Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (Google eBook)

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American Library Association, 2004 - Education - 342 pages
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Johnson, a librarian at the U. of Minnesota and editor of Technicalities; Information Forum for the Library Services Practitioner, has written a lucid text on the basic concepts of this broad subject. Theoretical concepts are included but not stressed as heavily as information and skills. An initia
  

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This is the last book I read in library school; happily, it was also one of the best. This is a rare example of a well-written textbook by someone with a working knowledge of the subject, which also ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction to Collection Management and Development
1
Organization and Staffing
32
Policy Planning and Budgets
65
Developing Collections
101
Managing Collections
138
Marketing Liaison and Outreach Activities
172
Electronic Resources
199
Cooperative Collection Development and Management
235
Collection Analysis Evaluation and Assessment
268
SELECTION AIDS
299
GLOSSARY
307
INDEX
327
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Peggy Johnson began her library career as a music cataloger and has been a children's librarian in a public library, and serials cataloger, technical services head, and a senior collection development officer in academic libraries. In 2002, she served as interim university librarian at the University of Minnesota. Johnson has consulted on library development in Uganda, Rwanda, Morocco, and China. She is a frequent speaker and consultant on collection development and management and on change in libraries, two areas of particular interest. She edits the journal Technicalities: Information Forum for the Library Services Practitioner, has published numerous papers, and written and edited several books.

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