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Collection Development Update

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Carl Danis, Collection Development/Electronic Resources Librarian (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
Web Site: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/library

Abstract: What is the purpose of Collection Development Services? Quite a few people do not understand its purpose or that such a process even exists. Collection development is basically defined as the planned purchase of library materials in a variety of formats that support and match the instructional and research needs of the institution. In addition, the collection development process must operate within certain fiscal constraints.

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Publication
Library Lines vol. 18, no.3
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Libraries, Library Resources, Library Collections, Collection Development, Mary Livermore Library