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Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections An Introduction

ISBN-10: 1555706517
ISBN-13: 9781555706517
Edition: 2011
Authors: Vicki L. Gregory
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 300
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Covering virtually every aspect of its subject, this book offers guidance for students & beginning librarians as well as advice & new ideas for experienced practitioners.

List of Figures
CD-ROM Contents
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Impact of New Technologies on Collection Development and Management
Overview
The Long Tail
Web 2.0/Social Networking
The Information Commons, Open Access Serials, and Open Source Software
Globalization
Vocabulary
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Assessing User Needs and Marketing the Collection to Those Users
Overview
Who and What Will Be Studied?
Where Are Data Collected?
When Should the Data Be Collected?
How Are the Data Interpreted?
Tips for a Good Study
Marketing Your Collection
Conclusion
Vocabulary
Activities
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Collection Development Policies
Overview
Purpose of Collection Development Policies
Basic Elements of a Collection Development Policy
Vocabulary
Activities
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Selection Sources and Processes
Overview
Considerations in the Selection Process
Selection Criteria
Selection Teams
Selection Differences for Internet Resources
Tools for Acquiring and Selecting Materials
General Review Sources Online
Other Selection Means
Open Access Movement
Vocabulary
Activity
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Acquisitions
Overview
The Principal Goal of Library Acquisitions
The Nature of Library Resources
Sources of Library Materials
Gifts and Exchanges
Vocabulary
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Budgeting and Fiscal Management
Overview
Accountability
Types of Budgets
Budget Scenarios
Setting Budget Priorities
Gathering Information for a Library Materials Budget Request
Consortium Purchases
Bookkeeping Terminology 101
Activity
References
Selected Readings
Assessment and Evaluation of the Collection, Including Deselection (Weeding)
Overview
Evaluating or Assessing the Collection
Deselection or Weeding the Collection
Conclusion
Vocabulary
Discussion Questions
Activity
References
Selected Readings
Cooperative Collection Development and Resource Sharing
Overview
Library Consortia
Cooperative Collection Development Defined
Benefits and Challenges of Cooperative Collection Development
Consortial and Access Relationships
Interlibrary Loan
Conclusion
Vocabulary
Case Study
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Legal Issues in Collection Development
Overview
Copyright and Licensing
Digital Rights Management
Donations: Legal and Tax Issues
Diversity Issues
Americans with Disabilities Act Issues
Vocabulary
Activities
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Professional Ethics and Intellectual Freedom
Overview
Professional Ethics
Intellectual Freedom and Censorship
Vocabulary
Discussion Questions
Activity
References
Selected Readings
Preservation
Overview
Preservation of Books and Other Physical Objects
Preservation Microfilming
Disaster Plans
Preservation of Digital Objects
Is Digitized Information Preserved (or Preservable)?
Who Should Archive an Electronic Resource?
Who Should Be Concerned with Preservation Issues?
Conclusion
Vocabulary
Activity
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
The Future of Collection Development and Management
Overview
Views on the Future of Collection Development
Conclusion
Discussion Questions
References
Selected Readings
Bibliography of Selected Readings
Index
About the Author

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