Guide to Collection Development and Management: Administration, Organization, and Staffing

Collection Management & Development Series, No 10

Mary H. Munroe, John M. Haar, and Peggy Johnson
(Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2002) 32p. $12.50 ISBN 0-8108-4130-4.

To a new collection development librarian just learning the field or to an experienced practitioner attempting to reorganize a program, the options can be confusing and contradictory. This guide provides an overview of the organizational alternatives available to libraries by addressing activities and explaining the models used in public, academic, and school libraries. It provides an overview of possible structures and indicates some of the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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