ERIC Number: ED390434
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
A Manual for Michigan State Documents Depository Libraries.
Michigan Library, Lansing.
This manual contains information about the Michigan Documents Depository Library Program as administered by the Library of Michigan, a brief history of the program, the types of publications distributed, and guidance on handling and processing depository shipments. The first section briefly outlines the history of the Michigan documents depository library program. Section 2, "Library of Michigan Administration of the Depository Program," contains details about the role the Library of Michigan plays in overseeing the program, a profile of the member libraries, some general procedures, and information about how depository documents are distributed. The third section, "Guidelines for Managing a Michigan Documents Depository," explains how depository documents should be dealt with after their arrival at the depository, including technical processing, claim procedures, and retention and weeding policies. "Resources for Effective Public Services," the fourth section, serves as an introduction to document acquisition and to some online search tools; it includes a suggested core list of Michigan state documents. Seven appendices contain laws pertaining to the depository library program, a directory of the depository library system, a sample shipping list, classification scheme, filing rules, a bibliographic aid for locating pre-1952 documents, and a document price list. (BEW)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Michigan Library, Lansing.
Identifiers: Historical Background; Library of Michigan; Michigan