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Dates: August 10 and 11, 2011

Venue: University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas Campus, Administration and Conference Center (ACC) 142

Wednesday, August 10
10:00 - 13:00 Registration
14:00 - 16:00 Library Visit Ralph M. Paiewonsky Library, UVI St. Thomas
  Optional: Registration
19:00 - 22:00 IFLA-ACD and IFLA-GENLOC Combined Social Evening
Virgin Islands Cultural Heritage Institute, Polyberg Road, St. Thomas
Thursday, August 11
9:00 - 9:30 Registration and Coffee
9:30 - 9:40 University of the Virgin Islands Welcome
9:40 - 9:45 Judith Mansfield, IFLA ACD Welcome
9:45 - 9:55 Regine Schmolling and Judith Rogers Welcome and organizational details
  Session I - Redefining Collections: Balancing Electronic versus Print Media
Moderation: Dr.Regine Schmolling
9:55 - 10:15 Vendor Presentation: Dr. Alice Keller (Saur/de Gruyter) Reading in Print or On Screen: Evaluating the Importance of Attitudes
10:15 - 10:45 Sirpa Janhonen, Pentti Vattulainen (Varastokirjasto - Depȧbibliotek - National Repository Library, Kuopio, Finland) Access vs Ownership: Academic Libraries Outsourcing Print Collections - Case Aalto University and University of Eastern Finland (pdf)
10:45 - 11:15 Joseph Hafner (McGill University, Montréal, Canada) Moving to a World of Virtual Libraries: Thriving and Surviving in the Transition to Electronic Resources (pdf)
11:15 - 11:45 Silvia Gstrein (Library of the University of Innsbruck/Austria) Collection Development of Digitized Books on Demand: Opportunities for Collaboration and Strategic Partnerships between Libraries (pdf)
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
  Session II - Collection Management in the Spanish Speaking World: Marketing Online and Print Resources
Moderation: Helén Ladrón de Guevara
13:00 - 13:30 Judith Rogers, (UVI, St. Croix, USA) and Brooke Wooldridge (Florida International University, USA) Collaborative Digital Collections: Caribbean Solutions for Effective Resource-Building and Successful Partnerships (pdf)
13:30 - 14:00 Dra. Blanca Rodgríguez Bravo (Universidad de León, Spain) Patterns of Consumption of Electronic Journals at the University of León (Spain). Results of a Survey (pdf)
14:00 - 14:30 Tania Morales Fernández (Centro Provincial de Información de Ciencias Médicas, Santa Clara, Cuba) Methodological Guide for the Evaluation of Collections: Experience with Ten Medical Specialties (pdf)
14:30 - 15:00 Dra. Alma Beatriz Rivera Aguilera (México D.F) Biblioteca Casa Abierta: Cooperation in Selection, Evaluation and Distribution of Commercial Electronic Resources in University Libraries? (pdf)
15:00 - 15:30 Dr. Christoph Müller (Ibero-American Institute Prussian Cultural Heritage, Berlin, Germany) Digitisation of Library Material in Special Libraries: Caught between User Demands, Preservation and Limited Resources? (pdf)
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee break
  Session III - Tools to Optimize Collection Building
Moderation: Dr.Regine Schmolling
16:00 - 16:30 Laura Bowering Mullen (Rutgers University Library of Science and Medicine) Open Access and Collection Development in Academic Libraries: Digitization to Discovery (pdf)
16:30 - 17:00 Kerstin Stieg (Cooperation e-Media Austria, Vienna) Traditional Subscriptions, Big Deals or Pay-Per-View? A Comparative Evaluation of Business Models in Austria (pdf)
17:00 - 17:30 Sha Li Zhang Ph.D. (University of North Carolina at Greensboro Libraries, USA) Implementing Patron-Select Models for Book Collections: a Case Analysis at a University Library in U.S. (pdf)
17:30 - 17:45 Vendor Presentation: Bea Ramírez (Emerald) E-Books and the Patron-Driven Access (PDA) Model
17:45 - 18:15 Summary and Thanks
Friday, August 12
9:30 - 12:30 Sightseeing Tour St. Thomas
Afternoon Departure to San Juan