Rummage through the policies and issues affecting the collections management field.Describe the methodologies used to measure collections. Learn about document delivery. Round up alternative ways you can help users find the information they need.
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This subject introduces students to the following areas of collection management: Collection development: written collection development policies, collection measurement and evaluation, cooperative collecting, selection procedure, selection aids, document delivery, electronic periodicals, aggregation, licensing, consortia, open access archives, collection storage, weeding, preservation and conservation, and censorship.
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