Rethinking Collection Development and Management

Rethinking Collection Development and Management

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This collection of thought-provoking essays by visionary and innovative library practitioners covers theory, research, and best practices in collection development, examining how it has evolved, identifying how some librarians are creatively responding to these changes, and predicting what is coming next. a€c Provides an up-to-date professional guide that complements traditional collection management texts a€c Identifies current trends and paradigm shifts in collection development and management a€c Illustrates best practices for emerging trends in collection development a€c Features contributions from innovative, informed, and visionary experts in the fieldOther major eBook vendors include 3M, whose Cloud Library offers synced delivery across usersa#39; mobile devices, ... and Baker aamp; Taylora#39;s Axis 360 digital media library and accompanying Blio reader, which also offers cloud-based delivery of content. ... vendors do not and cannot control major publishersa#39; power in removing, adjusting, or altering the availability, prices, ... saw the publisher suspend the sale of new titles to libraries, and then also request that the Amazon Kindle formata#39;sanbsp;...

Title:Rethinking Collection Development and Management
Author:Becky Albitz, Christine Avery, Diane Zabel
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2014-02-25


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