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Thursday, November 7 • 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Is ILL Enough? Examining ILL Demand After Journal Cancellations at Three North Carolina Universities

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Interlibrary Loan has traditionally been offered as a substitute method of access for low use titles during cancellation projects. There has been little current research about the impact that cancellations actually has on Interlibrary Loan demand. Universities in North Carolina experienced severe budget reductions in 2011 – 2012, resulting in dramatic serials cancellations. This session will examine Interlibrary Loan demand for journal titles cancelled during budget reductions at three North Carolina schools since time of cancellation. We will also address factors that mitigate Interlibrary Loan demand including the diverse structure of cancellation projects at the different institutions. The panel will discuss implications of these data for future journal cancellation projects as well as implications for publishers, database providers, and the future of scholarly communication.

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Kristin Calvert

Head of Content Organization & Management, Western Carolina University
Kristin Calvert is Head of Content Organization & Management at Western Carolina University and previously the Electronic Resources Librarian. Prior to coming to North Carolina she was Head of Periodicals at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire. She also has worked at YBP Library Services, and the University of California’s Northern Regional Library Facility. She holds a BA in political science from the University of California, Berkeley... Read More →

Rachel Fleming

Serials Librarian, Western Carolina University
Rachel Fleming is Serials Librarian at Western Carolina University. Previously she was Collection Development librarian at Central College in Pella, Iowa. Rachel has overseen several serials cancellation projects. She holds an MA in library science from the University of Missouri – Columbia.

William Gee

Head, Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery, East Carolina University
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Janet Malliett

Serials/Collection Development Librarian, Winston Salem State University

Thursday November 7, 2013 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Room 227, Addlestone Library 205 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401

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