Author Topic: LACUNY Liaison report  (Read 2260 times)

Kadri

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LACUNY Liaison report
« on: November 18, 2010, 11:12:08 AM »
The October LACUNY Council meeting was held on Friday, October 22, 2010, which I was not able to attend.  From the minutes, topics included:

-  Continued concerns about the performance and service of Aleph.
-  LACUNY Collection Development Roundtable on October 14th:
   -  ILLiad as a collection development tool
   -  Impact on collection development of last year’s CUNY textbook fund
   -  Value of Open Access Electronic Textbooks:
      http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/10/01/textbooks
      http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/
      http://smarthistory.org/
   -  Open Access Week events
      http://oaweek2010.commons.gc.cuny.edu/
-  Second “LACUNY dialogues” in January, subject eBooks. 
-  “LACUNY Institute” in the spring, topics “Logistics of eBooks, ereaders, policies, ADA issues, etc, circulation policies, licensing, copyright, Institute for the Future of the Book.”

The next meeting will be on Friday, November 19, 2010.