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Guide to Writing Collection Development Policies for Music : Music Library Association Technical Reports - Amanda Maple

Guide to Writing Collection Development Policies for Music

Music Library Association Technical Reports

Hardcover Published: 28th February 2001
ISBN: 9780810840065
Number Of Pages: 110

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Every music collection has its own specific features in terms of flexibility, users, and selceting criteria, therefore a universal formula for writing collection development policies doesn't exist. This study aims to help librarians who are responsible for writing policies and refers not only to the proper process of planning a library's information resources, but also to other related activities, incorporated into or coordinated with the collection development policy: collection management activities and resource sharing programmes.

Libraries of all types and sizes that work with music collections will benefit from this useful collection development tool. * Technicalities * ...very useful publication. Guides should be succinct and practical, and this publication is both. * Library Collections, Acquisitions and Technical Services * ...the Guide's focus upon music collection development policies is unique...concise and thorough treatment...Recommended for large public, academic, and music libraries. * Library Journal * Libraries of all types and sizes that work with music collections will benefit from this useful collection development tool. Technicalities ...very useful publication. Guides should be succinct and practical, and this publication is both. Library Collections, Acquisitions and Technical Services ...the Guide's focus upon music collection development policies is unique...concise and thorough treatment...Recommended for large public, academic, and music libraries. Library Journal

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. ix
Checklist for Writing a Collection Development Policy for Musicp. 1
Outline of a Sample Policy with Examplesp. 21
Introductionp. 22
Summary of the scope of coverage at current collecting levelsp. 33
Detailed analysis of the collectionp. 42
Middlebury College Music Library Collection Development Policyp. 69
Obtaining Copies of Policiesp. 91
Glossaryp. 93
Notesp. 99
Selected Bibliography
Writing Collection Policiesp. 103
Music Collections: Development and Assessmentp. 104
Indexp. 107
About the Authorsp. 111
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ISBN: 9780810840065
ISBN-10: 0810840065
Series: Music Library Association Technical Reports
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 110
Published: 28th February 2001
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.06 x 15.85  x 1.47
Weight (kg): 0.34