The VIVA Collections Committee is pleased to announce the 2017 Collections Forum
Friday, May 19, 2017 - Virginia Commonwealth University
9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Please note that seating is limited and the forum is open to affiliates of VIVA member institutions only.
||Registration & Breakfast|
Sharon Gasser (JMU), Collections Committee Chair, and Summer Durrant (UMW), Collections Forum Chair
||New VIVA Initiatives|
An overview of three new VIVA initiatives: The Value Metric project, Zepheira Linked Data pilot, and Open Textbook Network system membership.
Speakers: Genya O’Gara (VIVA), Zepheira Pilot Participants (TBD), and Jimmy Ghaphery (VCU)
|11:00- 11:15 AM
||Break (Move to Breakout Rooms) |
|11:15 AM-12:00 PM
||Breakout Sessions |
A discussion about the local impact of VIVA’s new, shared e-books and the effectiveness of different acquisition models.
Moderators: Rob Tench (ODU) and Ed Lener (VT)
A discussion about the procurement survey and state contracting issues.
Moderators: Amanda Echterling (VCU) and Tim Morton (UVA)
Marketing and Outreach
A discussion about best practices for promoting or marketing your collections to users.
Moderators: Lucretia McCulley (UR) and Patty Sobczak (VCU)
A discussion about the Kanopy streaming media pilot.
Moderators: Georgie Donovan (CWM) and Leigh Rockey (UVA)
A discussion about best practices and negotiation strategies
for licensing e-resources.
Moderators: Anna Creech (UR) and Michelle Polchow (GMU)
A presentation about VIVA resources and COUNTER
Release 5, Alma Analytics and the changes Alma brought to a library, and
using Tableau for usage statistics.
Speakers: Anne Osterman (VIVA), Summer Durrant (UMW), and Bob
||Break (Move to Plenary Room)|
||Monograph Collection Analysis Follow Up
Examples of how the results of the monographic collection analysis are being applied across the consortium.
Speakers: Marifran Bustion (YBP), Paula Kiser (Mary Baldwin), and Elizabeth McCormick (Radford)
Summer Durrant (UMW), Collections Forum Chair
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VIVACollectionsForum2017 Please register by April 18th.
A list of attendees is available here.
VIVA Collections Committee.
Please be sure to review the travel guidelines.
VIVA will reimburse VIVA members from both public and private institutions for travel costs to and from this meeting. Travelers needing to stay overnight must submit IN ADVANCE a travel authorization form to the VIVA office (email@example.com or fax to 703-993-4662).
(See a sample authorization form here.) Lodging reimbursements for one-day events are typically only approved when the traveler resides more than a two and a half hour drive from the event venue.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Richmond Downtown. Complimentary shuttle service will be available from the hotel to VCU.
To make a reservation at the group rate:
- Click this link to book directly online: https://aws.passkey.com/go/VIVAGeorgeMasonUniv or
- Call 1-804-344-4300 (Richmond Hilton).
- Identify yourself as a member of the VIVA/George Mason block.
- You will need to reserve the room with a credit card at the time of reservation.
- Rooms may be canceled prior to 48 hours before arrival with no penalty.
- Reservations must be made by April 18th.
Parking & Directions:
Map directly to James Branch Cabell Library here.
The closest parking decks to Cabell Library are:
- West Main Street Deck at 801 W.Main Street
- West Broad Street Deck at 1111 W. Broad Street
VIVA will reimburse parking as part of travel to and from this meeting. Parking is $1 for the first hour and $2/hr for subsequent hours, with the max cost being $10 for the day. For those staying overnight at the Hilton Richmond Downtown, valet parking is available for $25 a day, with in and out privileges. Self-parking is available at a similar rate across the street. VIVA will reimburse this cost as well.
The link below is a map of the campus. Cabell Library is labelled 23, West Main is labelled 89 and West Broad is labelled 87.
If you have any travel questions, please contact the VIVA Budget Manager.