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The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources, 3rd Edition (Library and Information Science Text Series)

Van Orden, Phyllis J.

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ISBN 10: 1563088045 / ISBN 13: 9781563088049
Published by Libraries Unlimited, U.S.A., 2001
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1563088045 Like new condition The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts, Practices, and Information Sources Third Edition (Library and Information Science Text Series) By: Phyllis Van Orden (Author), Phyllis J. Orden (Author), Kay Bishop (Author) Series: Library and Information Science Text Series Paperback: 384 pages Publisher: Libraries Unlimited; 3 edition (December 2001) Language: English ISBN-10: 1563088045 ISBN-13: 978-1563088049 Product Dimensions: 10 x 7 x 0.9 inches. Bookseller Inventory # Z1563088045Z1

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Title: The Collection Program in Schools: Concepts,...

Publisher: Libraries Unlimited, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Soft Cover

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Updated to cover the latest opportunities and complexities posed by new technologies, this guide gives readers a comprehensive overview of the processes and procedures of developing, maintaining, and evaluating a collection at the building level. After describing the environment within which the collection exists, the authors present principles, techniques, and common practices of collection development. They discuss the issues that affect all collections, but must be resolved in accordance with the needs and goals of a particular collection, suggesting approaches to handling a wide range of situations and demands. Sources of support, including documents, agencies, associations, and Web sites, are also identified. In this edition, Van Orden and Bishop cover copyright (fair use) issues and Internet (acceptable use) policies in greater detail. They also address developing technologies (such as e-books, web sites and virtual libraries) in terms of their impact on information access, resource sharing, a

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PHYLLIS J. VAN ORDEN, a consultant, is former Director, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Washington, Seattle. She was named a Lillian Bradshaw Scholar at Texas Woman's University and has received the Blackwell North America Scholarship Award.KAY BISHOP is Associate Director, School of Library and Information Science, University of South Florida, Tampa.

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