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Collection Development and Management for the 21st Century Library Collections: An Introduction,9781555706517
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Collection Development and Management for the 21st Century Library Collections: An Introduction



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Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. ix
CD-ROM Contentsp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
Acknowledgmentsp. xvii
The Impact of New Technologies on Collection Development and Managementp. 1
Overviewp. 1
The Long Tailp. 3
Web 2.0/Social Networkingp. 6
The Information Commons, Open Access Serials, and Open Source Softwarep. 8
Globalizationp. 9
Vocabularyp. 11
Discussion Questionsp. 11
Referencesp. 12
Selected Readingsp. 13
Assessing User Needs and Marketing the Collection to Those Usersp. 15
Overviewp. 15
Who and What Will Be Studied?p. 17
Where Are Data Collected?p. 18
When Should the Data Be Collected?p. 20
How Are the Data Interpreted?p. 20
Tips for a Good Studyp. 21
Marketing Your Collectionp. 21
Conclusionp. 26
Vocabularyp. 26
Activitiesp. 27
Discussion Questionsp. 28
Referencesp. 28
Selected Readingsp. 29
Collection Development Policiesp. 31
Overviewp. 31
Purpose of Collection Development Policiesp. 33
Basic Elements of a Collection Development Policyp. 35
Vocabularyp. 52
Activitiesp. 52
Discussion Questionsp. 52
Referencesp. 52
Selected Readingsp. 53
Selection Sources and Processesp. 55
Overviewp. 55
Considerations in the Selection Processp. 56
Selection Criteriap. 60
Selection Teamsp. 64
Selection Differences for Internet Resourcesp. 65
Tools for Acquiring and Selecting Materialsp. 66
General Review Sources Onlinep. 74
Other Selection Meansp. 74
Open Access Movementp. 75
Vocabularyp. 77
Activityp. 77
Discussion Questionsp. 77
Referencesp. 78
Selected Readingsp. 78
Acquisitionsp. 81
Overviewp. 81
The Principal Goal of Library Acquisitionsp. 81
The Nature of Library Resourcesp. 82
Sources of Library Materialsp. 84
Gifts and Exchangesp. 92
Vocabularyp. 98
Discussion Questionsp. 98
Referencesp. 99
Selected Readingsp. 99
Budgeting and Fiscal Managementp. 101
Overviewp. 101
Accountabilityp. 102
Types of Budgetsp. 103
Budget Scenariosp. 105
Setting Budget Prioritiesp. 105
Gathering Information for a Library Materials Budget Requestp. 106
Consortium Purchasesp. 108
Bookkeeping Terminology 101p. 109
Activityp. 111
Referencesp. 112
Selected Readingsp. 112
Assessment and Evaluation of the Collection, Including Deselection (Weeding)p. 113
Overviewp. 113
Evaluating or Assessing the Collectionp. 114
Deselection or Weeding the Collectionp. 119
Conclusionp. 126
Vocabularyp. 126
Discussion Questionsp. 127
Activityp. 127
Referencesp. 127
Selected Readingsp. 128
Cooperative Collection Development and Resource Sharingp. 131
Overviewp. 131
Library Consortiap. 131
Cooperative Collection Development Definedp. 132
Benefits and Challenges of Cooperative Collection Developmentp. 133
Consortial and Access Relationshipsp. 134
Interlibrary Loanp. 135
Conclusionp. 136
Vocabularyp. 136
Case Studyp. 136
Discussion Questionsp. 137
Referencesp. 137
Selected Readingsp. 137
Legal Issues in Collection Developmentp. 139
Overviewp. 139
Copyright and Licensingp. 140
Digital Rights Managementp. 153
Donations: Legal and Tax Issuesp. 160
Diversity Issuesp. 163
Americans with Disabilities Act Issuesp. 164
Vocabularyp. 167
Activitiesp. 167
Discussion Questionsp. 168
Referencesp. 168
Selected Readingsp. 168
Professional Ethics and Intellectual Freedomp. 171
Overviewp. 171
Professional Ethicsp. 171
Intellectual Freedom and Censorshipp. 177
Vocabularyp. 180
Discussion Questionsp. 181
Activityp. 181
Referencesp. 181
Selected Readingsp. 182
Preservationp. 185
Overviewp. 185
Preservation of Books and Other Physical Objectsp. 186
Preservation Microfilmingp. 189
Disaster Plansp. 189
Preservation of Digital Objectsp. 190
Is Digitized Information Preserved (or Preservable)?p. 192
Who Should Archive an Electronic Resource?p. 195
Who Should Be Concerned with Preservation Issues?p. 196
Conclusionp. 198
Vocabularyp. 199
Activityp. 199
Discussion Questionsp. 200
Referencesp. 200
Selected Readingsp. 201
The Future of Collection Development and Managementp. 203
Overviewp. 203
Views on the Future of Collection Developmentp. 204
Conclusionp. 206
Discussion Questionsp. 206
Referencesp. 207
Selected Readingsp. 207
Bibliography of Selected Readingsp. 209
Indexp. 237
About the Authorp. 261
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