ERIC Number: ED105861
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Rationalizing the Collections Policy: A Computerized Approach.
Converse, W. R. M.; Standers, O. R.
The University of Calgary Library has developed an automated information system to aid decision making in the area of collections development. The traditional format for collections policies in a written description of the areas and levels where a particular institution is collecting actively. Using a computer-based management information system permits frequent and rapid updating by entering new data as required. The departmental library coordinators and the subject specialists work together to ensure that the system reflects present priorities. The system enables the library administration and the various advisory committees to obtain up-to-date information by having a sort done of the pertinent data fields. (Author/PF)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Calgary Univ. (Alberta). Library.
Note: Paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Information Science (3rd, Quebec, May 7 through 9, 1975)