PUBWEST AND LIBRARY JOURNAL TO HOST LIBRARY SALES BOOKLORE EVENT

The Content Conundrum: The Changing Face and Pace of Library Acquisitions

Lake Oswego, OR, CO, USA — August 27, 2012 — Library Journal and PubWest, the leading professional development association for small- and medium-sized book publishers, will present a panel discussion on library book acquisitions in September. Publishers and members of the publishing industry are invited to attend The Content Conundrum: The Changing Face and Pace of Library Acquisitions at the Denver Press Club on Thursday, September 13, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. This panel discussion is part of PubWest’s BookLore program, a series of regional events that explores developing trends in publishing through dynamic panel discussions with publishing experts.

This BookLore panel, moderated by Dodie Ownes of Library Journal, will cover:

  • E-book lending, inventory, licensing, and pricing: How collection development and management is adjusting to this format, including a look at the Douglas County Libraries’ local repository model.
  • Print book acquisition: It’s alive and well.
  • Patron-driven acquisition: How readers affect library collections and collection collaboration.
  • Next steps in the relationships between publishers, librarians, and distributors.
  • Q&A session with the panelists following the presentation

    The BookLore panelists will include:

  • Michael Bills, Director of Sales, Digital Products, Baker & Taylor
  • Jordana Vincent, Collection Development Librarian, Douglas County Libraries
  • Rhonda Glasier, Head of Collection Development, Jefferson County Public Libraries
  • Ellen Metter, Research Librarian – Humanities and Anthropology, Collection Development Project Lead, Auraria Library

 Library Journal and PubWest BookLore

The Content Conundrum: The Changing Face and Pace of Library Acquisitions

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Denver Press Club

1330 Glenarm Place

Denver, CO 80204

 

The Content Conundrum: The Changing Face and Pace of Library Acquisitions offers publishers and members of the publishing industry an opportunity to hear from leading library acquisitions professions on state-of-the-art library practices.

The Denver Press Club is located at 1330 Glenarm Place, Denver, Colorado. The entry fee will be $8 for PubWest members or $12 for nonmembers at the door (no advance sales), paid by cash or check. There will be a cash bar and appetizers. This is an opportunity to learn all about state-of-the art library practices from the experts, and enjoy socializing with others in the greater Denver publishing community.

About PubWest

PubWest is a vibrant trade association of small- and medium-sized book publishers, printers, graphic designers, binderies, and related editorial and marketing service companies. Established in 1977 as the Rocky Mountain Book Publishers Association, PubWest is dedicated to the advancement of its members and the publishing profession. For more information on PubWest and its active BookLore event series, please visit pubwest.org.

Kent Watson
www.pubwest.org

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