Continuing Resources Acquisitions Forum: 2017 Annual Conference

On Sunday, June 25, 2017, the Acquisitions Committee of the Continuing Resources Section held its annual Forum. Caroline Mills of Furman University presented “Without a Parachute: Converting to Unmediated Pay-Per-View Access to Articles Online.” Ms. Mills was looking for a solution to rising subscription costs and surveyed two groups of which Furman is a member: the Carolina Consortium and the Oberlin Group. Her query was whether they offer mediated or unmediated searches to their faculty and students.

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RDA Forum: 2017 Annual Conference

The RDA (Resource Description and Access) Forum was held on Saturday, June 24, 2017, with approximately 90 people in attendance. James Hennelly (Director, RDA Toolkit) and Judy Kuhagen (3R Project Consultant) shared a presentation that updated the group on the RDA Toolkit Restructure and Redesign Project (3R Project). Their presentation is posted on the presentations page of the RDA Steering Committee (RSC) website.

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