Mining the Past to Plan for the Future Pacific Northwest Library Association Annual Conference -- Helena, MT August 13 - 16, 2014

October 2014
PNLA Quarterly;Fall2014, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p126
The article discusses the highlights of the Pacific Northwest Library Association's (PNLA) Annual Conference held in Helena, Montana on August 13-16, 2014. Topics discussed include demand-drive acquisition of electronic books (e-books), teaching information literacy to undergraduate students, and digital library services.


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