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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...
On October 14th, 2016, EAST held a meeting of the full membership to review the progress of the last year and discuss the future. In addition to current EAST members , a number of libraries...
Susan Stearns, Project Director for EAST, recently completed the Interim Report to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation on the first full year of EAST's operation (July 1, 2015 through June 30,2016). The text of the...
Boston, MA – October 14, 2016 – The academic and research libraries of the Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust (EAST) met today in Boston to celebrate the largest shared print monograph initiative to date. The institutional...
The EAST project team, headed by Susan Stearns, Project Director, recently completed the Interim Report to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for ther first year of EAST's organizational development. It provides details on the work...
Westin Copley Place (venue for EAST meeting)
On October 14, 2016, we will convene an EAST member meeting to share information and advance discussions of next steps for EAST. We will celebrate the success of EAST libraries throughout important parts of EAST's...
Forty of the EAST member libraries have completed the largest validation sample study ever done. The study was undertaken to gauge how likely a title that a given library might commit for retention as part...

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