Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

A Guide for Libraries

Book - 2002
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A flurry of controversy erupts whenever anyone comes up with a best book list. Libraries face challenges in selecting a nucleus of best books, while making sure their best of are actually used by library customers. This handbook offers step-by-step instructions on not only how to build a core collection from scratch but also how to maintain and revitalize an existing collection. Building on the basics, it offers advice on developing a collection policy statement, selecting user-appropriate sources and ultimately serving your constituency with the best possible collection.
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2002
ISBN: 9780838908198
0838908195
Branch Call Number: 025.21 A316
025.21 A316
Characteristics: x, 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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