Master Class: Self-Publishing and Libraries
Date: Tuesday, April 1
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Sponsor: Public Libraries Division (PLD)
How do you determine what, if any, self-published titles to add to your collection? Are they a good fit in public libraries? Join the panel discussion on this hot topic!
Caroline Dulworth, Collections & Outreach Manager, Pioneer Library System, Norman
Caroline has worked for the Pioneer Library System for 18 years, managing Readers Services, Technical Services, and Support Services, as well as overseeing the materials budget. She is a 2000 SLIS graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She has taught classes on Collection Development for the ODL Institute in Public Librarianship and spoken on the subject for library conferences and university courses.
Dr. Betsy Martens, Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Oklahoma
Betsy Martens is an associate professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Library & Information Studies, where she teaches collection development & management. She was previously the electronic marketing manager at Cornell University Press in Ithaca, New York.
Amanda Owens, Adult Fiction Selector, Collection Management, Tulsa City- County Library
Amanda graduated with her MLIS from the University of Oklahoma in 2004. She has been with TCCL for 8 years. Amanda has been in Collection Management for the last five years and previously she has worked as a Children’s Librarian and a Branch Manager.