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VIVA: 2023 Collections Forum

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2023 Collections Forum

Global Collections: Think Locally, Collect Globally

May 19, 2023

Virginia Commonwealth University

James Branch Cabell Library

Lecture Hall (Room 303)

10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


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Please note VIVA's Code of Conduct

* This event is open to Virginia institutions only. 



Time Session
9:00 - 10:00 AM  Breakfast and Registration 
10:00 - 10:15 AM


Crystal Newell (PVCC), Collections Committee Chair and Summer Durrant (VIVA), Collections Forum Chair

10:15 - 11:00 AM

Keynote Panel

"Global Collections: Think Locally, Collect Globally"

Mireille Djenno (Princeton), Paolo Gujilde (Lyrasis), and Jordan Pedersen (Guelph)

Moderators: Anna Creech (UR) and Dana Roggenbaum (NVCC)

11:00 - 11:15 AM Break
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Morning Session

"Starting Somewhere: Two Micro-Projects in Geographic Collection Assessment"

Megan Reichelt, Emily Nilson, Kim Edwards, and Helen McManus (GMU)

Moderators: Lynde Roberts (HSC) and James Glosson (WM)

12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 PM

Afternoon Session I

Support for Small Publishers Task Force: Overview and Updates

Kevin Farley (VCU), Malia Willey (JMU), and Michael Sarmiento (NVCC)

Moderators: Kendra Hawkins (TCC) and James Glosson (WM)

1:30 - 2:00 PM

Afternoon Session II

Perspectives on Area Studies Librarianship

Veronica Fu (UVA), Howard Carrier (JMU), and Rachel Turner (VCU)

Moderators: Summer Durrant (VIVA) and Lynde Roberts (HSC)

2:00 - 2:15 PM


2:15 - 2:45 PM

VIVA Update

Genya O'Gara (VIVA)

2:45 - 3:00 PM

Wrap Up

Summer Durrant (VIVA), Collections Forum Chair