ERIC Number: ED255216
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Cooperative Collection Development. SPEC Kit 111.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
A review of cooperative collection development activities among Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member institutions indicates that many are involved with local, statewide, or regional consortia that develop and operate one or more fairly traditional cooperative programs. This kit contains 11 documents illustrating cooperative activities: (1) "Newsletter, Report on the Serials Review Project" (Boston Library Consortium); (2) "Guidelines for University of California Library Acquisitions with Shared Purchase Funds--Collection Development Committee" (University of California Library Council); (3) "Plan for Conducting the National Collections Inventory Project (NCIP) in the University of California Libraries" (University of California, San Diego); (4) "Report on the Task Force on Resource-Sharing Activities" (University of California, Berkeley); (5) "Coordinated Cooperative Collection Development for Illinois Libraries. Volume I: A Description" (Illinois State Library); (6) "Cooperative Acquisitions Guidelines for Slavic and East European Materials" (Indiana University and University of Michigan); (7) "Resource Guide" (selected section; Long Island Library Resources Council); (8) "Mapping Information Resources in the Pacific Northwest: An Invitation to Participate" (Fred Meyer Charitable Trust); (9) "Summary of Consortium Programs for Collection Management and Resource Sharing" (Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area); (10) "North American Collection Inventory Project: A Brief Description" (Office of Management Studies); and (11) "Brief Instructions for Completing Conspectus Worksheets for the North American Inventory of Research Collections" (Office of Management Studies). (THC)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Consortia, Guidelines, Higher Education, Library Collection Development, Library Collections, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Research Libraries, Shared Services
Association of Research Libraries, Office of Management Studies, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($20.00 per kit, prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.