ERIC Number: EJ611776
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Electronic Resources: Are Basic Criteria for the Selection of Materials Changing?
Library Trends, v48 n4 p694-710 Spr 2000
The four basic criteria for the selection of library materials--quality, library relevancy, aesthetic and technical aspects, and cost--remain the same in the electronic era of information. What they mean and how they are used has changed. But even quality and cost, the two most controversial criteria, carry great importance for the responsible selection of electronic resources. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Note: Special issue, "Collection Development in an Electronic Environment."