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Library Collection Management

James H Hyde

ISBN 10: 8178881446 / ISBN 13: 9788178881447
Published by Dominant Pub, 2003
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Contents: Preface. 1. Existence of libraries. 2. Library's community. 3. Collection development plan. 4. Collection development process. 5. Staff collection, procedure and library. 6. Philosophy of collection development.7. Collection development policy. 8. Collection development: role of selection. 9. Integrated Library Systems (I.L.S.) and collection development management. 10. Modern collection development management. 11. Online collection management. 12. Digital technology in collection management. 13. Collection development and performance measurement. 14. Collection development: staffing and organization. 15. Future of collection development management. 16. Evaluating collections. 17. Practical procedures: weeding, storage and preservations. "In earlier times, many libraries gained a book stock by purchasing a good private collection or obtaining a valuable donation, today's libraries utilise a variety of methods, computer assisted and manual, to develop an inventory of materials - books, periodicals, films, sound and video recordings, microforms, maps, music etc. - that will meet the anticipated needs of their clientele. "The present work is the collection of different articles and papers written by some of the best librarians, many of whom have vast experience in both libraries and writing. It represents an attempt to forecast the increasingly complex and dynamic interplay between the evolving system of scholarly communication and the collection management function of libraries." (jacket)No. 32375 366 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 48862

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Title: Library Collection Management

Publisher: Dominant Pub

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:New

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