Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management (3rd by Peggy Johnson

By Peggy Johnson

During this sweeping revision of a textual content that has turn into an authoritative ordinary, specialist teacher and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the paintings of controlling and updating library collections, even if situated in the neighborhood or accessed remotely. every one bankruptcy deals entire insurance of 1 point of assortment improvement and administration, together with quite a few feedback for additional interpreting and narrative case reviews exploring the problems. Thorough attention is given to:

  • Traditional administration subject matters equivalent to association of the gathering, weeding, staffing, and policymaking.
  • Maintaining efficient relationships with owners and publishers, and different very important paying for and budgeting topics.
  • The results of speedily altering info supply and entry applied sciences, the evolving wishes and expectancies of library clients, and new roles for topic specialists.
  • Marketing, liaison actions, and outreach.
  • Scholarly communication
  • Johnson bargains a accomplished journey of this crucial self-discipline and situates the elemental principles of assortment improvement and administration in historic and theoretical standpoint, bringing this contemporary vintage totally as much as date.

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