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ERIC Number: ED300024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Monograph Selection, Acquisition, and Management. CE 563.
Woelfl, Nancy N.; And Others
This course guide outlines the objectives and content for a one-day intermediate level continuing education course on monograph selection, acquisition, and management for health sciences librarians in medium to large-sized hospital libraries. Topics include: (1) characteristics of the scientific and technical monograph; (2) principles of collection development; (3) elements of a written collection development policy; (4) principles of selection, including specific criteria and resources; (5) the materials budget; (6) acquisition methods and procedures; (7) automation of selection and acquisition; (8) financial and statistical reports; (9) inventory and weeding; and (10) collection evaluation. The appendix includes a sample collection development policy, and references are listed throughout. (MES)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Medical Library Association, Chicago, IL.