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Crash course in collection development

Author: Wayne Disher
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007.
Series: Crash course series (Westport, Conn.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides an introduction to collection development, which utilizes the connection between a library and community, and discusses the career responsibilities, and includes assessing and evaluating, managing library budgets, selecting materials, reviewing various sources, and fielding complaints.
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Disher, Wayne.
Crash course in collection development.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
(OCoLC)608313058
Online version:
Disher, Wayne.
Crash course in collection development.
Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2007
(OCoLC)609024046
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Disher
ISBN: 9781591585596 1591585597
OCLC Number: 123119569
Description: xiii, 179 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: Library collections --
The library and its community --
Collection assessment and evaluation --
Collection development policies --
Statistics for collection developers --
Managing collection budgets --
Selecting library materials --
Reviews and reviewing sources --
Acquisitions --
The publishing industry --
Collection maintenance --
Mending and preserving --
Collection promotion and merchandising --
Handling complaints about the collection --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Crash course series (Westport, Conn.)
Responsibility: Wayne Disher.
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Suitable for formal library and information science training and working in small, rural libraries; this guide helps librarians learn community analysis and developing collection policies. It teaches  Read more...

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