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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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
Copyright

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Peggy Johnson is a frequent speaker and trainer on collection development and management. She has published several books, including ALA Editions Developing and Managing Electronic Collections: The Essentials, and numerous journal articles. She edited the peer-reviewed journal Library Resources & Technical Services for more than nine years and continues to edit Technicalities: Information Forum for the Technical Services Professional. She teaches as an adjunct professor in the MLIS program at St. Catherine University. Prior to retiring from the University of Minnesota Libraries, she served as associate university librarian. A past president of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services, she received the ALCTS Ross Atkinson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009.

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