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VIVA Final Subpages: Collections Forum

Virginia's Academic Library Consortium

This guide has variable layouts and houses the majority of the "sub" pages for VIVA's website.


Virginia Commonwealth University

Collections Forum

The VIVA Collections Committee hosted a Collections Forum every two years until 2019, when it is expected to become an annual event. Presentations can be found on the VIVA Presentations page.

Collections Forum 2019

The 2019 Collections Forum will be held on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the VCCS System Office in Richmond. While the agenda has not been finalized, planned session topics include: intentionally building diverse collections, making print and electronic collections more accessible, vendor negotiation strategies, providing access to open and affordable course content, and holistic collection assessment methods. Please register for this event here:

Collections Forum 2017

Collections Forum 2015










Committee Chair

Summer Durrant
University of Mary Washington

Institutional Representatives

Mike Cobb
Liberty University

Tonia Graves
Old Dominion University

Kerry Kilpatrick
Lord Fairfax Community College