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Friday, November 8 • 5:45pm - 6:30pm
From Digits to Diagrams: Using Infographics to Inform Database Retention and Cancellation Decisions

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This poster discusses how infographics can be used to inform electronic resources collection development decisions. Participants can expect to learn about how Ithaca College librarians used an illustration of the relationships among databases to make retention and cancellation decisions for the 2013-14 fiscal year. The diagram, which was created to help selectors more easily understand how canceling one electronic resource would affect access to other e-resources, also shows the impact of the interconnectedness of the resources on cost. Design considerations and the tools used to create the infographics will also be discussed.

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Calida Barboza

Electronic Resources Librarian, Ithaca College
Calida Barboza is the Electronic Resources Librarian at Ithaca College where she manages databases in various stages of the e-resources lifecycle. She recently coordinated the digitization and electronic submission of graduate student theses in order to enhance their discovery. Her previous work experience includes providing information literacy instruction at a liberal arts college, reference service at her hometown public library, and... Read More →


Friday November 8, 2013 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Bistro Area, Courtyard Marriott Historic District 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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