News and Events

This page focuses on the Partnership News and Events. This page focuses on the Partnership News and Events. See the Resources page for more Shared Print in the News.

PAN Forum Update – June 2021
Below is the Partnership’s winter PAN Forum update, which highlights work of the Partnership over the past six months. Thanks to all of you who have volunteered your time and expertise …
Annual Member Meeting – 2021
The first annual member meeting of the Partnership took place on June 8th, 2021. Below are the slides and recording, along with the agenda and speaker information. https://youtu.be/ud5FetsHfIc Presenter Slides: Partnership …
Best Practices Working Group Webinar – May 6, 2021
The recording of the Partnership for Shared Book Collections Best Practices Webinar held May 6, 2021 is now available. This session covered new and future best practices developed by the Partnerships Best Practices Working …
Partnership Quarterly Report
Below is the Partnership’s April 2021 Quarterly Report, which highlights work of the Partnership over the past three months. Thanks to all of you who have volunteered your time and expertise …
Working with Shared Print in OCLC – February 2021
The Partnership and the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance sponsored two webinars on working with Shared Print in OCLC. The session recordings and slides are listed below. Registering Shared Print Commitments in …
PAN Forum Update – January 2021
Below is the Partnership's winter PAN Forum update, which highlights work of the Partnership over the past six months. Thanks to all of you who have volunteered your time and expertise …
Shared Print Collaboration Expands in North America
Contacts: Kirsten Leonard – kleonard@palni.eduSusan Stearns – sstearns@blc.org John Burger – jburger@aserl.org  Indianapolis, IN, January 14, 2021  – The Partnership for Shared Book Collections (The Partnership), a federation of monograph shared print programs, and the Rosemont Shared Print …
Shared Print on the Threshold: Looking Back and Forging the Future
Susan Stearns (Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust) and Alison Wohlers (California Digital Library, University of California) have authored and article tracing the history of Shared Print programs and introducing the formation of …
Taking Shared Print to the Next Level
Susan Stearns , Matthew Revitt and Kirsten Leonard have authored an article about the Partnership which was published in the Journal of Library Administration on September 1, 2020. Taking Shared Print …
Rosemont Alliance and Partnership for Shared Book Collections Release New Video on Value of Shared Print
The Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and the Partnership for Shared Book Collections are pleased to announce the release of a new, two-minute video highlighting the importance of shared print collections in libraries. Especially in the …
Best Practices Working Group Webinar – June 3, 2020
Officially launched in January of 2020, the Partnership for Shared Book Collections is a federation of monograph shared print programs with a mission of coordinating collaboration among shared print monograph initiatives. …
UC Libraries Shared Print Program Joins the Partnership
The University of California Libraries' Shared Print Program Joins the Partnership for Shared Book Collections. See their Press Release dated May 1st, 2020.
We’re hiring – Program Coordinator
The Partnership is seeking a part time Program Coordinator. See the position description in the pdf below. NOTE: Application deadline of July 1, 2020. Partnership Program Coordinator Position Description – February, …
Launch Press Release
Read the Press Release on the launching of the Partnership for Shared Book Collections. Partnership Launch Press ReleaseDownload
Partnership Launches
The Partnership for Shared Book Collections formally launched at the Print Archive Network (PAN) Forum at ALA mid winter in Philadelphia. Read more about the Partnership in the January 2020 PAN …
New wikipedia page on shared collections
The Partnership Outreach and Engagement Working Group, along with the assistance of Micheal Rodriguez, have penned a new Wikipedia page focused on Shared Collections: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collective_collections Kudos to those involved!
Join us at Midwinter 2020
Come learn more about the Parntership at the PAN Forum at Midwinter Date: Friday, January 24, 2020Time: 9 AM- 11:30 AMLocation: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 103-AProgram: Print Archive Network Forum (PAN)