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October 29, 2010
9 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Library of Virginia
Richmond, VA

Kaleidoscope of Choices:
Collection Development Today

Registration Deadline: October 15, 2010

Speakers and Panelists
Meeting Schedule
PTPL Advisory Board - Slate of Candidates 2010/11 Term
Travel Information (directions, hotels)

Keynote Speaker


Peggy Johnson
Associate Librarian for Access Services, University of Minnesota Libraries
Editor, Library Resources and Technical Services
Editor, Technicalities

Peggy Johnson serves as Associate University Librarian for Access Services, University of Minnesota Libraries; consulted on library development in Uganda, Rwanda, Morocco, Senegal, and China, and in the U.S.. She teaches workshops on collection development and management and developed the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) online Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management course. Editor of two journals, Library Collections & Technical Services and Technicalities: Information Forum for the Library Services Practitioner. Author of many articles and 5 books including Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 2nd ed. (ALA, 2008), New Directions in Technical Services: Trends and Sources (1993-1995) (ALA, 1997.  Johnson served as ACLTS President 2000/01; and most recently received the ALCTS 2010 Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding service to the library profession.



David Greenebaum
Educational Services Librarian, LYRASIS

With SOLINET's (now LYRASIS) Educational Services team since September of 2006, David has taught workshops in a variety of areas, including space allocation, work redesign, local holdings maintenance and sustainable library buildings and practices.  David's previous experience includes work in the Public Services department of Indiana University's Lilly Library and the Jack Tarver Library at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.


Emily Howie
Acting Collection Development Officer, Library Services,
Library of Congress

Emily Howie is currently the Acting Collections Development Officer, Library Services, Library of Congress.  Since 2001, she has been a Reference Specialist in the Main Reading Room, and the subject specialist and recommending officer for Americah history (pre-Colonial times to 1850).  Emily came to the Library of Congress in 1999 to join the National Digital Library team that produced the Library's American Memory digital collections.  Howie worked for the Committee on Foreign Affairs, U.S. House of Representatives, for over eighteen years.



Scott Reinhart
Assistant Director, Operations, Carroll County Public Library
Maryland’s Digital eLibrary Consortium

Scott Reinhart is the Assistant Director of Operations at the Carroll County (MD) Public Library with responsibilities for IT, facilities, technical services, vehicles, and delivery, Reinhart was instrumental in coordinating the development and growth of the Maryland Digital eLibrary Consortium, beginning in 2004.


Lindsey Levinsohn
Collection Development Team Specialist, OverDrive, Inc.

Lindsey is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with degrees in both Popular Culture and History.  She recently graduated from Kent State University with her Master's of Library and Information Science.  At OverDrive, she works as a part of the Collection Development team, assisting libraries with all of their digital media collection needs.

Meeting Schedule

Registration and Continental Breakfast
09:15-09:45 Library of Virginia Tour
10:00-10:15 Welcome
     Jim Gwin, Chair, PTPL
     Sandra Treadway, State Librarian, Library of Virginia
10:15-11:15 Keynote Speaker
     "NextGen Collection Development: Where Are We Going and How Do We Get There?"
     Peggy Johnson, Associate Librarian for Access Services, Univ. of Minnesota Libraries;
       Editor, Library Resources and Technical Services, and Technicalities
11:15-11:30 Break
11:30-12:30 Speaker (and Q&A)
     "Selection and Deselection in the Digital Age"
     David Greenebaum, Lyrasis
12:30-01:30 Lunch (visit exhibits, gift shop)
01:30-01:45 Business Meeting
  Scholarship Winners
01:45-02:45 Speaker (and Q&A)
     "The Road to E-Deposit and the Library of Congress"
     Emily Howie, Acting Collection Development Officer, Library of Congress
02:45-02:55 Break (Refreshments)
02:55-03:40 Panel: E-Books and E-Readers (and Q&A)
     Scott Reinhart, Assistant Director, Operations, Carroll County Public Library;
       Maryland's Digital eLibrary Consortium
     Lindsey Levinsohn, Collection Development Team Specialist, OverDrive, Inc.
03:40-03:45 Passing the Gavel and Close of Meeting

PTPL Advisory Board
Slate of Candidates for 2010/2011 Term

Executive Committee

                               Vice-Chair/Chair Elect                                Treasurer
                               Suzanne Picken
                                          Linda Wirth
                         Washington Research Library Consortium           Retired Serials Cataloger

Regional Representatives

         Maryland                                    Virginia                                District of Columbia
         Mimi Games                                Amy O'Connor                      Allison Joi O'Dell
       Washington College of Law,             University of Richmond
       American University

Travel Information

Directions and Parking

The Library of Virginia is located in downtown Richmond at 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219-1905.  Use of the library's parking facility is reserved for library patrons; if traveling by car, please use one of the many nearby public parking facilities.  Please visit the Library of Virginia Visitor's Guide for additional information.

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Please be aware that because of numerous street repairs and construction projects you may experience detours and street closures in the downtown Richmond area. For directions from locations not listed below please use the interactive map above or another method of your choice.

From Interstate 95 (from the North or from the South)
Take Exit 74C. A highway sign will say Library of Virginia. Proceed west on Broad Street.  The Library of Virginia's main entrance is on Broad Street between 9th and 8th.

From Interstate 64 West (e.g. coming from Williamsburg)
Take the exit for Fifth Street and the Coliseum. Turn left on Marshall Street a few blocks (past the Coliseum on your left) after you exit Interstate 64. Stay in the middle lane and proceed to Eighth Street, and turn right from that lane. The Library of Virginia's main entrance is on Broad Street between 9th and 8th.

From Interstate 64 East (e.g. coming from Charlottesville)
Take Interstate 95 South to Exit 74C. See instructions above for I-95.

Richmond Lodging

Downtown Richmond is well-serviced by national hotel chains, with more mid-range options in the surrounding area; bed and breakfasts are scattered throughout the city.  The list or nearby accommodations below is provided for your convenience, but, is by no means comprehensive.  Travel search sites (e.g. may prove useful in finding a room to fit your budget.

Richmond Marriott
500 East Broad Street
Grace Manor Inn
1853 West Grace Street
Doubletree Hotel Richmond Downtown
301 West Franklin Street
Linden Row Inn
100 East Franklin St.
Omni Richmond Hotel
100 South 12th Street
Maury Place at Monument
3101 West Franklin Street
Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Downtown
501 East Broad Street
William Catlin House
2304 East Broad St.
Berkeley Hotel
1200 East Cary Street
William Miller House Bed and Breakfast
1129 Floyd Avenue
Crowne Plaza Hotel Richmond Downtown
555 East Canal Street

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