Working with Library Collections : An Introduction for Support Staff
*Know how to use an integrated library system and other appropriate online tools.
*Know the basic principles of collection development and management.
*Assist with decisions regarding selection, de-selection, retention and replacement of all types of library resources.
*Know the basic principles, and can apply, the appropriate procedures to the processes that provide users with access to a wide variety of content.
*Know the various ways in which content, in multiple formats, is produced and distributed to libraries.
*Understand the value of resource sharing agreements and apply them to collection decisions.
*Know and use the recognized standard evaluative sources to assist with collection development.
*Know the principles and basic practices regarding the preservation of library resources.
*Apply appropriate methods and techniques for accurate preparation of library resources
*Explain and apply policies regarding library collections.
- Paperback | 196 pages
- 177 x 253 x 11mm | 399g
- 10 Jan 2017
- ROWMAN & LITTLEFIELD
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Lanham, MD, United States
- 8 Tables, unspecified; 32 Halftones, black and white; 1 Illustrations, black and white
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Table of contents
List of Tables and Textboxes
Editorial Advisory Board
PART I COLLECTIONS
Chapter 1: Library Collections Today
Chapter 2: Collection Development
Chapter 3: Selection
Chapter 4: Acquisitions
Chapter 5: Collection Management
Chapter 6: Inventory and Deselection
PART II TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGY
Chapter 7: Technology Tools and Services
Chapter 8: Collection Statistics and Use
PART III COLLECTION CARE
Chapter 9: Preparing Materials for Circulation
Chapter 10: Preservation and Security
Chapter 11: Basic Material Repair
About the Author
About Hali R. Keeler