Making a Collection Count
A Holistic Approach to Library Collection ManagementBy
- Holly Hibner
- Mary Kelly
Making a Collection Count connects the various pieces of library collection management, such as selection, cataloguing, shelving, circulation and weeding, and teaches readers how to gather and analyze data from each point in a collectionâs life cycle. Relationships between collections and other library services, such as reference, programming, and technology, are also explored. The result is a quality collection that is clean, current, relevant, and useful, and which connects and highlights various library services.
Paperback, 190 Pages
Published: September 2010
Imprint: Chandos Publishing
- Life cycle of a collection; Collection audit and using statistics; Physical inventory; Creating collection objectives and benchmarks; Collection organization; Making the most of a library collection budget; Everything is connected.