Developing An Outstanding Core Collection
A Guide for LibrariesBook - 2002
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
Branch Call Number: 025.21 A316
Characteristics: x, 192 p. : ill. ; 23 cm