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Collection development for libraries

G. E. Gorman

Collection development for libraries

by G. E. Gorman

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Published by Bowker-Saur in association with Centre for Information Studies, Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: - Includes index.

StatementG.E. Gorman and B.R. Howes.
SeriesTopics in library and information studies
ContributionsHowes, B. R. 1930-
The Physical Object
Pagination(564)p. ;
Number of Pages564
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22366553M
ISBN 100408301007

Collection Development Librarians at the GW Libraries are responsible for developing collections to fit the needs of individual academic departments and programs. Each librarian has assigned responsibility for departments or on: Washington, DC The Obligation of Libraries. For me, the discussion raised another issue: is the library’s obligation to the existing demographics of the community or to a more diversified perspective? Specifically, consider collection development, programming, and displays. Should we offer only that which applies to our known community’s demographics?

Collection development is the process of evaluating what is published and making purchasing recommendations based on these evaluations. Librarians identify the best resources for their constituencies based on the mission of their organization and the needs of their users. Collection Development Note: We You think if you let that book sit there for just one more year it may finally get checked out-if anyone can tell it is a book through the layers of dust. Let me bring you over to the delightfulness of weeding your collection. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives An agency of the Education and. The Pepperdine Libraries Collection Development Policy establishes both priorities for selection and criteria for withdrawal of resources in the Libraries' collection. Book and journal requests should be sent to the subject liaison librarian.

  Collection development is a process of building up and improving the collection in the library and it is a very important function of a library. Collection development is now viewed as being a part of the wider activity of collection management, which includes "collection policy development, materials budget allocation, selection, collection. NoveList Complete. NoveList Complete is the most comprehensive solution available for connecting libraries with readers, offering a package which includes traditional reading recommendation databases, as well as catalog and promotional services. Collection development for libraries. London ; New York: Bowker-Saur ; Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.: Centre for Information Studies, Riverina-Murray Institute of Higher Education, © (OCoLC)


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedCollection development policies Collection development policies (also known as collection development policy statements) have pdf valuable tools for many collection development and management librarians in academic libraries.

Fourie () defines a collection development policy (CDP) as “the written statement thatFile Size: KB.Columbia University Libraries has taken a leading role in the development of collaborative collection development initiatives in order to ensure that, collectively, Columbia and its partners extend and maximize both collections budgets and consortial resource sharing networks in ways that will capture and preserve more of the world's.The foundations of collection development stem from the goal of minimizing waste and ebook efficiencies across communities.

This assists in leveraging common resources and provides a collective source for information. These goals that underpin collection development are a key aspect of the goals of libraries and library associations.