ERIC Number: ED382214
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jun-1
Reference Count: N/A
Acquisitions and Collection Development Round Table Proceedings Presented by the Committee on Resource Sharing and Coordinated Acquisitions of the Long Island Library Resource Council (Farmingdale, New York, June 1, 1994).
Gerstein, Christine Wondolowski, Comp.
Topics addressed at this round table discussion on resource sharing and cooperative acquisitions and collection development include the budget crisis, librarian-faculty collection development cooperation, weeding as a collection development function, and preservation through binding. This volume is composed of abstracts of each round table topic discussion. The budget discussion addressed the kinds of budget shortfalls, statistics for use in requesting funds, CD-ROM budgeting, and a useful procedure for preparing budget allocations (Wanda Dole). The presentation on librarian liaisons with teaching faculty lists useful strategies in encouraging faculty collaboration, and gives recommendations on maintaining positive public relations with faculty (Christine Wondolowski Gerstein). A case study involving librarian and nursing program faculty collaboration at Suffolk Community College (New York) is described (Frances M. Kelly). The discussion on binding included remarks from both university and public librarians on the binding of paperback and old books for preservation (Mary Osborne). The weeding section of the program addressed the following questions: What should be the goals of weeding?; Who should participate in weeding projects; Why do librarians not weed?; Do you weed the entire library or just selected subject areas?; What criteria are used in making weeding decisions?; and What is the disposition of the weeded books? (Marjorie Shapiro and Florence Scarinci) Each discussion segment is followed by a bibliography. A copy of the registration form and a list of committee members is provided. (MAS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Long Island Library Resources Council, Stony Brook, NY.