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Crash Course in Collection Development

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by Wayne Disher
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591585597

ISBN-13: 9781591585596

Pub. Date: 09/30/2007

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Created for those with little formal LIS training working in small, rural libraries, this guide will also be useful for librarians who are new to this area of service or need to brush up on their skills. In a volume covering everything from community analysis through developing collection policies, librarians will learn how to use reviews to acquire materials as

Overview

Created for those with little formal LIS training working in small, rural libraries, this guide will also be useful for librarians who are new to this area of service or need to brush up on their skills. In a volume covering everything from community analysis through developing collection policies, librarians will learn how to use reviews to acquire materials as well as to help weed the collection, and get hints for simple repair or rebinding items. Attention is given to marketing the collection to patrons, and to handling censorship issues when collections are challenged.

This new entry in the Crash Course Series explaining collection development was created for those with little formal LIS training working in small, rural libraries. The guide will also be useful for librarians who are new to this area of service or need to brush up on their skills. In a volume covering everything from community analysis through developing collection policies, librarians will learn how to use reviews to acquire materials as well as to help weed the collection, how to market the collection to patrons, and how to handle censorship issues when collections are challenged.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591585596
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Series:
Crash Course Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Library Collections

Chapter 2: The Library and Its Community

Chapter 3: Collection Assessment and

Chapter 4: Collection Development Policies

Chapter 5: Statistics for Collection Development

Chapter 6: Managing Collection Budgets

Chapter 7: Selecting Library Materials

Chapter 8: Reviews and Reviewing Sources

Chapter 9: Acquisitions

Chapter 10: The Publishing Industry

Chapter 11: Collection Maintenance

Chapter 12: Mending and Preserving

Chapter 13: Collection Promotion and Merchandising

Chapter 14: Handling Complaints about the Collection

Conclusion

Index

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