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Meredith Giffin

Acting Associate University Librarian, Collection Services, Concordia University Library

Meredith Giffin
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 7599

Research interests

Collection development and management
Library space planning
Library assessment
Electronic resource management
Adult learning


Giffin, M. (2022). A holistic assessment of Spanish gift books. Library Resources & Technical Services, 66(1), 16-30. DOI: 10.5860/lrts.66n1.16

Giffin, M., Huhn, K., & Harland, A. (2019).
Temporary book storage using a document management company. Collection Management, 44(1), 46-68. DOI: 10.1080/01462679.2018.1564102

Hall, K. & Giffin, M. (2017). Active learning with assessment. In S. Baughman, S. Hiller, K. Monroe, & A. Pappalardo (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2016 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, October 31-November 2, 2016, Arlington, VA (pp. 307-312). Washington, DC: Association of Research Libraries.


Giffin, M. & Botter, K. (2019, May 24). Hack your inventory. Poster presented at the ABQLA Annual Conference, Montreal, QC.

Giffin, M. & Huhn, K. (2017, November 9). Ask and ye shall receive: using a commercial document management service for book storage and retrieval. Presented at the Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition, Charleston, SC.

Hall, K. & Giffin, M. (2016, November 1). Active learning with assessment. Paper presented at the Library Assessment Conference, Arlington, VA.

Giffin, M. (2016, August 15). High-yield, low-risk deselection in an academic library. Juried paper presented at the Acquisition and Collection Development session 
Shedding Light on the Reverse Side of Acquisitions: Using Deselection to Build Stronger Collections, IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Columbus, OH.

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