ACRL CLIP Note #35 Special Collections in College and University Libraries now available

Contact: Hugh Thompson


Manager of Publication, ACRL


312-280-2517


hthompson@ala.org
For Immediate Release


March 24, 2005

ACRL CLIP Note #35 Special Collections in College and University Libraries now available

CHICAGO —The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) has published CLIP Note #35 Special Collections in College and University Libraries. Compiled by Elizabeth A. Sudduth, Nancy B. Newins, and William E. Sudduth, CLIP Note #35 focuses on policy issues facing special collections in college and small university libraries.

A total of 146 institutions responded to a survey on special collections practices and provided sample documents on specific aspects of special collections and archives practice such as collection development, acquisitions, cataloging and processing, reference, outreach, fundraising and the development of web resources.

Ordering information can be found on the ACRL Web site,
www.ala.org/acrl (Click on Publications / Books & Monographs / CLIP Notes). ACRL members receive a 10% discount on any purchase.

ACRL is a division of the American Library Association, representing 12,800 academic and research librarians and interested individuals. ACRL is the only individual membership organization in North America that develops programs, products and services to meet the unique needs of academic and research librarians. Its initiatives enable the higher education community to understand the role that academic and research libraries play in the teaching, learning and research environments.