ERIC Number: EJ436268
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Developing Special Collections in the '90s: A "fin-de-siecle" Perspective.
Ryan, Michael T.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v17 n5 p288-93 Nov 1991
Discusses trends in the future of higher education and considers the possible resulting challenges for libraries, particularly the development of special collections. Topics discussed include management, developing cost-benefit measures, considering possible new users, inter-library cooperation, developing quality by communicating standards and designing measures of assessment, and documentation strategies. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Trends, Evaluation Methods, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Library Administration, Library Collection Development, Library Cooperation, Library Expenditures, Library Standards, Measurement Techniques, Quality Control, Users (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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