Edward Shreeves has been involved in collection management for more than two decades. In his present position since 1989, he previously worked as Medieval and Renaissance Bibliographer at the UCLA Library. He holds a B.A. with high honors from the College of William and Mary and an M.S.L.S. and Ph.D in Classics from the University of North Carolina. Dr. Shreeves is the author of several articles and book reviews on collection management topics appearing in Library Trends, Journal of Library Administration, College and Research Libraries, The Journal of Academic Librarianship, and Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory. Since 2003 he has been editor of Collection Management. Dr. Shreeves has been active in the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services of the American Library Association, for which he served as Chair of the Collection Management and Development Section in 1996-97 and Chair of the Chief Collection Development Officers of Large Research Libraries in 1994-95. He served as Chair of the Collections and Services Advisory Panel of the Center for Research Libraries and the Task Force on Collection Assessment for the Center. Dr. Shreeves completed the 2001 Senior Fellows program at UCLA.
Selectors, subject knowledge, and digital collections, Journal of Library Administration (2003)
This paper examines the role of the selector as the author compares the traditional collection...
The acquisitions culture wars, Library Trends (2000)
The conflict on college and university campuses about the role of print and digital resources...
Is there a future for cooperative collection development in the digital age?, Library Trends (1997)
States that of the three major components of resource sharing, cooperative collection development has thus...
Review, The state and the academic library, edited by Vicki L. Gregory, College and Research Libraries (1994)
Embracing the inevitable, Journal of Academic Librarianship (1994)
Focuses on librarians' responsiveness to the inevitable transformation of scholarly communication into digital forms. Importance...
Landscape, topography and geographical notation in the Argonautica of Valerius, Dissertation, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina (1978)
CIC print retention project, Plenary session of annual CRL meeting (2003)
Selectors, subject knowledge, and digital collections, Improved Access to Information: Portals, Content Selection and Digital Information (2003)
A Primer on CRL’s collections, Annual Meeting of the Center for Research Libraries (2000)