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Saturday, 27th February 2010

E-Resource Collection Development: A Survey of Current Practices in Academic Libraries

by Robert K. Flatley, Kutztown University and Krista Prock, Kutztown University

From the Introduction

As the amount of money spent on electronic resources increases, it seems fitting that as librarians we examine the process we use for selecting such materials. Collection development policies for print collections and ordering processes for such materials have become commonplace at many, if not all, academic libraries. As the transfer from paper to electronic resources occurs, especially in the acquisition of serial titles, we felt it necessary to examine the process we and other academic libraries use to select electronic resources.

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Source: INFOCus (Library Resources Group)


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