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VIVA: Collections Forum

Virginia's Academic Library Consortium

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Virginia Commonwealth University

Collections Forum

Registration for the 2020 Collections Forum on May 1, 2020, is now open!  Please go to to register.  Due to COVID-19, this will be a virtual conference.  The theme for the Forum will be the Future of Collection Development, and we are excited to have keynote speaker Michael Levine-Clark from the University of Denver.  Additional sessions include the topics of accessibility, Open Access monographs, and collection assessment.  The full agenda is available here.

Presentations from previous events can be found on the VIVA Presentations page.

Collections Forum 2019

Collections Forum 2017

Collections Forum 2015










Committee Chair

Summer Durrant
University of Mary Washington

Institutional Representatives

Ashley Carroll
Virginia Military Institute
Term expires 6/30/22

Mike Cobb
Liberty University
Term expires 6/30/21

Maryska Connolly-Brown
Hampden-Sydney College
Term expires 6/30/22

Tonia Graves
Old Dominion University
Term expires 6/30/21

Abbey Heflin
University of Virginia Health Sciences
Term expires 6/30/22

Kerry Kilpatrick
Lord Fairfax Community College
Term expires 6/30/21

Christine Russell
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Term expires 6/30/22