Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (Paperback)
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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (Paperback)

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Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 31/03/2018
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Technical Services Quarterly declared that the third edition `must now be considered the essential textbook for collection development and management...the first place to go for reliable and informative advice.' For the fourth edition expert instructor and librarian Johnson has revised and freshened this resource to ensure its timeliness and continued excellence. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, including numerous suggestions for further reading and narrative case studies exploring the issues. Thorough consideration is given to:

traditional management topics such as organization of the collection, weeding, staffing, and policy makingcooperative collection development and managementlicenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topicsimportant issues such as the ways that changes in information delivery and access technologies continue to reshape the discipline, the evolving needs and expectations of library users, and new roles for subject specialists, all illustrated using updated examples and datamarketing, liaison activities, and outreach.

Publisher: Facet Publishing
ISBN: 9781783302741
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 27 mm
Edition: 4th New edition


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This fourth edition will therefore undoubtedly find its way to library training...Even for those who already work in libraries, there is still a lot of valuable information to be found in the individual chapters. - InformatieProfessional (Dutch journal)
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