Selecting Materials for Library Collections

Selecting Materials for Library Collections

by Linda S Katz, Linda S. Katz
     
 

ISBN-10: 078901520X

ISBN-13: 9780789015204

Pub. Date: 07/28/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Selecting Materials for Library Collections takes you step-by-step through the process of planning, building, and maintaining a quality library collection. This timely guide addresses the interests and concerns of academic and public libraries with expert advice on budgets, policies, and planning. The book examines print, non-print, and Internet selection resources,…  See more details below

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Selecting Materials for Library Collections takes you step-by-step through the process of planning, building, and maintaining a quality library collection. This timely guide addresses the interests and concerns of academic and public libraries with expert advice on budgets, policies, and planning. The book examines print, non-print, and Internet selection resources, including the OCLC WorldCat Database and ACQNET-L. It also looks at approval plans, the New Thought movement, international core title acquisition, selection techniques for a variety of specialty libraries -- and more -- to help you keep any collection relevant and up-to-date!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789015204
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/28/2004
Series:
Acquisitions Librarian Series
Pages:
286
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Dilemmas in Balancing a University Literature Collection (David Isaacson)

Selection of Music Materials (Stephen Luttmann)

Selecting and Acquiring Art Materials in the Academic Library: Meeting the

Needs of the Studio Artist (Elizabeth A. Lorenzen)

Native American Resources: A Model for Collection Development (Rhonda

Harris Taylor and Lotsee Patterson)

Selecting and Acquiring Library Materials for Chinese Studies in Academic

Libraries (Karen T. Wei)

Routes to Roots: Acquiring Genealogical and Local History Materials in a

Large Canadian Public Library (Arthur G. W. McClelland)

Building a Dental Sciences Collection in a General Academic Library (Eva

Stowers and Gillian Galbraith)

Nursing: Tools for the Selection of Library Resources (Janet W. Owens)

Acquisitions for Academic Medical and Health Sciences Librarians (Susan

Suess)

Collection Development in Public Health: A Guide to Selection Tools (Lisa

C. Wallis)

Selection in Exercise, Sport and Leisure (Mary Beth Allen)

Collection Development in a Maritime College Library (Jane Brodsky

Fitzpatrick)

Collecting the Dismal Science: A Selective Guide to Economics Information

Sources (Deborah Lee)

Collection Development Challenges for the 21st Century Academic Librarian

(Susan Herzog)

Crossing Boundaries: Selecting for Research, Professional Development and

Consumer Education in an Interdisciplinary Field, the Case of Mental Health

(Patricia Pettijohn)

Retrospective Collection Development: Selecting a Core Collection for

Research in "New Thought" (John T. Fenner and Audrey Fenner)

Stop the Technology, I Want to Get Off: Tips and Tricks for Media Selection

and Acquisition (Mary S. Laskowski)

The Approval Plan: Selection Aid, Selection Substitute (Audrey Fenner)

Index

Reference Notes Included

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