ERIC Number: EJ611787
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Navigating the Parallel Universe: Education for Collection Management in the Electronic Age.
Blake, Virgil L. P.; Surprenant, Thomas T.
Library Trends, v48 n4 p891-922 Spr 2000
Focuses on the selection and decision-making aspects of the Edelmen model of collection development. Reviews challenges facing library/information studies education and the place of collection development within that context. Considers implications for the library/information center of the rise of a new class of resources. Suggests that a more comprehensive approach to the preparation of library/information service professionals with collection management responsibilities is required. (Contains 81 references.) (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue, "Collection Development in an Electronic Environment."