ERIC Number: EJ361430
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Organization of Collection Management Functions in Academic Research Libraries.
Cogswell, James A.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v13 n5 p268-76 Nov 1987
Identifies and discusses the eight principal functions necessary for effective collection management in academic research libraries. Six organizational models for collection management are described, and then evaluated according to how well each may facilitate those eight functions of effective management. (Author/CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Criteria, Financial Policy, Higher Education, Library Administration, Library Collection Development, Library Material Selection, Library Planning, Models, Policy Formation, Program Evaluation, Research Libraries, Shared Library Resources, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Media Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A