ERIC Number: EJ298487
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Applying New Theories to Library Selection.
Shearer, Kenneth D.
Drexel Library Quarterly, (Foundations for Library Practice) v19 n2 p73-90 Spr 1983
Describes three selection theories and concepts from other disciplines which are used to explain matters of selection and constitute a diverse array of approaches in rethinking problems of library selection: random selection in statistics, theory of natural selection in biology, and gatekeeper theory in field of communication. Ten sources are given. (EJS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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