Acquisitions and collection development

Collection Development in the Digital Age   Collection Development in the Digital Age
Edited by Maggie Fieldhouse and Audrey Marshall

This topical edited collection is cross-sectoral and international in scope, drawing together the perspectives of practitioners and academics at the forefront of modern collection development. They explore . . .

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Customer-based Collection Development   Customer-based Collection Development
An overview

Edited by Karl Bridges

This essential guide to customer-based/patron-driven collection development will allow librarians to navigate the rapid changes in what users expect of libraries. The traditional "top down" . . .

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Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 3rd edition   Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management, 3rd edition
Peggy Johnson

In this sweeping revision of a text that has become an authoritative standard, expert instructor and librarian Peggy Johnson addresses the art of controlling and updating library collections, whether located . . .

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Managing Acquisitions in Library and Information Services, 3rd edition   Managing Acquisitions in Library and Information Services, 3rd edition
Liz Chapman

This is the definitive text on procedures and practice in acquisitions. It approaches the acquisitions process logically, from requests through to the checking, ordering and receipt of library materials. . . .

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Managing Information Resources in Libraries   Managing Information Resources in Libraries
Collection management in theory and practice

Peter Clayton and G. E. Gorman

Libraries and information services are being transformed by the increasing availability of electronic information. The management of information resources in libraries is of greater, not lesser importance . . .

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