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.

Assessment Survey Report – 2022
In the spring of 2022 the Partnership undertook its first formal assessment. Results of the assessment survey are now available in PDF format. The Partnership Executive Committee will be reviewing results …
Call for Participation on Working Groups
The Partnership for Shared Book Collections work is carried out by four Working Groups described below*, and is looking for volunteers with interest or expertise in the following areas to join …
PAN Forum Update – June 2022
Below is the Partnership’s June 2022 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 …
Partnership Quarterly Report – April 2022
Below is the Partnership’s April 2022 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 …
Joint Partnership/Rosemont Member Meeting – Feb. 8, 2022
The Shared Print Future is Open and Big Feb 8, 2022 Below are notes documents, slides, and the recording of the main meeting. Breakout rooms were not recorded, though reporting back …
PAN Forum Update – January 2022
Below is the Partnership’s winter 2022 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 …
Analyzing Collections Using Gold Rush – October 6, 2021
The Partnership for Book Collections and Eastern Academic Scholars' Trust hosted a webinar on "Analyzing collections using Gold Rush" on October 6, 2021. The webinar featured presenters from the Eastern Academic …
Partnership Quarterly Report – September 2021
Below is the Partnership’s September 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 …
PAN Forum Update – June 2021
Below is the Partnership’s June 2021 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 …
Annual Member Meeting – June 8 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 – April 2021
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.