Collection Development (LIS 522)

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About this Course


In this course you'll explore the development and management of library collections in academic, public and school libraries, with an emphasis on media resources and services.

Topics include:

  • Access to materials
  • Community analysis and library mission
  • Collection development policies, criteria, principles, levels and responsibilities
  • Aids to selection
  • Collection evaluation and use studies
  • Controversial materials