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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Acquisitions (Libraries)

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementStephen Ford.
LC ClassificationsZ689 .F74 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 261 p. ;
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4151494M
LC Control Number80131177

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Selection & Reconsideration Policy Toolkit for Public, School, & Academic Libraries Acquisitions procedures should describe all steps from initial screening to final selection. It is important to list the type of materials that are collected, why they are needed, and how they are library — academic, public, and school (public, private, charter, independent, and international. Selection and Ordering Process. Most departments have a Library Committee representative who decides which items will enhance the Library’s collection. Faculty may submit orders through their department’s Library Committee representative. Decide on the method of acquisition. In respect of acquisition of library materials, the HKPL will no longer set a compulsory indicator for the quantity of library materials to be acquired each year. Instead, per capita collection will gradually increase to a quantity comparable to that as recommended by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA. Acquisition Policy The ‘acquisition’ is the most fundamental management process and principle of the library. The acquisition means the qualitative procurement of books and other reading material after the selection. Acquisition and selection both are sisters and quality in selection to improve the quality of the acquisition. Without ‘selection’ acquisition is to make unclean.

The selection of library materials is performed by professionally trained library staff of the HKPL. Librarians from various public libraries form subject groups to identify library materials and assess their suitability for acquisition based on information obtained from a wide spectrum of sources, including publishers' and booksellers. The acquisition of library materials entry exchange gathering plans gift government publications handling important in-print Index institutions International Standard Book invoices issues jobbers large libraries library acquisitions Library Journal library materials Library of Congress Library Resources Library Trends library's catalog. BOOK ACQUISITION IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES SOURCES AND METHODS ABSTRACT This work is on book acquisition in academic libraries sources and methods. A case study of Imo state Polytechnic Library Umuagwo. It emphasized the need for acquisition of library materials for its primary clientele 8 questionnaires forms were administered to the institution under study. Acquisition of Library materials. The Chelmsford Public Library makes every effort to purchase library materials in all formats at the best prices and under the best terms, as well as in accordance with all local, state and federal laws. For more details on how selections are decided, please refer to .

Scope. The Acquisition and Collection Development Section focuses on 1) the interrelated processes of collection development (planning and building a useful and balanced collection of library materials over a period of years) and 2) the acquisitions of library materials in all formats.. Collection development is based on ongoing assessments of the information needs of library clientele, usage. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ford, Stephen. Acquisition of library materials. Chicago: American Library Association, (OCoLC) II. Procedures Accessioning New Library Materials “Accessioning” is the term used to describe the process of adding new materials to the library collection. The following is a list of procedures that can be used as a checklist for acquiring materials for your library collection. Please note that the wording refers more closely to booksFile Size: KB. Acquisition is a means by which books and non book materials are collected in a library. The librarian glossary () defined acquisition as a process of acquiring or Author: MODISHPROJECT.