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Book selection and use in academic libraries

Book selection and use in academic libraries

an exploratory study carried out at City of London Polytechnic and Loughborough University of Technology

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Published by Centre for Library and Information Management, Dept. of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University in [Loughborough, Leicestershire] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City of London Polytechnic. -- Library and Learning Resources Service.,
  • Loughborough University of Technology. -- Library.,
  • Academic libraries -- England -- Use studies.,
  • Academic libraries -- England -- Collection development.,
  • Book selection.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMarilyn Hart ... [et al.].
    SeriesReport / Centre for Library and Information Management, Dept. of Library and Information Studies, Loughborough University -- no. 45, CLAIM report -- no. 45
    ContributionsHart, Marilyn., Loughborough University of Technology. Centre for Library and Information Management.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 54 p. --
    Number of Pages54
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17455971M
    ISBN 100904024718

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Hart, Marilyn; Loughborough University of Technology. Centre for Library and Information Management; City of London Polytechnic. Selection is not to be purely an academic exercise; it also requires the intuition of the library staff.

The results of a study of collection management in Australian university libraries,5 however, indicated that the participation of academic librarians in the selection of monographic resources was limited.

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Scope of influence. Most academic libraries in the United States use Choice and/or Choice Reviews for selecting and purchasing materials.

Reviews are published monthly in Choice magazine and are added in real time to the Choice Reviews subscription Based in: Middletown, Connecticut. A summary of the results of a study made to determine what differences, if any, exist in the use of books selected by different methods (librarian, faculty, blanket-order approval plans) in Author: G.

Edward Evans. The purpose of the Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) electronic book (e-book) study was to assess use, and factors affecting use, of e-books by all patron groups of an academic health sciences library serving both university and health system–affiliated williamblack.club by: are a few thoughts on the current state of e-books in academic libraries, and some suggestions for how e-book access and use models might be improved.

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The Death and Migration of Book Collections in Academic Libraries William H. Walters Dozens of newspaper and magazine articles have reported on the slow “death” of books in public and academic libraries.

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