ERIC Number: ED251092
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
The Allocation of Materials Funds. SPEC Kit 36.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
This Association of Research Libraries (ARL) kit contains source documents providing information on the general background, statistics/criteria, formulas, and decision-making processes used in the allocation of materials funds in academic libraries. The kit comprises: (1) a working paper on "Guidelines for the Allocation of Library Materials Budgets" (Subcommittee of Collection Development Committee, Resources Section, Resources and Technical Services Division, American Library Association); (2) "Draft Background Paper on Book Fund Allocations" (University of California at Los Angeles); (3) "ARL's Collection Analysis Project" (Office of Management Studies); (4) "Book Fund Allocation Formula" (Colorado State University); (5) "Changes in Staff and Programs" (University of California at Davis); (6) "Allocation Background Information" (University of Washington); (7) "Book Budget Reallocations, 1976-1979" (University of California at Berkeley); (8) "Memos re Library Response to System Wide Formula for Allocation of Campus Book Budgets" (University of California at Davis); (9) "Guide to Allocation of Book Funds Questionnaire" (University of California at Davis); (10) "The Allocation of Funds within the UCLA Library System" (University of California at Los Angeles); (11) "Minutes--Unit Heads and Bibliographic Meeting" (University of California at Los Angeles); (12) "Guidelines for Budget Allocation for Library Materials" (University of Connecticut); (13) "Memos re 1976-1977 Book Budget" (University of Michigan); (14) "Book Acquisition in McMaster University: A Proposal for Change--Parts I and III" (McMaster University); (15) "Draft of Recommendations from Ad Hoc Selection Policy Committee" (Princeton University); and (16) "The Formulation and Organization of the Annual Program of Acquisitions" (University of Western Ontario). A 15-item bibliography and an evaluation sheet for this ARL Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) kit are provided. (THC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.