Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management

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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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In recent years, books about electronic resources have greatly outnumbered those covering collection development. Fortunately, Johnson has answered this shortcoming. In nine chapters, she covers the ... Read full review

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Very helpful for the future I imagine... but not very interesting at the moment without a practical application. 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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