Collection Development Calendar

Basic Guidelines Throughout the year

  • Spend wisely!
  • Make recommendations for new print subscriptions
  • Make recommendations for new electronic subscriptions
  • Solicit recommendations for end-of-year and major purchases
  • Recommend new initiatives to support
  • Evaluate repair and gift items that come your way

2006

June
1 No monthly message this month
1 New budget year begins
6-30 Individual librarian liaison meetings
July
1 No monthly message this month
15 Annual report due to Collection Development
31 Journal recommendations due
August
1-31 Action on Journal Recommendations
7 "Welcome Back" message suggestions due
17 Group Liasion Meeting 12:00 - 1:30PM
17 New Faculty Reception
21 "Welcome back" message sent
September
1 New materials budget in place
15 Fall database trials begin
28 Group librarian liaison meeting
29 October monthly message suggestions due
 30 Encumber 30% of faculty and librarian funds 
October
2 Monthly message sent
4 Tentative: Fall faculty liaison meeting
26 Group librarian liaison meeting
30 Monthly message suggestions due
November
1 Monthly message sent
29 Monthly message suggestions due
30 Group librarian liaison meeting
December
1 Monthly message sent
1 - 31 Individual librarian liaison meetings
8 Fall database trials end
31 Encumber 60% of faculty and librarian funds

2007

January
3 Monthly message suggestions due
5 Monthly message sent
15 Spring database trials begin
25 Group librarian liaison meeting
 31  Monthly message suggestions due
February
1 Monthly message suggestions due
5 Monthly message sent
16 College Authors Reception
22  Group librarian liaisons meeting
 26 Monthly message suggestions due 
 28 Tentative: Spring faculty liaison meeting 
March
1 Recommendations for year-end major purchases due to Collection Development
1 Monthly message sent
23 Tentative: Deadline for faculty orders
29 Group librarian liaison meeting (end-of-year purchase discussion)
31 Encumber 90% of faculty and librarian funds
April
2 Monthly message suggestions due
4 Monthly message sent
26 Group librarian liaison meeting
30 Encumber 110% of faculty and librarian funds
30 Reclaim unencumbered faculty and librarian funds for special purchases
May
1 Monthly message suggestions due
 1-31 Action on end-of-year purchases 
4 Monthly message sent
17 Group librarian liaison meeting
31 Spend 100% of materials budget
31 Materials budget year ends