Crash Course in Collection Development

ISBN-10: 1610698134
ISBN-13: 9781610698139
Edition: 2nd 2014 (Revised)
Authors: Wayne Disher
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Description: Created for those with little formal LIS training working in small, rural libraries, this guide will also be useful for librarians who are new to this area of service or need to brush up on their skills. In a volume covering everything from  More...

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Book details

List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 9/26/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 139
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.276

Created for those with little formal LIS training working in small, rural libraries, this guide will also be useful for librarians who are new to this area of service or need to brush up on their skills. In a volume covering everything from community analysis through developing collection policies, librarians will learn how to use reviews to acquire materials as well as to help weed the collection, and get hints for simple repair or rebinding items. Attention is given to marketing the collection to patrons, and to handling censorship issues when collections are challenged.This new entry in the "Crash Course" Series explaining collection development was created for those with little formal LIS training working in small, rural libraries. The guide will also be useful for librarians who are new to this area of service or need to brush up on their skills. In a volume covering everything from community analysis through developing collection policies, librarians will learn how to use reviews to acquire materials as well as to help weed the collection, how to market the collection to patrons, and how to handle censorship issues when collections are challenged.

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