Collection Development Policies

Author by : Daniel C. Mack
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : Get the tools you need to build a collection development policy that will help your library run efficiently—today and in the future! Considering the amount and variety of topics being published, effectively organizing and guiding a library in today's accelerated world is no easy task. Collection Development Policies: New Directions for Changing Collections is the contemporary librarians guide to building or revising a first-rate collection development policy. In this up-to-date book, experts in the field take you step-by-step through the publishing process from writing an initial draft to applying the official copy. Find out what did and did not work in their own practices and get the tools you'll need to tackle any obstacles you may encounter. Collection Development Policies: New Directions for Changing Collection covers a variety of topics—including pricing policies and remote storage facilities—without leaving out the traditional concerns of space and funding. This valuable book also addresses the needs of specialized collections with information on acquisition policies for contemporary subjects collections and building subject specific policy statements. Experienced professionals examine the stability of the electronic resources market and explain how the impact of technical services is redefining the access, collection, and cataloging of libraries. Collection Development Policies also provides examples of collection policies currently in use. Read about: the subject specific policy statements of Schreyer Business Library and the women's studies collection at Pennsylvania State University Berkeley's Collection Development Policy (CDPS) and the factors hindering its revision the creation and revision of St. John's University's collection development policy Simmons College's Graduate School of Library and Information Science's term project and syllabus—and how it can be applied to functioning libraries the Association of Research Libraries' Web pages—and how they have been influenced by the electronic management revolution Collection Development Policies: New Directions for Changing Collection is a valuable resource for anyone selecting and acquiring library materials, maintaining a library collection, or building a collection development policy. The information in this book will help you organize your library collection in a manner that will be beneficial not only to you, but to your clients as well.


Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

Author by : Carol Alabaster
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
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Description : Building on the basics, this comprehensive guide offer ready-to-use advice on developing a collection policy statement, selecting user-appropriate sources, and serving your constituency with the best possible collection.


Guide For Written Collection Policy Statements

Author by : American Library Association. Subcommittee to Revise the Guide for Written Collection Policy Statements
Languange : en
Publisher by : Amer Library Assn
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Description : Explains the essential points of a collection policy statement, and prescribes language and measures for these policies


Guide To Collection Development And Management Administration Organization And Staffing

Author by : Mary Hovas Munroe
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
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Total Download : 178
File Size : 42,5 Mb
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Description : To a new collection development librarian just learning the field or to an experienced practitioner attempting to reorganize a program, the options can be confusing and contradictory. Guide to Collection Development and Management Administration, Organization, and Staffing provides an overview of the organizational alternatives available to libraries by addressing activities and explaining the models used in public, academic, and school libraries. It provides an overview of possible structures and indicates some of the advantages and disadvantages of each.


Guide To Library User Needs Assessment For Integrated Information Resource

Author by : Dora Biblarz
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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File Size : 40,8 Mb
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Description : Applicable for all types of libraries. Needs assessment can be defined as the process of using one or more techniques to collect and analyze data on library users or potential users. The guide includes the methodology and techniques for carrying out needs assessment projects, ranging from short-term assessments to long-term research or comprehensive collection assessments. Various types of data, techniques, and methodology are described, as are associated pointers and pitfalls.


Guides To Collection Development For Children And Young Adults

Author by : John Thomas Gillespie
Languange : en
Publisher by : Libraries Unlimited
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Total Read : 60
Total Download : 792
File Size : 55,7 Mb
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Description : Offers 600 entries for bibliographies


Guide To Cooperative Collection Development

Author by : Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Collection Management and Development Committee. Subcommittee on Guide to Cooperative Collection Development
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 88
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File Size : 41,7 Mb
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Description : Guides those institutions exploring cooperative collection development through assessing their viability and identifying issues that need to be addressed while helping librarians and administrators to initiate the cooperative collection process and develop the principles, policies, and operating procedures that are essential to successfully maintaining a cooperative collection development program. A vital reference for veteran cooperative collection development administrators as well as for those library administrators wanting to make the most of the scarce collection development dollars and please their patrons at the same time.


Guide To Writing Collection Development Policies For Music

Author by : Amanda Maple
Languange : en
Publisher by : Scarecrow Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 43
Total Download : 644
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Description : This guide, a supplement to the ALA's Guide for Written Collection Policy Statements, is meant to assist librarians, both music specialists and generalists, who are responsible for writing collection development policies for music collections in academic, conservatory, and public libraries. It includes a checklist for writing a collection development policy, an outline of elements with examples from actual collections, and an example of a complete collection development policy.


Guide For Training Collection Development Librarians

Author by : American Library Association. Subcommittee on Guide for Training Collection Development Librarians
Languange : en
Publisher by : American Library Association
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 93
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File Size : 55,7 Mb
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Description : Skillfully acquisitions and collection development plays a key role in creating exceptional libraries. These authoritative resources provide the guidance you need to build and maintain the comprehensive, high-quality collection your customers demand. Get expert advice on: a- selecting material from serial to CD-ROMs; b- participating effectively in the budget process; and c- evaluating your existing collections and vendors. Developed by ALA's Association for Library Collections & Technical Services, this blueprint for a collection-development training program can be easily adapted to meet the collection management goals and organizational structures found in libraries of all types and sizes. Outlines for training are given in these areas, among many others: collection and development policies; selection and review processes; weeding and deselection; and navigating electronic networks. The guide divides training into three skill levels, supplies a curriculum framework matched to collection duties, and identifies competencies achievable after training.


Guide To Developing A Library Music Collection

Author by : Robert Michael Fling
Languange : en
Publisher by : Amer Library Assn
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Description : Gids voor de muziekbibliothecaris voor de opbouw van een muziekcollectie in de bibliotheek.