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PDF of slides of a presentation given at the ACS Chemical Information Division (CINF), 248th ACS National Meeting, Fall 2014, San Francisco, California (August 10-14, 2014). Presentation given Thursday, August 14, 2014, 10:35 a.m. CINF Symposia: General Papers. Abstract available at


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Increasing responsibilities, coupled with larger student bodies and corresponding increases in teaching and research faculty and staff, have made it difficult for many librarians and information professionals to spend time on collection development. This presentation will demonstrate how both formal and informal outreach efforts can inform collection development of Chemistry resources, the evaluation of existing resources, and guide collection maintenance efforts.