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Operations and Technical Services Center tour – next CO-ASIS&T event! Register by Oct. 9

Good morning, all!

Please join the Central Ohio Regional Chapter for a private and behind-the-scenes tour of the Columbus Metropolitan Library Operations and Technical Services Center.
Learn about the organization, design, and workflow of CML's Collection Services department, and how department operations have adjusted since before the pandemic.

When: 10:00-11:30 AM, Thursday, October 13, 2022 Networking & coffee: 9:30 AM-10:00 AM
Where: CML Operations Center, 101 S. Stygler Road, Columbus, 43230.
Registration deadline: Sunday, October 9, 2022.  Registration link
Registration fee for non-ASIS&T members: $10

Topics covered will include:

  •  Purchasing process and strategy
  •  How materials are processed for circulation
  •  Changes in workflow due to pandemic-related factors
  •  Methodology for distribution of materials

Erica Cherup is the Collection Development Manager for the Columbus Metropolitan Library in Columbus, Ohio, and has worked in various roles at CML for 17 years. She received her MLIS from Kent State University in 2007 and also holds a BS in Physics from Miami University. Erica was selected as an ALA Emerging Leader in 2011 and has presented at several Ohio Library Council and Public Library Association conferences. She recently served as the Local Arrangements Chair for the 2021 OLC Convention & Expo and is currently a member of the PLA program committee for the ALA 2023 Annual Conference.