Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

A Guide for Libraries

Book - 2010
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In this practical handbook, newly updated for 2010, Carol Alabaster focuses on developing a collection with high-quality materials while saving time and money. She addresses key collection development questions, including * What criteria are used to identify a core title? * What is the process for making selections? * How is a collection maintained and improved? * How are core titles tracked in the library's acquisition and circulation systems?Packed with selection resources and sample core lists in seven subject areas, this soup-to-nuts manual will be useful whether you are starting from scratch or revitalizing an existing collection.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2010.
Edition: 2nd ed.
ISBN: 9780838910405
0838910408
Characteristics: x, 191 p. :,ill. ;,23 cm.

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