Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (Paperback)Peggy Johnson (author)
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Each chapter offers complete introductory coverage of one aspect of collection development and management, before including numerous suggestions for further reading and study. A range of practical case studies are included to illustrate and explore all of the issues discussed.
Content covered includes: traditional management topics including organization of the collection, demonstrating value, staffing, and policymakingcooperative collection development and managementlicenses, negotiation, contracts, maintaining productive relationships with vendors and publishers, and other important purchasing and budgeting topicschanges in information delivery and access technologies and how they continue to reshape the disciplinethe evolving needs and expectations of library usersnew roles for subject specialistsmarketing, liaison activities, and outreach. This book will be useful as a comprehensive introduction and learning tool for LIS students, a timely update for experienced librarians with new collection development and management responsibilities, and a handy reference resource for practitioners as they go about their day-to-day work.
Publisher: Facet Publishing
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 363 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 26 mm
Edition: 4th edition
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