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Collection development and collection evaluation

a sourcebook
  • 421 Pages
  • 1.92 MB
  • English
Scarecrow Press , Metuchen, NJ
Collection development (Libraries) -- United States., Collection development (Libraries) -- United States -- Evalua


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Statementby Michael R. Gabriel.
LC ClassificationsZ687.2.U6 G33 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 421 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1083993M
ISBN 100810828774
LC Control Number94007697

Ideal for collection managers at any level, as well as for students, this selective guide to the literature contains approximately 2, citations to books, periodical articles, theses, and scholarly papers in English.

Of value not only for its theoretical insights but also for its practical Pages:   Collection development and management practices, like most everything in the library world, are changing rapidly, and forthcoming new editions of our Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, by Peggy Johnson, and Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections, by Vicki Gregory, will fill different gaps created by this by:   Collection Development and Collection Evaluation by Michael R.

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Gabriel,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(2). Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections: An Introduction, Second Edition 7 Assessment and Evaluation of the Collection, Including Deselection (Weeding) and easy to read that should be an essential book for the practice of collection management in libraries, given its comprehensive vision and the.

Managing and Analyzing Your Collection: A Practical Guide for Small Libraries and School Media Centers. Chicago: American Library Association, Kachel, Debra E. Collection Assessment and Management for School Libraries: Preparing for Cooperative Collection Development. Greenwood professional guides in school librarianship.

ALA Library Fact Sheet 15 - Weeding Library Collections: A Selected Annotated Bibliography for Library Collection Evaluation Annotated bibliography of resources informing on the process of discarding books from a library collection, with emphasis on collection development and collection evaluation methodologies.; Professional Tips Wiki page on Collection Development The ALA Library has.

"the systematic evaluation of the quality of a library collection to determine the extent to which it meets the library's service goals and objectives and the information needs of its clientele.

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Deficiencies are addressed through collection development." Evaluation is important for a number of reasons. Libraries should adopt collection development and maintenance policies that include criteria for evaluating materials.

Libraries continually develop their collections by adding and removing resources to maintain collections of current interest and usefulness to their communities. ordinate the evaluation and the description of the collections in the member libraries by giving recommendations and directions.

Library collections can be evaluated using collection-based or user-based methods. However, it is very useful to combine old and new collection evaluation models by. Evans () defines collection development as the “process of meeting the information needs of the people (a service population) in a timely and economic manner using information resources locally held as well as from other organizations” (p).

He states that collection development is a six component process. These components are: Figure: Collection development process (Evans, ). A term which encompasses a number of activities related to the development of the library collection, including the determination and coordination of selection policy, assessment of needs of users and potential users, collection use studies, collection evaluation, identification of collection needs, selection of materials, planning of resource.

factors including the collection development policy of each library, the library’s goals and objectives and collection evaluation are influenced by the collection development guidelines and standards whilst at the same time having an influence on such policies, guidelines and standards.

ers collection evaluation (Is it a “good” collection?) and assessment (Does it serve the community for which it is intended?). Two appendixes provide suggested “Selection Aids” and a library-centered “Glossary” of terms used in this book. The work of collection development and management is.

Collection development: comprehensive bibliography on collection development --Collection evaluation: comprehensive bibliography on collection evaluation --Comprehensive bibliography on acquisitions --Examples of collection development policies --National guidelines and standards regarding collection development and collection evaluation.

more than journals and over 2, books and book series volumes, as well as providing an extensive range of online collection development budgets, collection evaluation to determine the.

GUIDELINES FOR A COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY USING THE CONSPECTUS MODEL International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Section on Acquisition and Collection Development Foreword This booklet is a brief guide on how to write a collection development policy, making use of the Conspectus methodology.

This method of collection evaluation is the practice of checking a library collection against a list of notable books or materials to see if the collection includes these titles. This is the oldest method of collection evaluation, and its first recorded use occurs in by Charles Coffin Jewett at the Smithsonian Institution.

Bibz ® Online Ordering and Collection Development Tool. Search, select, and share lists. Build your collection with the power and flexibility of Bibz — Brodart's free online ordering and collection development tool — designed exclusively for libraries.

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A term which encompasses a number of activities related to the development of the library collection, including the determination and coordination of selection policy, assessment of needs of users and potential users, collection use studies, collection evaluation, identification of collection needs, selection of materials, planning of resource sharing, collection.

An annual collection development tool published with the help and support of two divisions of the American Library Association (ALA): the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) and the Collection Development and Evaluation Section of the Reference and User Services Association (CODES/RUSA).

collection development plans. Collection development is a cluster of functions which together shape the holdings of a library (Indian Library Association, ) (Figure 1). Various steps involved in collection development are: 1. Analysis of information need of the users. Formulation and implementation of selection policy to.

Packed with discussion questions, activities, suggested additional references, selected readings, and many other features that speak directly to students and library professionals, Gregory’s Collection Development and Management for 21st Century Library Collections is a comprehensive handbook that also shares myriad insightful ideas and approaches valuable to experienced : Vicki L.

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Gabriel. Evaluation completes the collection development c ycle and is closely tied to needs assessment activities. Collection evaluation involves both quantitative and qualitative values. • Collection development policy is the per-requisite of the every library irrespective of its size such as this policy is the expanded version of the purpose and mission of library.

• Deciding whether to acquire or reject an item by the staff the collection development policies places an important role. The Collection Development Training (CDT) pages are no longer being maintained. If you are interested in online training, please check out ABLE from the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

Please contact Library Development if you have further questions or concerns. This collection development policy states the principles and guidelines used by the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Kathryn A.

Martin Library in the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and maintenance of library materials. Definition of LIBRARY COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT in the dictionary. cooperative decision-making with other libraries or within library consortia Collection Evaluation Methods Some Library evaluation methods include: Checklists Method -Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Statistics -Citation Analysis -Network Usage Analysis.

The purpose of Collection Development Policy is to guide staff and inform the public about the principles upon which selections are made for the collection. The judgement of staff will be exercised within the framework o f this Policy, the stated goals and boundaries.

Monograph (Book) Collection Development policy. Purpose and Program Description. The Health Sciences Library (HSL) supports research and instruction in health sciences. It supports the needs of the CUMC campus, which is comprised of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, Mailman School of Public Health, the School.

Enhance understanding of the purpose and nature of collection development within the Libraries and the university community Scope of the Libraries' Collection The University of Georgia Libraries support the teaching, research and services of a large, diversified university with over 3, faculty and o students.IntroductionThese are the policies and plans used for the development of the collections of the Kenosha Public Library.

They define the makeup of the collection, specify what types of library materials are included in the collection, and explain the basis for making collection management decisions. The policy has been developed to serve as a guide for the public about library service as it.reasons for collection evaluation in presenting eleven aims, nine of which are those cited by Mosher in 1.

To search for more accurate understanding of the scope, depth and utility of collections. 2. To prepare a guide and a basis for collection development. 3. To aid in the preparation of a collection development policy.