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Collection evaluation in academic libraries

a literature guide and annotated bibliography

by Thomas E. Nisonger

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Published by Libraries Unlimited in Englewood, Colo .
Written in English

  • Academic libraries -- Collection development -- Evaluation -- Bibliography.,
  • Collection development (Libraries) -- Evaluation -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementThomas E. Nisonger.
    LC ClassificationsZ675.U5 N58 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 271 p. ;
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1709372M
    ISBN 100872879259
    LC Control Number92011037

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All librarians with roles in collection management are advised to consult Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries., Technicalities About the Author Karen Kohn is the Collection Development Manager at Landman Library, Arcadia University, where she has conducted a usage-based collection evaluation and an analysis of student : Karen C.

Kohn. Bethany Latham, in Academic Libraries in the US and China, Other collection management tools. Another collection management tool the FDLP offers is a list of Suggested Core Collections for Academic Libraries, divided by library type.

Unlike the Basic Collection, acquiring and providing access to these titles is not mandatory. Libraries should adopt collection development and maintenance policies that include criteria for evaluating materials. Reasons for inclusion or removal of materials may include but are not limited to accuracy, currency, budgetary constraints, relevancy, content, usage, and community interest.

"Time for a Collection Checkup?" Choice, October (Vol. 45, no. 3), p. Weeding the Collection. Alternative Basic Library Education (ABLE), Course 4, from the Idaho Commission on Libraries.

Collection Evaluation. Sources Collection evaluation in academic libraries book Reviews may be needed to assist in evaluation. Evaluating School Media Collections. Baumbach, Donna J. and. : Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries: A Guide and Annotated Bibliography () by Nisonger, Thomas and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great Range: $ - $ Collection development in academic libraries Sanjay Patel L.

College of Pharmacy, Gujarat Technological University, Ahmedabad, India. Received 13 May, ; Accepted 10 August, This study discusses the Collection evaluation in academic libraries book of collection development in.

Collection analysis outcomes in an academic library Elizabeth Collection evaluation in academic libraries book, Rachel Longstaff and Doris Van Kampen Saint Leo University, Saint Leo, Florida, USA Abstract Purpose – The intent of this article is to illustrate outcomes and results of a collection analysis done by Cited by: Serving the countries and territories of the Arabic League and beyond, this e-book collection offers thousands of multidisciplinary Arabic e-books to support researchers.

The collection covers a wide range of academic subjects and features e. Howard White’s book is OOP but costs about £27 second hand on Amazon, or you can consult it in the British Library reading rooms in London. Collection evaluation techniques for academic libraries 1.

Collection evaluationtechniques for academiclibrariesSally HalperLead Content Specialist – Business & ManagementSocial Sciences Collections. COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND COLLECTION MANAGEMENT IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES INTRODUCTION In sections – a clear distinction is made between collection development and collection management.

This was done to clarify the parameters of each of these Size: KB. In the past, libraries were Collection evaluation in academic libraries book on the quality of their collection. It was generally assumed that libraries with larger collections were stronger libraries.

Thus, some accrediting associations evaluated school libraries by looking at the number of books that Collection evaluation in academic libraries book contained with little concern about whether those books were being used by the. Find, Borrow, Request.

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Place holds on Author: John Blosser. Collection assessment manual for college and university libraries. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, Lancaster FW. If you want to evaluate your library. 2d ed. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Nisonger TE.

Management of serials in libraries. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited Cited by: Citation analysis is a good research method to use in academic libraries on the university and college level when performing a collections evaluation.

This method is performed by studying bibliographies Collection evaluation in academic libraries book many sources such as student papers, faculty research publications, along with theses and dissertations.

libraries, in which they found that the overlap of serials titles cancelled Research in Academic Library Collection Management had grown from % to % Recognizing the need to look at serials collections collectively, the researchers created an aggregate library based on serials records from 10 ARL libraries, which they then used to ana­Author: Mary F Casserly.

book, Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries: A Literature Guide and Annotated Bibliography. Here they found guidance in his encapsulation of ten years of collection evaluation literature from through Much has happened in library collection and evaluation practice sinceand collection managers may be interested to see.

Approval Plans: Like many academic libraries, the E.S. Farley Library uses approval plans to assist in building collections. An approval plan is an arrangement by which a wholesaler assumes the responsibility for selecting and supplying all publications fitting a library's collection : Eddie Clem.

The mission of the Collection Development Department is to build and maintain a library collection that supports the academic and research needs of the LSU Health Sciences Center – New Orleans.

As such, the department is responsible for routine evaluation, selection, and acquisition of new resources in the subject areas that pertain to the. Evans () defines collection development as the “process of meeting the information needs of the people (a service population) in a timely and economic manner using information resources locally held as well as from other organizations” (p).

He states that collection development is a six component process. These components are: Figure: Collection development process. About the Book Studies Concentration.

The Book Studies Concentration is designed for bibliophiles—students who love books in all their forms and platforms—and who may be considering future work in publishing, libraries, teaching, graphic design and typography, book arts or information technology.

In this section of the course, we will discuss criteria for choosing materials to be weeded. Most of these criteria come from Belinda Boon, The CREW Method; Expanded Guidelines for Collection Evaluation and Weeding for Small and Medium-Sized Public Libraries (Austin, Texas: The Texas State Library, ).

This book is available at a reasonable. Collection Evaluation in Academic Libraries: A Practical Guide for Librarians by Karen C Kohn Book condition: As New Book Description. Hardback. As New. Librarians have long used data to describe their collections. Traditional measures have simply been input.

selection, acquisition, management-evaluation, weeding, storage and preservation of collection are the important areas of collection development.

The major problems faced by majority of libraries in collection development are Information explosion; Literature scatter; Rising price ofFile Size: 81KB. Mercer University's Regional Academic Center Libraries use quantitative and qualitative means for assessing collections in an ongoing project.

Indicators for collection evaluation: A new dimensional framework Borin, Jacqueline and Hua Yi Collection Building 27(4) ():. Building the collection is a core activity in any library. A school library collection is built to support the curriculum and provide for voluntary reading; an academic library collection is developed for current and future student and faculty research, in lines of inquiry that might be hard to imagine today; and a public library collection provides for all of these things, but above all for.

The Purpose of Evaluation. The evaluation of collections is a systematic and ongoing process. ODLIS defines collection assessment and evaluation as "the systematic evaluation of the quality of a library collection to determine the extent to which it meets the library's service goals and objectives and the information needs of its clientele.

This book is available in e-book format for libraries and individuals through aggregators and other distributors—ask your current vendor or contact us for more information. Examination copies are available for instructors who are interested in adopting this title for course use. Read an interview with the author now!.

Packed with discussion questions, activities, suggested additional. Collection Evaluation and Weeding. Assessing Your Library Collection - by the National Library of New Zealand Services to Schools.; Weeding Your School Library - A helpful video from the National Library of New Zealand.; School Library Renaissance in Baltimore County - by Della Curtis in Multimedia Schools, Nov/Dec, Collection evaluation as a basis for funding in.

Assessment of Public Library Collection 4 Boulé's article meets the needs of the libraries where collection evaluation is focused around the needs of its users. This article is an account of a Spanish speaking community's needs assessment used alongside literature review.

The assessment and reviews are used toFile Size: KB. The collection principles described here apply to all of the libraries, although specific exceptions may be noted.

Libraries use a variety of codes and labels to describe the relative size and nature of their collections. Many college libraries use collection definitions which are refinements of the work done by the Research Libraries Group.

The Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) was established in to collect concise information on library resources, services, and expenditures for the entire population of academic libraries in the United States.

The ALS is conducted every 2 years as a cooperative venture of the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Commerce, Bureau of the : Christopher C. Marston. Collection Development denotes the activities that ensure that the University Libraries include in their collections the books, periodicals, and other appropriate library materials to support the institutional and research programs of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and provide access to them.

Funds are allocated by type of material (book, periodical, microforms, electronic. Much that has been previously published on collection management focuses on academic libraries, particularly those in North America. This book places greater emphasis on the experiences of smaller public and special libraries, and attempts to view its subject from the perspective of libraries in Australia and other countries geographically.

patrons use e-books is important because collection development librarians generally take the usage of materials in the collection to indicate that the library is satisfying patron information needs.

Thus, a complete assessment of the value of e-books in libraries requires examining the usage of e-books. However, evaluation of e-book usage is most.

Borin, Jacqueline, and Hua Yi. "Assessing an Academic Library Collection through Capacity and Usage Indicators: Testing a Multi-Dimensional Model." Collection Build no.

3 (August ): Author: Leslie Engelson. General Collection Evaluation and Deselection Process Collections are strengthened by periodic evaluation and deselection (weeding). CWU Library collections should reflect the University’s programmatic growth and development.

To this end, weeding is an integral and ongoing part of the collection’s life cycle. GUIDELINES FOR A COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY USING THE CONSPECTUS MODEL International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions Section on Acquisition and Collection Development Foreword This booklet is a brief guide on how to write a collection development policy, making use of the Conspectus methodology.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Collection description and assessment in ARL libraries. Washington, D.C.: The Association, (OCoLC)   There has been little recent research into the roles and responsibilities of academic librarians in collection development in Australian universities.

In the authors reviewed the findings of a study of collection management in Australian university libraries, examining current practice and taking into account the impact of technology over the past 13 by: 5.

library, a collection of books or other written or printed materials, as well as the facility in which they are housed and the institution that is responsible for their maintenance.

See also E. Savage, The Story of Libraries and Book-Collecting (, repr. ); T. Eaton, ed., Academic Libraries: Selected full-text books and articles. Evaluation of the Collection GEORGE S. BONN EVERY LJBRARY mostly pdf academic libraries, possibly because of the prevalence and was used to estimate the new size of a book collection after expansion of the college library to a university librar~.~" The.Academic libraries must decide what focus they take in collecting materials since download pdf single library can supply everything.

When there are particular areas of specialization in academic libraries these are often referred to as niche collections. These collections are often the basis of a special collection department and may includeFile Size: 89KB.

This list highlights must-have teen ebook for libraries. The list includes 50 books, ebook magazines and five audio books. Librarians can use this collection to ensure they have quality materials to attract teens; parents and teens can use it to find interesting books and materials to keep reading skills sharp between school : Ala Library.