ALCTS webinar: Demand-Driven Acquisition, Part 1

Date: September 19, 2012

All webinars are one hour in length and begin at 11am Pacific, noon Mountain, 1pm Central, and 2pm Eastern time.

Part 2 will be held October 3, 2012.

Description: This hour-long session, one of two parts, gives an overview of key concepts behind demand-driven acquisitions (DDA):

– why and how to implement

– benefits to the library and the campus community

– implications for the library collection

Examines the theoretical concepts about DDA while giving practical advice about setting up DDA in libraries with some considerations of long-term impacts by looking at a case study from the University of Denver.

Who Should Attend? Anyone with an interest in learning more about demand driven (also called patron driven) acquisitions.

Presenters: Michael Levine-Clark, Collections Librarian, University of Denver


Single Webinar Registration Fees:  $39 ALCTS Member; $49 Non-member; $39 International; $99 Group (a group of people that will watch it together).

Check the ALCTS Web site for discount pricing for both sessions.

For additional information and access to registrations links, please go to the following website:

ALCTS webinars are recorded and registrants receive a link to the recording shortly following the live event.

For questions about registration, contact ALA Registration by calling 1-800-545-2433 and press 5 or email For all other questions or comments related to the webinars, contact Julie Reese, ALCTS Events Manager at 1-800-545-2433, ext. 5034 or

Posted on behalf of the ALCTS Continuing Education Committee.

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