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ERIC Number: ED139399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Measures of Adequacy for Library Collections in Australian Colleges of Advanced Education. Report of a Research Project Conducted on Behalf of the Commission on Advanced Education. Volume 2.
Wainwright, E. J.; Dean, J. E.
This volume presents an extensive review of the literature relating to collection development in tertiary institution libraries, a bibliography, and appendices for the main report of "Measures of Adequacy for Library Collections in Australian Colleges of Advanced Education" (IR 004 761). The literature review includes sections on principles of collection development, quality and quantity of provision of materials, provision and availability of materials, cost, and methodology. The bibliography lists 26 bibliographic sources, 88 Australian studies, and 660 other studies relating to collection development. Statistical data, survey and test instruments, definitions, bibliographical aids in collection development, and an outline of quantitative standards suggested for college library collections are included in the appendices. (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Commission on Advanced Education, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Western Australian Inst. of Tech., Perth.
Identifiers - Location: Australia