Fundamentals Of Collection Development And Management / Edition 1

Fundamentals Of Collection Development And Management / Edition 1

by Peggy Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0838908535

ISBN-13: 9780838908532

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: ALA Editions

The ever-evolving field of collection development and management affects all parts of the library. Taking a fresh approach, this comprehensive guide outlines the step-by-step process of collection development and management. Expert librarian Peggy Johnson offers tips for organizing and staffing, conceiving policy and creating budgets, and developing, marketing, and

Overview

The ever-evolving field of collection development and management affects all parts of the library. Taking a fresh approach, this comprehensive guide outlines the step-by-step process of collection development and management. Expert librarian Peggy Johnson offers tips for organizing and staffing, conceiving policy and creating budgets, and developing, marketing, and evaluating collections. Drawing on the latest research, including ideas from business, management, organizational behavior, and sociology, you'll learn how to: allocate budgets determine what to buy based on usage and user needs market your collections integrate digital and traditional resources find partners for cooperative collection development Practical tools include forms and charts that adapt to any library and suggested references for selecting materials. Additional readings and case studies provide a reality check to apply practices and theories discussed. Combining history with theory, current thinking, and practical advice, this is a must-have resource for all library types as well as MLIS students, administrators, and librarians at every level of expertise.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780838908532
Publisher:
ALA Editions
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

Figuresv
Acknowledgmentsvii
Prefaceix
1Introduction to Collection Management and Development1
2Organization and Staffing32
3Policy, Planning, and Budgets65
4Developing Collections101
5Managing Collections138
6Marketing, Liaison, and Outreach Activities172
7Electronic Resources199
8Cooperative Collection Development and Management235
9Collection Analysis: Evaluation and Assessment268
AppendixSelection Aids299
Glossary307
Index327

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