Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

Developing An Outstanding Core Collection

A Guide for Libraries

eBook - 2010
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Presents guidelines to developing a high-quality core library collection, and includes discussions on the philosophy behind core collections, strategies for their implementation, and lists containing selection criteria.

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First published in 2002, this second edition has been revised and updated to include additional online and print resources. Alabaster (collection development coordinator, Phoenix Public Library, retired) guides public librarians in developing a high-quality collection while saving time and money. Discussion of the philosophy behind core collections as well as strategies for their implementation and maintenance is included. A sample core list containing selection criteria and sources is supplied in the back. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2010
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780838999363
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 191 pages) : illustrations


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