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Crash Course in Collection Development /

by Disher, Wayne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Libraries unlimited crash course series.Publisher: Santa Barbara : Libraries Unlimited, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 139 pages ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9781610698139 ; .Subject(s): Collection development (Libraries) -- United States | Small libraries -- Collection development -- United States | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Collection Development | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / GeneralOnline resources: WorldCat Details
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Table of contents Library collections -- The library and its community -- Collection assessment and evaluation -- Collection development policies -- Statistics for collection developers -- Managing collection budgets -- Selecting library materials -- Reviews and reviewing sources -- Acquisitions -- The publishing industry -- Collection maintenance -- Mending and preserving -- Collection promotion and merchandising -- Handling complaints about the collection -- Collections for the digital age.
Summary: "This indispensable resource provides tools for collection management in public libraries, featuring essential strategies for inventory assessment, market analysis, budgeting, marketing, and customer service. This book is a must-have for those just entering the field or professionals in need of a refresher in effective library operations"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Library collections -- The library and its community -- Collection assessment and evaluation -- Collection development policies -- Statistics for collection developers -- Managing collection budgets -- Selecting library materials -- Reviews and reviewing sources -- Acquisitions -- The publishing industry -- Collection maintenance -- Mending and preserving -- Collection promotion and merchandising -- Handling complaints about the collection -- Collections for the digital age.

"This indispensable resource provides tools for collection management in public libraries, featuring essential strategies for inventory assessment, market analysis, budgeting, marketing, and customer service. This book is a must-have for those just entering the field or professionals in need of a refresher in effective library operations"--

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