Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, by Johnson, Peggy
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- ISBN: 9780838909720 | 0838909728
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 2/28/2009
In this fully updated revision, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art in controlling and updating your library's collection. Each chapter offers complete coverage of one aspect of collection development, including suggestions for further reading and a narrative case study exploring the issue. Discussions of the importance and logistics of electronic resources are integrated throughout the book. Topics covered include Organization and staffing, Policymaking and budgeting, Purchasing and weeding, Marketing, and many more. Johnson offers a comprehensive tour of this essential discipline and situates the fundamental ideas of collection development and management in historical and theoretical perspective, bringing this modern classic fully up to date. Book jacket.