Rethinking Collection Development and Management

Rethinking Collection Development and Management

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This collection of thought-provoking essays by visionary and innovative library practitioners covers theory, research, and best practices in collection development, examining how it has evolved, identifying how some librarians are creatively responding to these changes, and predicting what is coming next. a€c Provides an up-to-date professional guide that complements traditional collection management texts a€c Identifies current trends and paradigm shifts in collection development and management a€c Illustrates best practices for emerging trends in collection development a€c Features contributions from innovative, informed, and visionary experts in the fieldeBook management and lending, is the need for a standardized eBook format or standardized form of eReading access ... Consumers can purchase an eBook from Amazon, send it to their Kindle, access it from their Web browser, and resume reading later on their Android smartphone. ... Unfortunately, the direct comparison of eBooks to physical books continues to weigh down public libraries and eBookanbsp;...

Title:Rethinking Collection Development and Management
Author:Becky Albitz, Christine Avery, Diane Zabel
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-02-25


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