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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 Summits In 2018, with the support of the Mellon Foundation, the Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) convened two summits focusing on shared print. These invitation-only summits are based on the premise that...
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...
The EAST project's request to extend the funding under the grant provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation from June 30, 2017 to June 30, 2018 has been approved. This extension allows EAST to utilize...
Photograph of Baltimore Harbor. Courtesy of www.baltophoto.org Members of the EAST project team gave presentations at the 2017 ACRL, ACRL New England, and Online Northwest Conferences. Susan Stearns, EAST Project Director, presented a poster on...

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