Collection Development: Winter 2013


Joy Bennett




Winter 2013


  1. To gain an understanding of the development and maintenance of information collections in various types of libraries and information centers.
  2. To prepare and interpret policies relating to the building of information collections of both traditional (books, periodicals, manuscripts, etc.) and electronic media.
  3. To become conversant with evaluation criteria in the selection process.
  4. To become conversant with sources and methods of acquisition of various forms of materials.
  5. To learn methods for collection assessment.
  6. To understand the basics of materials budgets and budget monitoring.

Required Textbook:

Evans, G. E., Saponaro, M. Collection Management Basics, 6th ed.

Link to Syllabus:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s