ERIC Number: EJ575783
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Art of Collection Development: Reference Style.
Schmitt, John P.
Against the Grain, v10 n2 p28,30-31 Apr 1998
Discusses selecting for a reference collection, creative budgeting, cutting a deal, collection awareness (strengths/needs), Web site reviews, R-Net (reviews from diverse areas and institutions), and print vs. electronic reference products. Reference librarian adhere to high standards for reference book and Web sites, teach assessment techniques, communicate through review media and create useful links to reliable reference sources. (JMK)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Books, Budgets, Electronic Libraries, Evaluation Criteria, Librarians, Library Acquisition, Library Collection Development, Library Material Selection, Literature Reviews, Printed Materials, Reference Materials, Reference Services, Selection Tools, Standards, User Needs (Information), World Wide Web
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A