Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

“Emerging shared print policy choices as reflected in MOUs” by Sam Demas, in Against the Grain, v. 26, no. 2, April 2014, p. 87 – 88.

“Policies for shared print programs: questions to address in writing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)” by Sam Demas, in Against the Grain, v. 26, no. 1 February 2014.

“Agriculture and Rural Life: a discipline or domain based approach to preservation and access” by Sam Demas, Amy Paster (Penn State), and Joy Paulson (Cornell), in Against the Grain, April 2013, p. 79-81.

“Learning from collection management kerfuffles”by Sam Demas, in Against the Grain, …

Book chapter: “In Unison With Our Communities and With Each Other: Striving for Excellence in College Librarianship”, in Press: Excellence in the Stacks, Woodhead Publishing, Ltd, (2012?).

“Rethinking Collection Management Plans: Shaping Collective Collections for the 21st century”, in Collection Management, v. 37, issue 3-4, 2012, p. 168-187.

“What’s Your Plan? Writing Collection Management Plans” in Against the Grain, March 2011.

“Curating-the-Collective-Collection-Final.docx” Curating Collective Collections — Prospectus for a New ATG Column”, in Against the Grain, January 2011.

“Shaping a National Collective Collection: will your campus participate?”, with Wendy Lougee in Library Issues v. 31, no. 6, July 2011.

“From the Ashes of Alexandria: What’s Happening in the College Library?” in Library as Place: Rethinking Roles, Rethinking Space, Washington, DC: Council on Library and Information Resources, 2005, p. 25-40.

“Esprit de Place: Maintaining an Designing Library Buildings to Provide Transcendent Spaces”, with Jeffery A. Scherer in American Libraries, 33(4):65-68, April 2002.

“Guidelines for Collecting Aggregations of Web Resources”, with William H. Walters, Linda Stewart, and Jennifer Weintraub, in Information Technology and Libraries, 17(3):157-160.

“Determining Copyright Status for Preservation and Access: Defining Reasonable Effort”, with Jennie L. Brogdon, in Library Resources and Technical Services41(4):275-290, October 1997.

“What Will Collection Development Do?,” p. 13 – 21 in Selecting Library and Archive Collections for Digital Reformatting, Research Libraries Group, 1996.

“The Internet and Collection Development: Mainstreaming Selection of Internet Resources”, with Peter McDonald and Gregory Lawrence, in Library Resources and Technical Services 39(3): 275-290, July 1995.

“Setting Preservation Priorities: a disciplinary approach,” in Library Hi Tech, 12(3): 81-88.

“Collection Development for the Electronic Library: a conceptual and organizational model”, in Library Hi Tech, 12(3): 41-57.

“Cooperative preservation of state level publications: preserving the literature of N.Y.S. agriculture and rural life” with Dorothy Wright and Walter Cybulski, Library Resources and Technical Services, 37(4): 434-443.

“National Preservation Planning for Agriculture,” Agricultural Libraries Information Notes, 17 (11/12): 1-8, November/December 1991.

“Preserving the literature of Agriculture: a model for decision-making,” in Information and the End User, Proceedings of the VIII World Congress of the International Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists, Budapest, May, 1990, Quarterly Bulletin of the       International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists, XXXVI (1-2): 83-86.

“Software and collection development,” Technical Services Quarterly 7(3):13-16, 1990.

“Mainstreaming Electronic Formats,” Library Acquisitions: Theory and Practice13:227-232, 1989.

“Comparing BIG bibliographies on CD ROM,” American Libraries 18 (5):332-335, May 1987.

“Copyright and Legal Considerations”, chapter in Public Access Microcomputers in Academic Libraries, ed. by Howard Curtis, American Library Association, 1987.

“Developing and organizing collections of computer-readable information in an agriculture library,” with Katherine S. Chiang, Mary A. Ochs and Howard Curtis,Quarterly Bulletin of the International  Association of Agricultural Librarians and Documentalists 30(3):66-72, 1985.

“Microcomputer software collections,” Special Libraries 76(1): 17-23, Winter 1985.

“School Gardening and Environmental Education,” Nature Study — Journal of the American Nature Study Society, Spring 1979.

“Uncle John Spencer” in Cornell Plantations, Fall 1979.

Teachers Guide to Arbor Day, Vermont Agency for Environmental Conservation, 1975.

Teachers Guide to School Gardening, Vermont Department of Education, 1975.