Recruiting, Educating, And Training Librarians For Collection Development

Hardcover | April 1, 1994

EditorPeggy Johnson, Sheila S. Intner

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At a time of shrinking budgets and increasing demands, libraries are facing problems in meeting their needs for new collection development specialists. This volume proposes creative solutions to the three significant problems experienced by library administrators: attracting new collection development librarians, educating them in appropriate library school programs, and training them to perform their jobs. The chapters in this book, written by leading collection development officers, practitioners, and educators, cover innovative ways of looking at the entire range of collection development activities, from goals and objectives in staff development for collection work to scenarios from the next millennium.

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At a time of shrinking budgets and increasing demands, libraries are facing problems in meeting their needs for new collection development specialists. This volume proposes creative solutions to the three significant problems experienced by library administrators: attracting new collection development librarians, educating them in appr...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 9.1 × 6.3 × 0.93 inPublished:April 1, 1994Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313285616

ISBN - 13:9780313285615

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.,."this collection of papers was assembled for "interested library administrators, collection development librarians, library educators, and students....,."the editors have succeeded in bringing together a series of well written papers that this audience will find both interesting and informative....library administrators, library/information science educators, collection development librarians and students have papers that will serve as the catalyst for lively discussions for some time."-Collection Management