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ERIC Number: EJ485204
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-9769
Evaluating Public Library Collections: Why Do It, and How to Use the Results.
Intner, Sheila S.; Futas, Elizabeth
American Libraries, v25 n5 p410-12 May 1994
Discusses evaluation procedures for public libraries. Topics addressed include accountability; cooperation among libraries; economic factors; evaluation options, including the use of staff and/or consultants; problems uncovered; and factors to consider when deciding to keep or discard materials, including community needs, circulation statistics, shelf allocation, and user perceptions. (LRW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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