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By John Kennedy

The speedily expanding reliance on electronic instead of print-based assets has no longer decreased the significance of library assortment administration, however it has required major amendment within the considering and the perform of assortment managers, who at the present time frequently need to ponder their consumers' want for either print-based and electronic fabrics. This up to date version goals to supply a concise review of the most important components of up to date assortment administration of print and electronic assets - together with coverage formula, choice, acquisition, review, protection, deselection, and cooperative accumulating - in a fashion which goals to be of curiosity to the scholar and to the other reader looking an figuring out of a very dynamic zone of librarianship.

Much that has been formerly released on assortment administration makes a speciality of educational libraries, fairly these in North the United States. This e-book locations better emphasis at the studies of smaller public and targeted libraries, and makes an attempt to view its topic from the viewpoint of libraries in Australia and different nations geographically distant from North the USA and Western Europe. Dr John Kennedy has taught assortment administration at Charles Sturt collage for over a decade and has produced a number of earlier guides at the subject.

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