Managing Information Resources in Libraries: Collection Management in Theory and Practice
Library Association Publishing, 2001 - Computers - 272 pages
This text offers a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of library collection management in the electronic age. It discusses topics such as: selection principles and resources; principles of acquisition; formulation of a collection development policy; methods of collection evaluation; preservation and weeding of library resources; budget management; and library co-operation and networking.
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