Collection Development and Management: Fall 2011


Donghee Sinn


University at Albany


Fall 2011


This course is a survey of theoretical and practical aspects of the selection, acquisition, evaluation, and management of resources to meet the information needs of clientele in libraries and other institutional environments. The course covers a variety of related issues, including analysis of information needs, criteria for selection, publishing trends, electronic access, resource sharing, outsourcing, collection use evaluation, and useful resources for collection development.

Required Textbook:

Evans, G. E. 2005. Developing Library and Information Center Collections.

Link to Syllabus:

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