ERIC Number: EJ424812
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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(Un)changing Factors in the Searching Environment: Collections, Collectors, and Users.
Mancall, Jacqueline C.
School Library Media Quarterly, v19 n2 p84-89 Win 1991
Describes factors in the current information searching environment that will affect collection emphasis, collector approaches, and user behaviors. Questions are raised about developing collections in an electronic era in terms of collection size, ownership considerations, content and selection practices, budgeting, and collection management. Approaches to instruction and broad strategies for positive change are discussed. (eight references) (SD)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Seeking, Learning Resources Centers, Library Administration, Library Collection Development, Library Instruction, Library Material Selection, Nonprint Media, Online Systems, School Libraries, Shared Library Resources, Use Studies, Users (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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