ERIC Number: ED039903
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-May
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Cooperative Resources Development; A Report on a Shared Acquisitions and Retention System for METRO Libraries.
This report assesses the programs of the Shared Acquisitions and Retention System (SHARES) project during its early phases of development. Emphasis is placed on the limited shared acquisitions and retention programs that SHARES has undertaken during its first year. Recommendations include: (1) development of beginning program of cooperative acquisitions, (2) emphasis on the development of richer resources (shared acquisitions) rather than emphasis of the more negative aspect of loss of infrequently used resources (shared retention), (3) cooperative purchasing of resources, (4) formation of a coordinating committee to advise and guide SHARES in resource development and (5) production of a directory of unique resources available in the metropolitan area. (MF)
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Authoring Institution: New York Metropolitan Reference and Research Library Agency, NY.