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Managing information resources in libraries : collection management in theory and practice

Author: Peter Clayton; G E Gorman; Adela Clayton
Publisher: London : Library Association Publishing, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Library collection management in the electronic age is changing rapidly. This straightforward guide bridges the gap between older paper-based works and the new tools and IT skills-based systems that are being implemented in modern libraries.
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Genre/Form: Bibliography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Clayton; G E Gorman; Adela Clayton
ISBN: 9781856045810 1856045811 1856042979 9781856042970
OCLC Number: 85689281
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: xvi, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Managing information resources in context --
Collection management and collection development policies --
Conspectus --
Resource sharing and co-operative collection development --
Selection : policies and procedures --
Selection resources --
Acquitions processes and procedures --
Budget management --
Collection evaluation and review --
Preservation and weeding --
The literature of collection management.
Responsibility: Peter Clayton and G.E. Gorman ; bibliography compiled by Adela Clayton.

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The management of information resources in libraries is of greater importance in the digital world. This book encompasses different areas of collection management and cover topics, such as:  Read more...

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