Collections Assessment Research Presented at Conference

Two researchers at the University of Houston Libraries will present their findings at a conference next week.charleston

Irene Ke, psychology and social work librarian, and Jacqueline Bronicki, collections and online resources coordinator, will present a poster titled Psychology Researchers’ Citing Behavior for Collection Development at the 2013 Charleston Conference in Charleston, SC.

The Charleston Conference is an annual meeting of librarians, publishers, electronic resource managers and vendors of library materials to discuss collection development and acquisitions.

Ke and Bronicki will share their findings from a collections assessment to discover how UH faculty have been using information for psychology-related research, which has increased 68% from 2007 to 2012.

Outcomes from the investigation will highlight how current library collections meet the research needs of faculty, and will inform future collections development.

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Posted on November 1st, 2013 by Esmeralda Fisher and filed under Announcements | Comments Off on Collections Assessment Research Presented at Conference