Collection Development and Collection Evaluation: A Sourcebook

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Scarecrow Press, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 421 pages
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Ideal for collection managers at any level, as well as for students, this selective guide to the literature contains approximately 2,000 citations to books, periodical articles, theses, and scholarly papers in English. Of value not only for its theoretical insights but also for its practical advice, the core literature shows a progression of ideas from managing collections in Guy R. Lyle's day through analyses of present day evaluation techniques and predictions about future technological advances. Arrangement of entries is alphabetical by author, with a comprehensive subject index, examples of collection development policies, ALA and other standards, and a glossary.
 

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Contents

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
1
COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY ON COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT
29
COLLECTION EVALUATION
75
COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY ON COLLECTION EVALUATION
114
COMPREHENSIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY ON ACQUISITIONS
139
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
181
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR OHIO STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
183
WILLIAM PATERSON COLLEGE Paterson New Jersey
195
FILM CENTER MATERIALS SELECTION POLICY
203
FRONT RANGE COMMUNITY COLLEGE LIBRARY Denver Colorado
209
STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED BY THE AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION THAT GOVERN COLLECTION DEVELOP...
221
GLOSSARY OF TERMS ASSOCIATED WITH COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND LIBRARY TELECOMMUNICATIONS FOR NETWORKIN...
397
SUBJECT INDEX
415
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
422
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\Michael R. Gabriel is Associate Professor at the library of Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. In addition to many articles and professional papers regarding collection development, he has published monographs on microforms and on the use of new technologies in libraries.

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