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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management - 04 edition

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (ISBN10: 0838908535; ISBN13: 9780838908532)
ISBN13: 978-0838908532
ISBN10: 0838908535

Summary: The ever-evolving field of collection development and management affects all parts of the library.

Taking a fresh approach, this comprehensive guide outlines the step-by-step process of collection development and management. Expert librarian Peggy Johnson offers tips for organizing and staffing, conceiving policy and creating budgets, and developing, marketing, and evaluating collections.

Drawing on the latest research, including ideas from busine
ss, management, organizational behavior, and sociology, you'll learn how to:
  • Allocate budgets
  • Determine what to buy based on usage and user needs
  • Market your collections
  • Integrate digital and traditional resources
  • Find partners for cooperative collection development
Practical tools include forms and charts that adapt to any library and suggested references for selecting materials. Additional readings and case studies provide a reality check to apply practices and theories discussed. Combining history with theory, current thinking, and practical advice, this is a must-have resource for all library types as well as MLIS students, administrators, and librarians at every level of expertise. More
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Summary: The ever-evolving field of collection development and management affects all parts of the library.

Taking a fresh approach, this comprehensive guide outlines the step-by-step process of collection development and management. Expert librarian Peggy Johnson offers tips for organizing and staffing, conceiving policy and creating budgets, and developing, marketing, and evaluating collections.

Drawing on the latest research, including ideas from business, management, organizational behavior, and sociology, you'll learn how to:
  • Allocate budgets
  • Determine what to buy based on usage and user needs
  • Market your collections
  • Integrate digital and traditional resources
  • Find partners for cooperative collection development
Practical tools include forms and charts that adapt to any library and suggested references for selecting materials. Additional readings and case studies provide a reality check to apply practices and theories discussed. Combining history with theory, current thinking, and practical advice, this is a must-have resource for all library types as well as MLIS students, administrators, and librarians at every level of expertise. More ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 04
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: American Library Association
Year Published: 2004
International: No

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