Developing Library and Information Center Collections

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LIBRARIES UNLIMITED Incorporated, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 556 pages
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Provides practical information on materials producers and distributors, community survey techniques, policies, materials selection, acquisistion, weeding, and evaluation. Looks also at library cooperation, copyright and censorship.

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User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

I found the content of this book was not highly relevant to the collection development process practiced at the academic/research library where I work. It could be that much of this book was written ... Read full review

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User Review  - Christa - Goodreads

As a student, this information was mind-blogging, irrelevant, and boring. Many of the lessons from this book are great, however, most people learn hands-on while on the job. Many of the scenarios ... Read full review

Contents

INFORMATION AGEINFORMATION SOCIETY
1
INFORMATION NEEDS ASSESSMENT
32
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
77
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

G. EDWARD EVANS, renowned Fulbright scholar and sought-after international consultant, is University Librarian and Adjunct Professor at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California.

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