ERIC Number: EJ408943
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
"A Social History of Madness"--Or, Who's Buying This Round? Anticipating and Avoiding Gaps in Collection Development.
Metz, Paul; Foltin, Bela, Jr.
College and Research Libraries, v51 n1 p33-39 Jan 1990
Argues that the internal organization of collection development and the nature of science and scholarship lead to inevitable gaps in collection development. The structural and intellectual causes of collection development gaps are analyzed, and a number of areas whose literatures are especially vulnerable to being ignored or overlooked by selectors are listed. (six references) (CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A