Guide to Review of Library Collections

Author: Dennis K. Lambert
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 1461658985
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
New technologies are making information more fluid, but what does this mean for information providers? Without a doubt, it means that traditional roles are evolving and that the task of providing information demands greater expertise in exploiting new technologies and navigating their uncharted ebbs and flows of information.

Guide to Review of Library Collections

Author: Lenore Clark
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838933961
Format: PDF, Kindle
Download Now
Designed to assist librarians and others who review materials in general collections for preservation, storage, or withdrawal, this guide is based on review and study of the literature, examination of a variety of existing policies, and comments and contributions from committee members, consultants asnd professionals colleagues. It is intended for those with responsibility for collection management, preservation and library administration.

Guide to Cooperative Collection Development

Author: Association for Library Collections & Technical Services. Collection Management and Development Committee. Subcommittee on Guide to Cooperative Collection Development
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838934449
Format: PDF, ePub
Download Now
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 for Training Collection Development Librarians

Author: American Library Association. Subcommittee on Guide for Training Collection Development Librarians
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 9780838934630
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
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.

Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management

Author: Peggy Johnson
Publisher: American Library Association
ISBN: 0838909728
Format: PDF, Docs
Download Now
Addresses the art of controlling and updating your library's collection. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book.