9780838909720

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838909720

  • ISBN10:

    0838909728

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-28
  • Publisher: Ala Editions
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In this fully updated revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses 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. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book. Topics covered include Organization and staffing, Policymaking and budgeting, Purchasing and weeding, Marketing, and many more. Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in historical and theoretical perspective, bringing this modern classic fully up to date. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. v
Preface to the Second Editionp. vii
Preface to the First Editionp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introduction to Collection Management and Developmentp. 1
Organization and Staffingp. 33
Policy, Planning, and Budgetsp. 66
Developing Collectionsp. 103
Managing Collectionsp. 151
Marketing, Liaison, and Outreach Activitiesp. 192
Collection Analysis: Evaluation and Assessmentp. 225
Cooperative Collection Development and Managementp. 264
Scholarly Communicationp. 304
Professional Resources for Collection Development and Managementp. 337
Selection Aidsp. 343
Sample Collection Development Policy Statementsp. 349
Contracts and Licensing Termsp. 363
Glossaryp. 367
Indexp. 391
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