ERIC Number: ED183142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Collection Development: Papers Presented April 6, 1978.
Pettit, Katherine D., Ed.
Three conference papers on the formulation of collection development policies are presented in this report: (1) Richard W. Blood, Assistant Professor and Social Sciences Bibliographer, General Libraries, University of Houston, discusses both the theoretical considerations behind an academic library's decision to write such a policy and the attributes of a good collection development document; (2) Gerald Bishop, Head Librarian, Bibliography Department, General Libraries, University of Texas at Austin, reports on the experience of writing such a policy for a large academic library, and the value of that policy in the on-going process of collection management; and (3) Michael J. Benedict, Co-Ordinator of Materials Selection, Houston Public Library, shares his experience of creating the collection development statements of a large public library. (Author)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Conference of the Texas Library Association (65th, Fort Worth, TX, April 5-6, 1978).