Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

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American Library Association, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 407 pages
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In this fully updated revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson adresses the art in controlling and updating your library's collection. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development, including suggestions for further reading and a narrative case study exploring the issue.
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Collection Management and Development
1
Organization and Staffing
33
Policy Planning and Budgets
66
Developing Collections
103
Managing Collections
151
Marketing Liaison andOutreach Activities
192
Collection AnalysisEvaluation and Assessment
225
Cooperative Collection Developmentand Management
264
Professional Resources for Collection Development and Management
337
Selection Aids
343
Sample Collection Development Policy Statements
349
Contracts and Licensing Terms
363
Glossary
367
Index
391
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409
Copyright

Scholarly Communication
304

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About the author (2009)

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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