions and individual librarians is crucial to the effective provisioning of information resources.  This session examines survey results investigating how libraries and vendors might manage communication expectations given the changing nature of scholarly communication. Electronic resources management increasingly widens its breadth and scholarly communication continually grows its depth. Libraries and vendors have complementary and sometimes competing goals which are worthy of discussion.

Speakers
avatar for Kirsten Ostergaard

Kirsten Ostergaard

Electronic Resources & Discovery Services Libraria, Montana State University
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Doralyn Rossmann

Head of Digital Library Initiatives, Montana State University
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Tim Strawn

Director, Collections Strategy & Discovery, Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo
Consortia-based collection development; data-informed collection analysis and acquisitions; BBQ; Bowling


Monday April 4, 2016 3:25pm - 4:10pm
Room 203

Attendees (126)