ERIC Number: ED429610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
The Gifts and Exchange Function in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 241 and SPEC Flyer 241.
Denning, Catherine, Comp.
This SPEC Kit and Flyer focus on the gifts and exchange function in Association of Research (ARL) libraries. The survey was sent to 119 ARL institutions via e-mail; 62 usable replies were received. Results, discussed in the SPEC Flyer, highlight trends and effects of changes in library automation, staffing decreases, administrative reorganization, reexamination of gift policies, federal tax law changes, solutions regarding appraisals, and recent political upheavals and uncertainties around the world. The SPEC Kit contains: the survey questionnaire summarizing and tabulating results; a list of responding institutions; representative supporting documents, including a planning document, workflow charts, policies and procedures, donor information, deeds, and exchange labels/miscellaneous documents; and selected readings and World Wide Web sites. (AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Change, Higher Education, Library Automation, Library Development, Library Materials, Library Personnel, Library Services, Library Statistics, Library Surveys, Questionnaires, Research Libraries, World Wide Web
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Leadership and Management Services.