Director, Virtual Library of Virginia
Master of Science degree in Statistics, American University
Master of Science degree in Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Bachelor Degree in English, Classical Civilization, and Religion, Florida State University
Anne C. Osterman has over 20 years of experience in academic libraries, with particular expertise in cooperative acquisitions and collection development, collection assessment, and e-resource management. Her primary responsibilities are managing VIVA operations, content negotiations, and contracts. Prior to joining VIVA, Anne held a variety of roles at American University, including Director of Information Delivery Services, and was the Research and Data Services Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
What I do at Mason Libraries
Anne is the Director of VIVA, Virginia's academic library consortium (https://vivalib.org/).
“The Impact of Big Deal Breaks on Library Consortia: An Exploratory Case Study.” The Serials Librarian, April 2020, DOI: 10.1080/0361526X.2020.1740855. With Sophie Rondeau, Jessica Bowdoin, Genya O’Gara, and James Pape.
“Negotiating on Our Terms: Harnessing the Collective Power of the Consortium to Transform the Journal Subscription Model.” Collection Management, January 2019, 44:2‐4, pgs. 176‐194, DOI: 10.1080/01462679.2018.1564716. With Genya O'Gara.
“The Evolution of Collaborative Collection Development within a Library Consortium: Data Analysis Applied in a Cultural Context.” In Space and Organizational Considerations in Academic Library Partnerships and Collaborations, Brian Doherty, Ed., Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2016, pgs 157-181. With Genya O'Gara and Alison Armstrong.
“A Focus on Buy-in: Facilitating the Shift to Electronic Resources through Collaborative Strategic Planning.” In Letting Go of Legacy Services: Library Case Studies, Mary Evangeliste and Katherine Furlong, Eds., Chicago, IL: ALA Editions, 2014, pgs. 88-103.
Electronic Resource Management: Practical Perspectives in a New Technical Services Model. Cambridge, UK: Chandos Publishing, 2012. With Kari Schmidt.
“Telling Your Library's Story: How to Make the Most of Your Data in a Presentation.” In Library Data: Empowering Practice and Persuasion, Darby Orcutt, Ed., Santa Barbara, CA: Libraries Unlimited, 2009, pgs. 25-33. With Bill Mayer.