9781560243908

Collection Assessment and Acquisitions Budgets

by ;
  • ISBN13:

    9781560243908

  • ISBN10:

    1560243902

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-02-16
  • Publisher: Routledge

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $44.00 Save up to $22.40
  • Rent Book $39.60
    Add to Cart Free Shipping

    TERM
    PRICE
    DUE

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Summary

This invaluable new book contains timely information about the assessment of academic library collections and the relationship of collection assessment to acquisition budgets. The rising cost of information significantly influences academic libraries' abilities to acquire the necessary materials for students and faculty, and public libraries' abilities to acquire material for their clientele. Collection Assessment and Acquisitions Budgets examines different aspects of the relationship between the assessment of academic library collections and the management of library acquisition budgets. Librarians, researchers, and representatives from major library vendors present studies and opinions on collection assessment and acquisition budgets.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
Collection Evaluation and Acquisitions Budgets: A Kaleidoscope in the Makingp. 3
In Support of Collection Assessment: The Role of Automation in the Acquisitions and Serials Departmentsp. 13
Serials Cancellation Projects: Necessary Evil or Collection Assessment Opportunity?p. 31
Me and My Shadow: Vendors as the Third Hand in Collection Evaluationp. 47
Collection Assessment and Acquisitions Budgetsp. 59
Management Data for Selection Decisions in Building Library Collectionsp. 71
Locked in Conversation: The College Library Collection and the Pluralist Societyp. 99
Annual Survey of Serials Collection Assessment Programs, Practices, and Policies in Academic Libraries - 1991-1992p. 133
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

Rewards Program

Write a Review