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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management 2nd Edition

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ISBN-10: 0838909728

ISBN-13: 9780838909720

Edition: 2nd 2009

Authors: Peggy Johnson

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In this fully updated revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art in controlling and updating your library's collection. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development, including suggestions for further reading and a narrative case study exploring the issue. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book. Topics covered include Organization and staffing, Policymaking and budgeting, Purchasing and weeding, Marketing, and many more. Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in…    
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: American Library Association
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Figures
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Introduction to Collection Management and Development
Organization and Staffing
Policy, Planning, and Budgets
Developing Collections
Managing Collections
Marketing, Liaison, and Outreach Activities
Collection Analysis: Evaluation and Assessment
Cooperative Collection Development and Management
Scholarly Communication
Professional Resources for Collection Development and Management
Selection Aids
Sample Collection Development Policy Statements
Contracts and Licensing Terms