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Author: G Edward Evans; Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Libraries Unlimited, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2012] ©2012
Series: Library and information science text series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"Now thoroughly revised for today's 21st-century library environment, this title provides a complete update of the classic Developing Library and Information Center Collections--the standard text and authority on collection development for all types of libraries and library school students since 1979"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Edward Evans; Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro
ISBN: 9781598848649 159884864X 9781598848632 1598848631
OCLC Number: 759915961
Awards: Winner of Best Professional Book of the Year, 2012 2013 (United States)
Description: xvi, 343 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: From selection to collection management --
Assessing user needs --
Selecting materials --
Acquiring materials --
Assessing collections and the library --
Cooperation, collaboration, and consortia issues --
Print, media, and related issues --
E-resources and technology issues --
Preservation issues --
Legal issues --
Access, ethics, and intellectual freedom. Introduction : Longevity of libraries ; Is reading dying or already dead? ; LIbraries' societal value beyond preserving information ; Content vs. the package ; Libraries' bright future --
From selection to collection management : Concepts and terms ; Collection management and library types ; Standards and guidelines ; Taking on collection management responsibilities --
Assessing user needs ; Concepts and terms ; Why spend the time and effort on service community studies? ; Data collecting and analysis techniques --
Selecting materials : Selection starting point: the collection management policy and its value ; Engaging in selection activities ; Variations in selection by library types ; Closing thoughts on selection: quality or demand --
Acquiring materials ; Acquiring collection materials ; Selecting the vendor ; Vendor evaluation ; Retail outlets ; Out-of-print and antiquarian dealers ; Fiscal management --
Assessing collections and the library : Collection assessment methodologies ; Deselection: weeding --
Cooperation, collaboration, and consortia issues : Background: Sharing collection items ; Shared collection building ; Sharing collection storage --
Reasons for engaging in joint ventures ; Collaboration on the personal level --
Print, media, related issues : Producers of library collection resources ; Types of producers ; Serial producers ; Media formats ; Government documents information --
E-resources and technology issues : Differences between traditional and e-resources ; Selection issues ; E-formats ; Managing electronic resources --
Preservation issues : Libraries and cultural patrimony --
Preserving the investment in the collection ; Digital preservation ; Conservation --
Legal issues : Gifts and the IRS ; Inventory control ; Lending rights and the first sale doctrine ; Copyright laws and libraries ; Licenses and contracts --
Access, ethics, and intellectual freedom : Libraries, the First Amendment, and intellectual freedom ; Ethics, personal beliefs, biases, and collection management ; Privacy ; Access: filtering ; Bibliotherapy: readers advisory activities.
Series Title: Library and information science text series.
Other Titles: Developing library and information center collections
Responsibility: G. Edward Evans and Margaret Zarnosky Saponaro.
Local System Bib Number:
ocn759915961

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