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Problems of collection development in special libraries

By M. S. Sridhar


Discusses factors affecting collection development, scope, definition and process of collection development, highlights importance of collection development policy manual, presents peculiar circumstances and background of document acquisition transaction in libraries, points out many problems relating to document selection and document procurement processes. Discusses various types of vendor-controlled order plans with their merits and demerits. In conclusion other problems concerned with technical reports, microforms, vendor-controlled order plans and journal subscription are mentioned

Topics: JA. Acquisitions.
Publisher: Centre for Library and Information Studies
Year: 1995
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