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Acquisitions - Doing More with Less (University of Manchester)

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The University of Manchester Main Library

Ground Floor Seminar Room

Oxford Road

Manchester, England M13 9PP

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What is the event about?

This event aims to look at ways in which libraries can make the most of their budgets. Some of the topics that will be covered include making use of turnaway stats and reading lists to influence purchasing decisions, getting students involved in book suggestion schemes, EBA/PDA projects, and the new Procurement Agreement.

Who is it aimed at?

It is aimed at anyone who works in Acquisitions / Collections teams or within Academic Support teams, with an interest in the topic.

Programme for the Morning

10:00- 10:20

Registration and refreshments

10:20-10:30

Welcome - Helen Charles & Fiona McLean (members of NoWAL Procurement Group)

10:30-11:00

Presentation 1: Automated e-book top ups - Carol Avorgbedor (University of Manchester)

11:00-11:30

Presentation 2: Video streaming with Kanopy - Ruth Burns (University of Manchester)

11:30-11:40

Comfort break

11:40-12:30

Presentation 3: Using reading lists to drive purchases - Fiona Hughes (Manchester Met)

12:30 -12:45

Discussion: All

12:45-13:00

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The University of Manchester Main Library

Ground Floor Seminar Room

Oxford Road

Manchester, England M13 9PP

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