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The 2018 EAST Member Meeting is scheduled for Friday, October 19th at the Metro Meeting Centers in Downtown Boston. Librarians at EAST member institutions are welcome to submit short presentation proposals to Susan Stearns (sstearns@blc.org),...
Photo of old books taken from the BookTraces.org site.
The Book Traces project originated at the University of Virginia (UVA) in 2014 with a focus on identifying library books, primarily 19th century imprints, that contain interventions such as marginalia that have scholarly value, and...
The EAST Executive Committee and Project Team have drafted a scenario document to share the direction of the Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust following member feedback at the October 2017 Member Meeting. Member libraries and their...
On April 5th and 6th, representatives from many of the North American shared print programs, funders, and organization directors met to discuss the landscape of the shared print monograph field, as well as to generate...
Boston, MA -- March 12, 2018 -- The Eastern Academic Scholars’ Trust (EAST), which includes 60 academic and research institutions with a mission to secure and provide access to the scholarly record, has joined the...
Shared Print Monograph Summit This invitation-only summit is based on the premise that we are at a transitional moment in shared print programs and have an opportunity to seize on this moment to envision a...
In January 2018, Matthew Revitt, EAST Shared Print Consultant, presented a webinar on governance in Shared Print Programs for ALCTS, the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. The webinar gave an overview of the...
In October 2017, Matthew Revitt, EAST Shared Print Consultant, presented at the New England Library Association (NELA) Annual Conference, held in South Burlington, Vermont. Matthew's presentation, titled Building a Shared Collection for the Northeast, is...
On October 13, 2017, we will convene an EAST member meeting to share information and advance discussions of next steps for EAST. We will celebrate the accomplishments of important milestones, such as the validation sample...
In May of 2017, several libraries from across the East and Southeast of the United States joined EAST as 12 Retention Partners and 1 Supporting Partner. These institutions will work through the monograph collection analysis...

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