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ERIC Number: ED518390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 424
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8389-0972-0
Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management. Second Edition
Johnson, Peggy
ALA Editions
In this fully updated revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art in controlling and updating your library's collection. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development, including suggestions for further reading and a narrative case study exploring the issue. Johnson also integrates electronic resources throughout the book, covering topics on: (1) Organization and staffing; (2) Policymaking and budgeting; (3) Purchasing and weeding. Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in historical and theoretical perspective, bringing this modern classic fully up to date. Following prefaces to the first and second editions, chapters included are: (1) Introduction to Collection Management and Development; (2) Organization and Staffing; (3) Policy, Planning, and Budgets; (4) Developing Collections; (5) Managing Collections; (6) Marketing, Liaison, and Outreach Activities; (7) Collection Analysis: Evaluation and Assessment; (8) Cooperative Collection Development and Management; and (9) Scholarly Communication. Appended are: (1) Professional Resources for Collection Development and Management; (2) Selection Aids; (3) Sample Collection Development Policy Statements; and (4) Contracts and Licensing Terms. A glossary and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Library Association